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Subject: Reproductive health > Gender-based violence and rights
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Community Health Volunteers Update: A Newsletter From the APHIA II Western Project (Issue 2)

In an effort to support community interventions and health service utilization, APHIA II Western produces the Community Health Volunteers Update to help reinforce HIV and AIDS, reproductive health, tuberculosis, diarrhea, maternal and child health, and malaria messages passed through community outreach activities and health facilities; stimulate public discussions; reinforce behavior change; and promote use of health services.

Publication date: July 2009

Region: Africa

Part of series: APHIA II Western Community Health Volunteers Update

Strengthening Understanding of Femicide: Using Research to Galvanize Action and Accountability

This publication provides an overview of a conference on femicide convened  jointly by PATH, the Inter-American Alliance for the Prevention of Gender-based Violence, the Medical Research Council of South Africa, and the World Health Organization in Washington, DC, April 14–16, 2008. The conference brought together activists, researchers, and forensic professionals from 13 countries, with the aim of identifying common ground for strengthening research and galvanizing global action to prevent femicide and end the impunity so often granted to perpetrators.

Publication date: May 2009

Region: Global

PATH Today (Spring 2008)

This edition of PATH Today highlights the first tour of PATH Journeys, our newly established donor travel program. Also featured are PATH's Sure Start program, a thank-you to the sponsors of our 2008 Breakfast for Global Health, and information on two endeavors to protect women from disease and violence: the Global Call to Stop Cervical Cancer and the International Violence Against Women Act.

Publication date: May 2008

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Strengthening Regional Work on Gender-Based Violence: A Meeting of Activists, Practitioners, and Researchers from the Horn, East and Southern Africa, Kampala, Uganda, November 8-9, 2006

In November 2006, more than 100 community activists, advocates, researchers, service providers, health care professionals, and practitioners gathered in Kampala, Uganda, for a first-of-its-kind meeting on strengthening regional work on gender-based violence. Participants from 15 countries discussed innovative interventions, unexpected challenges, and lessons learned from their collective experiences in the field.The meeting was a collaborative initiative of PATH, Raising Voices, the Gender-Based Violence Prevention Network, the Interagency Gender Working Group, and the East Africa Regional Office of the US Agency for International Development. This report synthesizes the workshops, presentations, and discussions that were held over the two days.

Publication date: January 2008

Region: Africa

PATH Today (Winter 2007)

This edition of PATH Today features a main article about the neveripine pouch, "Protecting newborns against HIV," and includes updates on the Meningitis Vaccine Project's plans to introduce a vaccine in Burkina Faso in 2008, PATH's nomination as a Laureate for the Tech Museum Awards, and the organization's recognition as a top social entreprenuer in Fast Company magazine. The issue also includes details about the Gates Partnership Challenge and other opportunities for donors to engage and learn about PATH.

Publication date: December 2007

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Community Health Workers' Manual

PATH developed this manual for community health workers to facilitate and support the implementation of the AIDS, Population, and Health Integrated Assistance (APHIA) II project’s community-based activities in Eastern, Nyanza, and Western provinces of Kenya. The manual was developed with funding from the US Agency for International Development. It is available as one large file or as 17 smaller files.

Publication date: July 2007

Region: Africa

Directions in Global Health (Volume 2, Issue 3)

The December 2005 issue of Directions in Global Health features five projects: PATH's Japanese encephalitis project, our collaboration with WHO on gender-based violence, a "lab-on-a-card" technology for detecting enteric disease, new HPV DNA tests for detecting cervical cancer, and an innovative behavior-change project that is helping prevent HIV in Eritrea.

Author: PATH

Publication date: December 2005

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

Female Genital Mutilation in Africa: An Analysis of Current Abandonment Approaches

This report explores female genital mutilation (FGM) practices, evaluates approaches to abandoning the practice, describes the roles of various stakeholders in the abandonment process, and shares lessons learned from FGM abandonment programs.

Author: Mateshi J; Sass J

Publication date: 2005

Region: Africa

Researching Violence Against Women: A Practical Guide for Researchers and Activists

Produced by PATH and the World Health Organization, this guide draws on the experience of researchers from more than 40 countries and presents methods for performing surveys and qualitative research on gender-based violence in low-resource settings. It covers all aspects of the research process, from study design to training field workers. It also describes ways to use findings to influence decision-makers. Most important, it presents clear guidelines for protecting the safety of women participating in the research. The guide is available as one large file or as 16 smaller files for easier downloading.

Author: Ellsberg M, Heise L

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women

Author: Garcia-Moreno C; Jansen HA; Ellsberg M; Heise L; Watts C

Publication date: 2005

Region: Global

Directions in Global Health (Volume 1, Issue 2)

This issue of Directions in Global Health profiles five PATH projects: Entre Amigas, which is reaching young adolescent girls in Nicaragua with reproductive health and life skills; the Healthy Start for a Healthy Life project, which is improving the care of newborns in Indonesia; the Ukraine TB project, which is implementing training and IEC activities to control tuberculosis; PATH's Children's Vaccine Program, which is managing medical waste in Nepal; and the Horizons program, which is influencing gender norms among young men in Brazil.

Publication date: May 2004

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

A Rights-Based Approach to Reproductive Health (Outlook, vol. 20, no. 4)

Human rights and reproductive health advocates increasingly are working together to advance women's and men's well-being. This issue of Outlook discusses fundamental human rights principles and major developments; benefits of a rights-based approach to reproductive health; obligations and responsibilities at the international, national, health care system, and community levels; and how programs can implement a rights-based approach to reproductive health care.

Author: Kols A

Publication date: December 2003

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

Violence Against Women: The Health Sector Responds

Violence Against Women: The Health Sector Responds provides a strategy for addressing this complex problem and concrete approaches for carrying it out. It was developed for those on the front lines and for decision-makers who are developing policies and resources. The book should motivate health providers and leaders to more directly confront the issue of gender-related violence and ensure support to affected women. The document is available as one large file or, for faster downloading, four smaller files.

Author: Velzeboer M, Ellsberg M, Clavel Arcas C, García-Moreno C

Publication date: 2003

Region: Global

PATH Today (Fall 2002)

Publication date: September 2002

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Violence Against Women: Effects on Reproductive Health (Outlook, vol. 20, no. 1)

Author: Shane B; Ellsberg M

Publication date: September 2002

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

Reproductive Health and Rights: Reaching the Hardly Reached

This important book brings together a public health and human rights focus on the reproductive health and rights of women and men who are the most disadvantaged and underserved: the "hardly reached." Each article fills a significant gap in our understanding of the health needs of those least served by existing reproductive health programs, including survivors of gender-based violence, refugees, sexual minorities, indigenous women, adolescents and young girls and women who have been trafficked.

Author: Murphy E; Hendrix-Jenkins A

Publication date: 2002

Region: Global

PATH Today (Winter 2001)

Publication date: December 2001

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Reproductive Health, Gender and Human Rights: A Dialogue

This document is available for downloading in one large file or by individual chapters. (There are 12 chapters plus appendices.)

Author: Murphy E; Ringheim K

Publication date: 2001

Region: Global

PATH Today (Spring 2000)

Publication date: May 2000

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Gender Inequities and Women's Health (Outlook, vol. 16, no. 4)

Author: Kols A

Publication date: March 1999

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

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