Masimanyane Women's Support Centre is a non-profit international women's organisation based in East London, South Africa. With a specific focus on gender-based violence, sexual and reproductive health and rights and the gendered nature of HIV and Aids, they aim to build the capacity of women and human rights advocates to claim and realise women's human rights. This is done through the development of new knowledge and the utilisation of a rights-based approach.
The RHRU is one of the largest training and research units in the University of the Witwatersrand. The RHRU is recognised as a leading institution in the field of HIV/AIDS and RH, and has been designated a World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre. Since 1994, the RHRU has provided extensive technical assistance to the National and Provincial Departments of Health in the field of reproductive health and HIV/AIDS, including ARV roll out planning, STI’s, barrier methods, maternal health, high transmission areas and family planning.
Tem como objetivo disseminar informação qualificada que colabore com a saúde da mulher e a qualidade do Pré-Natal, promovendo assim condições ideais para o desenvolvimento da criança, desde o momento da concepção. Dicas simples e acessíveis sobre:
-cuidados no pré-natal;
-humanização: gestação e parto;
-escolha pelo parto natural;
-alimentação e atividade física saudáveis;
-participação do acompanhante e da família;
-fatores emocionais e sexualidade;
-planejamento familiar e financeiro;
-direitos e deveres.
WWHR-New Ways has been working on issues around sexuality and sexual rights with as holistic approach since its foundation. In 2001, they co-founded the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies, the first solidarity network of NGO representatives, academicians and researcher advocating for sexual and bodily rights as human rights in Muslim societies. Past activities have all been geared towards the ultimate aim of consciousness raising and advocacy around sexual and bodily rights and health in Muslim societies.
Flowers radiate hope and faith, but for the women of the Mai Tam Shelter in Vietnam, they also represent empowerment. “Mai Tam Creations” flower shop was launched by mothers and women living with HIV in Ho Chi Minh City. They manage the shop and benefit from its proceeds. The shelter, which is run by the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City with funding from Caritas, provides care, medicines, and educational programmes to mothers and children with HIV. Many of the children are orphans.
Numerous health problems among children emanate from poor personal and environmental hygiene. Therefore, the programs of the organization focus on preventive health programs and in educating the children to improve their personal hygiene, to get sufficient information regarding the modes of transmission and prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections, including HIV/AIDS, unwanted pregnancy, etc. Curative health services are also provided for children who need further examination and treatment.
Within ZMQ, "Empower She" provides a grass-roots training program for women in Asia and Africa on issues related to Rural Women technology. Empower She has 2 goals: 1) gender equality and 2) promotion of appropriate technology. We train simple scientific techniques, to broaden women’s knowledge and help them achieve economic power.
FHI's research findings promote solutions to critical global health issues and lead to innovations in best practices, improvements in health policy, and better access to quality health services. FHI has conducted clinical trials and studies to determine the efficacy of new drugs, devices, and medical procedures. They have also conducted behavioral, programmatic, and operations research to study the nonmedical factors that influence health.
The mission of the WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research (RHR) is to help people to lead healthy sexual and reproductive lives. In pursuit of this mission the Department endeavours to strengthen the capacity of countries to enable people to promote and protect their own sexual and reproductive health and that of their partners, and to have access to, and receive, high-quality sexual and reproductive health services when needed.