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5/4/2020 Learn More

Calling All Young People: We Need Your Input!

IAWG Sub-Working Group on Adolescent and Reproductive Health

We are inviting young people to join our webinar series to make sure young people’s voices, issues, and ideas are included in a critical resource for adolescent sexual and reproductive health. Please email Katie Meyer.

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4/13/2020 Learn More

The HIV pandemic provides lessons for the response to the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: no vaccine is available for either and there are no licensed pharmaceuticals for COVID-19, just as there was not for HIV infection in the early years. Population behavior will determine the pandemic trajectory of COVID-19,1 just as it did for HIV.

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4/11/2020 Learn More

Centring sexual and reproductive health and justice in the global COVID-19 response

The Lancet | Kelli Stidham Hall, Goleen Samari, Samantha Garbers, Sara E Casey, Dazon Dixon Diallo, Miriam Orcutt, et al.

A sexual and reproductive health and justice framework—one that centres human rights, acknowledges intersecting injustices, recognises power structures, and unites across identities—is essential for monitoring and addressing the inequitable gender, health, and social effects of COVID-19.

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4/11/2020 Learn More

The success of the global response—the ability of both women and men to survive and recover from the pandemic's effects—will depend on the quality of evidence informing the response and the extent to which data represent sex and gender differences.