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Ensuring contraceptive security through effective supply chains

Moazzam Ali, Eds.: World Health Organization, (2017)

Strengthening supply chains to meet the growing demand for family planning will require systems diagnostics, supply chain redesign or adjustments, strategically located storage and distribution systems, adequate staffing and training, and better information about inventory and financing.

17 ways to end FGM/C: Lessons from the field

Eds.: NFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting (FGM/C), (2017)

Minimum Standardsfor Prevention and Response to Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies

UNFPA, (2015)

Gender-based violence is a life-threatening, global health and human rights issue that violates international human rights law and principles of gender equality. It is also a threat to lasting peace and an affront to our common humanity. United Nations Member States have called for urgent action to end GBV in emergencies, recognizing that in crises, the risk of GBV is heightened, particularly for women and adolescent girls.

Doenças diarreicas agudas em emergências complexas


MEDIDAS VITAIS. Tomada de decisões para preparação e resposta.

Breaking the mould: changing belief systems and gender norms to eliminate violence against women

Eds.: Oxfam , (2018)

This report provides insights into the prevalence of belief systems and gender norms among young women and men in the region. It looks in depth at the most entrenched beliefs and behaviours among the younger population and provides ample evidence that we must challenge and change the prevailing belief systems and gender norms if we are to make real progress in guaranteeing the right of all women and girls to a life free from violence.

The Burden of Breadwinning: Transformative Masculinities in the Context of HIV, Violence against Women and Gender Inequality

Eds.: Brot für die Welt, (2016)

Since the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995, gender mainstreaming has become a widespread strategy for changing unequal social and institutional structures which discriminate against women and girls, with the goal of achieving gender equality. Much has changed for women since 1995: they have become more visible as actors in society, economy and politics. Public awareness regarding their discrimination has increased. However, most societies remain based on patriarchy and male hegemony. Patriarchal structures and institutions cannot easily be changed and the struggle for gender equality is still far from being won.

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