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“She cannot just sit around waiting to turn twenty”

Choosing whether, when and who to marry is one of the most important, personal decisions that one can make. Yet, in many places around the world, girls and boys are…
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Whose justice, whose alternative?

Intimate partner violence against women is a complex, enormously prevalent crime with devastating effects on women’s safety, health, and well being. With one out of three women worldwide experiencing this violence, its magnitude presents…
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A price too high to bear: the costs of maternal mortality

Across the developing world, a woman dies every two minutes from complications of pregnancy and childbirth. Improving maternal health is widely acknowledged as a global public health priority and an…
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A leadership strategy for reducing hunger and malnutrition in Africa

The Agriculture-Nutrition Advantage project was implemented over a three-year period, from 2001 to 2004, to cultivate a network of leaders and advocates in sub-Saharan Africa who would promote an approach…
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Changing what it means to ‘become a man’: participants’ reflections on a school-based programme to redefine masculinity in the Balkans

Calls to engage men and boys in efforts to promote health, prevent violence and advance gender equality have grown in recent years. However, there remains little evidence or reflection on…
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Community gender norms change as part of a multilevel approach to sexual health among married women in Mumbai, India

Inequitable gender norms in societies and communities negatively contribute to women’s sexual and reproductive health. While the need for change in gender norms is well recognized, the task is highly…
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Effects of a health care provider intervention in reduction of sexual risk and related outcomes in economically marginal communities in Mumbai, India

This study assessed the effectiveness of a brief narrative intervention implemented by trained biomedical and Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy (AYUSH) providers from three low-income communities in Mumbai, India. The…
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Child marriage: a critical barrier to girls’ schooling and gender equality in education

Education is not only a human right, but also a powerful tool for women’s empowerment and a strategic development investment. There is a clear multiplier effect to educating girls; women…
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GEMS brief – Hindi

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Leadership Training brief

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VLCPC brief – Hindi

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VLCPC brief – English

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