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January 2019

Zika Response – “Not Too Late” in Jamaica: ASSIST’s Innovative Approach Integrating Gender to Strengthen Psychosocial Support Services Today, for Tomorrow

2019-01-31T15:13:06+00:00

By Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC Participants in Trewlany pose for celebratory photo after successful first training.Photo Credit: Morgan Mickle, WI-HER, LLC (2018) In October 2018 I arrived in Jamaica from the United States to facilitate two weeks of [...]

Zika Response – “Not Too Late” in Jamaica: ASSIST’s Innovative Approach Integrating Gender to Strengthen Psychosocial Support Services Today, for Tomorrow2019-01-31T15:13:06+00:00

Machismo as a barrier to prevent Zika in Ecuador: Fighting it is a win for all, not only for women

2019-01-23T23:46:21+00:00

Machismo as a barrier to prevent Zika in Ecuador: Fighting it is a win for all, not only for women By: Elga Salvador “Por el machismo” (because of machismo) has been a constant theme in the focus groups, interviews, and [...]

Machismo as a barrier to prevent Zika in Ecuador: Fighting it is a win for all, not only for women2019-01-23T23:46:21+00:00

Ecuador y el machismo como barrera para prevenir el Zika. Combatirlo es una ganancia para todos, no solo para las mujeres.

2019-02-01T01:33:49+00:00

Por: Elga Salvador ‘Por el machismo’ ha sido el leitmotiv que ha emergido de todas las consultas y entrevistas realizadas por WI-HER en los diferentes países de América Latina y el Caribe dirigidas a identificar obstáculos a la prevención de la transmisión sexual [...]

Ecuador y el machismo como barrera para prevenir el Zika. Combatirlo es una ganancia para todos, no solo para las mujeres.2019-02-01T01:33:49+00:00

Adolescentes embarazadas y las barreras que enfrentan para prevenir el zika

2019-01-14T18:38:31+00:00

Adolescentes embarazadas y las barreras que enfrentan para prevenir el zika Por: Elga Salvador El Hospital Universitario Maternidad Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia (HUMNSA) fue escenario del primer nacimiento del 2019 en la República Dominicana; el mismo día el mismo [...]

Adolescentes embarazadas y las barreras que enfrentan para prevenir el zika2019-01-14T18:38:31+00:00

Adolescent Pregnancy and Barriers to Zika Prevention

2019-01-14T18:35:51+00:00

Adolescent Pregnancy and Barriers to Zika Prevention By: Elga Salvador In the Dominican Republic, adolescent pregnancy has been prevalent with numbers exceeding 20%  over the last two decades.[1] For the sixth consecutive year, the first child born in 2019 in [...]

Adolescent Pregnancy and Barriers to Zika Prevention2019-01-14T18:35:51+00:00

December 2018

Criminalization of Human Trafficking Victims

2018-12-10T19:33:24+00:00

By: Razan Farmand  Human trafficking is a devastating global issue. Despite its universal reach, human trafficking takes place locally— in nail salon or a favorite restaurant; in a neighborhood home or popular hotel; on a city street or urban farm. [...]

Criminalization of Human Trafficking Victims2018-12-10T19:33:24+00:00

La intersección de género y discapacidad debe abordarse con urgencia para prevenir la violencia en el contexto de la epidemia de Zika

2018-12-04T15:18:14+00:00

Por: Maddison Hall, Elga Salvador y Tisa Barrios Wilson Alrededor del 15% de la población mundial vive con algún tipo de discapacidad, y se espera que esta prevalencia aumente en concordancia con el envejecimiento poblacional y el aumento de las [...]

La intersección de género y discapacidad debe abordarse con urgencia para prevenir la violencia en el contexto de la epidemia de Zika2018-12-04T15:18:14+00:00

Child Marriage Statistics

2018-12-04T15:12:00+00:00

Preventing child marriage is a critical component in the fight against GBV. It is a form of GBV itself and a risk factor for other forms of violence. Click on our graph to explore rates of child marriage across the [...]

Child Marriage Statistics2018-12-04T15:12:00+00:00

The intersection of gender and disability must be urgently addressed to prevent violence in the context of the Zika epidemic

2018-12-03T19:34:13+00:00

By: Maddison Hall, Elga Salvador, and Tisa Barrios Wilson Around 15% of the world’s population is living with some form of disability, and this prevalence is expected to rise in concurrence with the aging of populations and increasing burden of [...]

The intersection of gender and disability must be urgently addressed to prevent violence in the context of the Zika epidemic2018-12-03T19:34:13+00:00