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COVID-19 Rapid Gender Assessment - Malawi 2020

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Commissioned by UN Women and UNFPA, the study was aimed at producing sex-disaggregated data on the impacts of COVID-19 on women and men aged 18 years and older in Malawi. This publication summarizes the findings of the rapid gender assessment (RGA) report.

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COVID-19 Rapid Gender Assessment - Mozambique 2020

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This rapid gender assessment in Mozambique seeks to deliver an accurate picture of the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis for women.

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COVID-19 Gender Assessment - Kenya 2020

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This report analyses the gendered socio-economic effects of COVID-19 and provides policy recommendations that will guide responses, interventions and recovery plans for COVID-19 in Kenya.

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COVID-19 Rapid Gender Assessment - Rwanda 2020

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This study, commissioned as a rapid assessment of gendered effects of COVID-19 pandemic in Rwanda, was carried out from a gender perspective and addressed several topics including effects of COVID-19 on domestic violence and women’s rights.

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Technical Brief on the Integration of Menstrual Health into Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policies and Programmes

Technical Reports and Document

This two-part technical brief provides guidance on how to strengthen and operationalize the integration of menstrual health in sexual and reproductive health and rights policies and programmes at global, regional and national levels. Part 1 provides an overview of the evidence-based rationale for integrating MH and SRHR. Part 2 offers technical guidance for the integration of MH in SRHR in policies and programmes.

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Menstrual Health in East and Southern Africa: Update of the 2018 Rapid Review and Stocktaking

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This rapid review was commissioned to take stock and document progress made in ESA since the 2018 Symposium, including at country level, and with the additional purpose of documenting and assessing the role of the ACMHM.

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A Decade of Business Unusual

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It is imperative that the reduction in sexually transmitted HIV infections in East and Southern Africa be fast-tracked if countries in the region are to achieve the overarching global HIV targets agreed for 2030. In support of UNAIDS, UNFPA has drawn up a framework to guide HIV prevention for the next 10 years in the region.

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The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

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The State of the World’s Midwifery 2021 builds on previous reports in the SoWMy series and represents an unprecedented effort to document the whole world’s Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health workforce, with a focus on midwives. It calls for urgent investment in midwives to enable them to fulfil their potential.

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Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, Midwives Save Lives

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The aim of these personal stories from midwives and the findings in this report are to stimulate policy discussions and enable evidence-based decision-making at national and subnational levels, and to help countries meet their commitments towards the reduction of preventable maternal death.

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My Body Is My Own

State of World Population Report

We have the inherent right to choose what we do with our body, to ensure its protection and care, to pursue its expression. The quality of our lives depends on it. In fact, our lives themselves depend on it. 

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