Dear Gender experts, here are some interesting news:
Tackling sexual misconduct in Yemen through innovative collaboration (UN News, November 28, 2023)
> In south Yemen, WHO’s efforts to prevent and respond to sexual misconduct are gaining ground. There, at the beginning of 2023, training sessions on the prevention of sexual misconduct commenced across a network of 17 mental health units established by WHO in the region. This work has established cooperation with healthcare workers to support potential survivors of sexual misconduct and better aligned WHO’s work with Member States to effect greater change.
How to get pregnant women to hospitals when ambulances can't reach them (Devex, November 24, 2023)
> Nonprofits are using creative ways to transport women in labour to health facilities, in a bid to reduce maternal mortality rates in Africa.
How one UN agency is getting countries to help pay for contraceptives (Devex, November 23, 2023)
> UNFPA is a major provider of donated reproductive health products in many LIMCs, but has suffered from funding cuts over the years. Under a new model, governments commit to making mandatory contributions to its supplies program.