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Infertility Round table: How can we address this neglected reproductive health concern?

Date: 14 November 2017.

Share-Net International and the University of Amsterdam are happy to invite you for the Infertility Round Table on the 14th of November 2017 at the University of Amsterdam in Amsterdam…

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Making Inclusion

SAVE-THE-DATE: Making inclusion work! Sexual Reproductive and Health Rights (SRHR) and Disability

Date: 23 November 2017.

The Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development (DCDD) and Share-Net Netherlands are delighted to invite you to the upcoming expert meeting: Making inclusion work Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Disability 23nd November 2017 from 9.30 to 12.30 at Paleiskerk - Paleistraat 8, The Hague. This expert meeting is organized as part of a two-day working …

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Young Investigators

Call for Proposals: Young Investigators NGO stop @Aidsfonds

Submission deadline: 27 October 2017.
Date: 23 November 2017.

The Young Investigator Network of Share-Net Netherlands has the pleasure to invite PhD students working on SRHR to present their research during the 4th NGO stop at Aidsfonds in Amsterdam. The “Young Investigators NGO Tour” is an initiative of Share-Net Netherlands that aims to offer a two-way platform for young investigators (including PhD researchers, Post-docs, researchers within NGOs and institutes) …

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Maternal Health

Thematic Meeting Maternal Health

Date: 7 October 2017.

It is with pleasure that we invite you to the maternal health thematic meeting, held on the 7th of November 2017 at Lloyd Hotel in Amsterdam. Share-Net International organizes a thematic meeting with a focus on respectful maternity care in various settings. Inspiring, international key-note speakers will give us insights into the latest global research, the human rights perspectives, …

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6th Annual Meeting ‘Linking Research, Policy and Practice - Students and NGOs'

Date: 19 October 2017.

Share-Net is happy to invite you to the 6th Annual Meeting ‘Linking Research, Policy and Practice - Students and NGOs’. This meeting will bring together students who have finalized or will start their Master research in the field of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) including HIV and AIDS, and researchers, practitioners and policy makers working in the field of …

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Child Marriage

Expert Meeting: Child Marriage, exploring choice and agency

Date: 12 December 2017.

Latest research, showcasing new perspectives on child marriage and it’s drivers. It is with pleasure that we invite you to the expert meeting on Child Marriage, held on the 12th…

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Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United Nations Under-Secretary-General.   Dr. Kanem, a Panamanian, is the Fund’s fifth Executive Director. She had been serving as Acting Executive Director since June, and as Deputy Executive …

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Dynamic partnership between government & NGOs launch new TV series focused on menstrual health & hygiene in Bangladesh

Together with RedOrange (a Bangladeshi  media and communication agency), knowledge institute TNO and with support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN), Simavi has launched a 13-episode TV program to promote menstrual health & hygiene in Bangladesh. The series, 'Meyeder Sera School’, (which translates to ‘The best school for girls’), is part of a larger campaign called 'Ritu' (a girl’s name …

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Female Condoms

Webinar: Will she still be able to choose? Why to invest in female condoms in times of scarcity

Date: 17 October 2017.

In this webinar, various speakers will be debunking common female condoms myths and excuses; whether they are ‘too expensive’, ‘not accepted’, or ‘there is no demand’. These experts will provide you with the latest data and insights, showing you that: Female condoms are accepted – as Lucía Pérez Chabaneau (Consultant) found in her recently published acceptability study for UNFPA Uruguay …

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Conference “Contested Privates: Religion and Homosexuality in Public Discourse”

Date: 26-28 October 2017.

On October 26-28, 2017, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Utrecht University will organise a conference on “Contested Privates: Religion and Homosexuality in Public Discourse” in Utrecht, with keynote lectures by Anne-Marie Korte (Utrecht University), Yvette…

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SAVE-THE-DATE: Seminar on access to quality medicines and supplies for SRHR

Date: 8 November 2017.

Reproductive health supplies: a question of availability, quality and affordability Save the Date: Seminar on access to quality medicines and supplies for  SRHR will take place the next Wednesday  8th…

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GUSO Capacity Strengthening’: Call for SRHR Trainers

Closing Date: 16 October 2017.

Background A number of consortia, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign affairs are committed to strengthening the capacity of its partner organizations in the domain of SRHR. For instance Get Up Speak Out (GUSO) consortium. Capacity strengthening (CS) efforts are tied directly to the GUSO programme objective: “All young people, especially girls and young women, are empowered to realize …

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Table hosts Facilitators

Closing Date: Open until filled. 

The Dutch Coalition for Disability and Development and Share-Net Netherlands are looking for: Facilitating table hosts. For the expert meeting ‘Making inclusion work’ on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Disability on the 23nd of November 2017 from 09.30 – 12.30 in the Paleiskerk, the Hague. In the first half of the meeting, Catalina Devandas, special UN rapporteur for the …

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Sluitingsdatum: 22 oktober 2017.

Mensen hebben de vrijheid om eigen keuzes te maken op het gebied van seksualiteit en reproductieve gezondheid, met respect voor de rechten van anderen, binnen een ondersteunde samenleving. Rutgers verbindt…

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Policy and Campaigns Director

Closing Date: 29 October 2017.

Do you want to work for a Feminist Europe? You are in the right place! The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, gathering over 2000 women’s associations. The EWL has members in all 28 EU Member States and three of the candidate countries. The EWL campaigns for a feminist Europe, …

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Syphilis is a bacterial STI caused by Treponema pallidum that results in substantial morbidity and mortality. Syphilis is transmitted through sexual contact with infectious lesions of the mucous membranes or abraded skin, via blood transfusion, or transplacentally from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Mother-to-child transmission of syphilis (congenital syphilis) is usually devastating to the fetus if maternal infection is …

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Global Gag

Global Gag Rule: PAI’s What You Need to Know Guide

We are pleased to share with you PAI’s unofficial guide, “What You Need to Know About the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance Restrictions on U.S. Global Health Assistance” to educate about what is permissible under the expanded Global Gag Rule. You can access the guide on PAI’s website here. On January 23, 2017, President Donald Trump signed a “Presidential …

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Safe motherhood

Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health

This edition of MTb takes us back to 1987, the year in which the Working Party on International Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health (WP) was established under its former name Dutch Consultancy for Maternal and Child Health. The focus has always been on women’s health in low income countries and non-western immigrants in the Netherlands. Thirty years have passed, and …

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