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Policies and data

The World’s Abortion Laws Map 2015 Update

Center for Reproductive Rights, available at: worldabortionlaws.com

Denmark's government strategy for development cooperation

Denmark's development cooperation (Danida), available at: introductiontodanida.um.dk

Stepping Up A Gear for Girls and Women: Updates to DFID’s Strategic Vision for Girls and Women, to 2020 and beyond.

The UK Department for International Development (DFID), available at: gov.uk 

Choices for Women: The UK Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health Framework for Results

DFID, available at: gov.uk

Mid Term Review of the UK Reproductive, Maternal And Newborn Health Framework for Results: Summary of Findings

Available at: gov.uk

Women and Girls in Developing Countries, 2010 to 2015 government policy

DFID, available at: gov.uk

Youth Agenda April 2016

DFID, available at: gov.uk

Briefing pack - Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs) 

FEMNET, available at: femnet.co

Adding it Up. The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014 report

Guttmacher, available at: guttmacher.org

Induced Abortion Worldwide: Global Trend and Incidence. Factsheet (May 2016).

Guttmacher, available at: guttmacher.org 

International Women’s Reproductive Health: Supporting Local Advocacy in Sub-Saharan Advocacy. 

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, available at: hewlett.org 

National Youth policies overview 

K4Health, available at: youthpolicy.org 

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights policy

Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, available at: government.nl  

Equality for women worldwide

Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, available at: government.nl

Norway's strategy for Intensifying International Efforts for the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation 2014–2017

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), available at: ntnu.no (presentation)

Also regjeringen.no (report)

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people factsheet

OHCHR, available at:  oursplatform.org

2015 World Population data sheet with a special focus on women’s empowerment

Population Reference Bureau, available at: prb.org

Unleashing the Power of Youth to Change Our World (document)

Restless Development, available at: restlessdevelopment.org 

Also restlessdevelopment.org/what-we-do (animation)

The People Living with HIV Stigma Index

A tool that measures and detects changing trends in relation to stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with HIV.

Available at: stigmaindex

Facts and Figures - Ending Violence against Women

UN Women, available at: unwomen.org

Global Abortion Policies Database from HRP and WHO

World Health Organisation and the Human Reproduction Programme, available at: srhr.org

Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013–2020

The action plan recognises the essential role of mental health in achieving health for all people. It is based on a life-course approach, aims to achieve equity through universal health coverage and stresses the importance of prevention.

World Health Organisation (WHO), available at: who.int

Guidance note on promoting sexual and reproductive health for persons with disabilities 

WHO/UNFPA, available at: who.int 

Health workers roles in providing safe abortion care and post-abortion contraception 

World Health Organisation (WHO), available at: who.int

Policy briefs to promote the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women

Supporting Local Advocacy in Sub-Saharan Africa 

Women Deliver, available at: womendeliver.org

Sexual and reproductive health and rights of young women and girls with disabilities 

UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, available at: embracingdiversity.net

Short Set of Disability Questions - an international standard to collect disaggregated data

The Washington Group, avilable at: washingtongroup-disability.com