Advocacy and human rights

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October 10, 2018
It is an internationally accepted principle that ethics norms should be applied and enforced in research with humans through ethics review by research ethics committees (RECs). This places RECs at the very heart of the system for protecting participants and enforcing their rights. In the South African ethical-legal framework for child research, there are divergent approaches to consent - from mandatory parental consent for child research, which limits the authority for proxy consent to parents and legal guardians, to self-consent by older adolescents, provided certain conditions are met, and consent by a range of parental substitutes where there are no available parents or legal guardians.
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October 9, 2018

BACKGROUND: In Mozambique, the widow is traditionally required to undergo a cleansing ritual called pita-kufa, which generally involves several

Event
October 4, 2018

Join Project SOAR for a webinar featuring the latest evidence and insights from implementation science research in Malawi and capacity-strengthening activities with DREAMS implementing partners (IPs) in Botswana, Cote d’Ivoire, Haiti, Namibia, and Rwanda.

Event
September 26, 2018

Engaging men and boys in sexual and reproductive health, particularly family planning, can improve health outcomes for men, women, and children.

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September 26, 2018

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) 2018 is underway. Devex has developed this webpage to keep you up to date with with all the biggest stories coming out of the event.

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September 19, 2018

This photo story, about implementing the CHARISMA intervention pilot in Johannesburg, South Africa, illustrates how the pilot unfolded, starting with CHARISMA lay counselors conducting relationship assessments in 2016 with women using the vaginal dapivirine ring for HIV prevention in the MTN-025

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September 19, 2018

USAID and PEPFAR's approach to pursuing HIV epidemic control is transforming lives and supporting the development of healthy, self-reliant Malawian people.

Event
September 11, 2018

The Interagency Working Group on Linkages between sexual and reproductive health and rights and HIV (IAWG SRHR/HIV), in collaboration with the IBP Initiative, plans to hold a webinar series to share updates on key activities and res

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September 11, 2018

The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) 2017 annual report takes a look at promising woman-centered technologies that could expand women's prevention options and help empower them to protect their sexual and reproductive health on their own terms.

Blog
September 10, 2018

Over the last three decades, a range of biomedical and behavioral approaches have dramatically reduced HIV incidence throughout the world and improved the quality and availability of life-saving treatment for those living with HIV.