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Beginning with Sustainable Scale Up in Mind: Initial Results from a Population, Health, and Environment Project in East Africa
June 2014

Beginning with Sustainable Scale Up in Mind: Initial Results from a Population, Health, and Environment Project in East Africa

This paper shows how ExpandNet's approach to scale-up is being applied and the initial lessons from its use in the Health of People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin Project.

June 2014

Addressing Unmet Need for Contraception among HIV-Positive Women: A Qualitative Study of the Arise Project in Uganda

This report presents the findings from a qualitative study conducted in January 2014 in Lango and Teso regions of Uganda among Arise Project beneficiaries and service providers.

May 2014

Pathways: No More Stolen Futures

When a girl is robbed of her childhood, what happens to her future? This issue of Pathways explores Pathfinder's work to break the cycle of violence, early marriage, and unintended pregnancy that prevents millions of young people from having a choice.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Maternal & Newborn Health
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Egypt
Uganda
Year
2014
January 2014

Contraception for Adolescents in Low and Middle Income Countries - Needs, Barriers, and Access

Substantial numbers of adolescents experience the negative health consequences of early, unprotected sexual activity as well as its social and economic costs.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2014
December 2013

Pathways to Change Game (Multiple Languages)

The Pathways to Change game is designed to make the concept of behavior change more understandable. When outreach workers use the game with their communities, it stimulates thinking that can motivate individuals and communities to change.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Region
Global
Year
2013
October 2013

My Future, My Choice: Increasing Young People's Access to Contraception

This Fall 2013 edition of Pathways explores Pathfinder's work with adolescents and youth, and in particular, providing those young people with choices when it comes to their contraception methods, their bodies, and their futures.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Ethiopia
Mozambique
Year
2013
October 2013

Invest in Young People - It Pays

In response to an invitation from the editors of Reproductive Health, we put together key themes that reverberated throughout the conference, on the health and development needs of adolescents and young people, and promising solutions to meet them.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Advocacy
Region
Global
Year
2013
July 2013

Cue Cards for Counseling Adolescents on Contraception (Multiple Languages)

The set of cue cards is designed to help a range of community- and facility-based providers to counsel adolescents and young people on their contraceptive options.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2013
Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Maternal & Newborn Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Kenya
Nigeria
South Africa
Year
2013
March 2013

Women Who Dare: Fostering Gender Equality and Addressing Violence Against Women

This Spring 2013 edition of Pathways explores Pathfinder's gender equality work through the stories of women like Deolinda, a young advocate and female condom user, and Celia, a nurse and family planning advocate empowering women in Matola, Mozambique.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Mozambique
Uganda
Year
2013
Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Region
Africa
Country
Nigeria
Year
2011
August 2011

Promoting the sexual and reproductive rights and health of Adolescents and Youth

Developed by the Youth Health and Rights Coalition, this publication analyzes the Global Health Initiative country strategies from a youth lens.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Advocacy
Region
Global
Year
2011
September 2010

PRACHAR: Promoting Change in Reproductive Health Behavior of Adolescents in Bihar, India

This document outlines PRACHAR’s interventions that are intended to empower adolescents to successfully use contraception to plan their families.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Behavior Change
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Asia
Country
India
Year
2010
December 2009

Girl2Woman: Her Right, Her Health, Our Future

Pathfinder's 2009 Annual Report, "Girl2Woman: Her Right, Her Health, Our Future," discusses the importance of reproductive health care throughout a lifetime, from girl to woman. It also highlights a new Pathfinder microsite, www.girl2woman.org.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2009
January 2007

Community Pathways to Improved Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Conceptual Framework and Suggested Outcome Indicators

A paper developed by the Inter-Agency Working Group (IAWG), advocates for a better articulation of community-involvement processes and for more comprehensive measures of outcomes of community-involvement interventions.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2007
October 2006

Unit 4: Basic Anatomy & Physiology and Safer Sex - Trainer's Guide

Trainer's Guide - Unit 4: Basic Anatomy & Physiology and Safer Sex

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Region
Global
Year
2006
October 2006

Unit 4: Our Bodies and Safer Sex - Handbook

Handbook - Unit 4: Our Bodies and Safer Sex

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Region
Global
Year
2006
January 2006

Technical Guidance on Youth-Friendly Postabortion Care

Developed by the Postabortion Care Consortium, with Pathfinder's involvement, to improve the quality and access to PAC services for young people, these guidelines are organized by the five elements of the Consortium's Essential Elements of PAC model.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Abortion
Region
Global
Year
2006
January 2006

Reproducive Health of Young Adults in India: The Road to Public Health

This report describes the Reproductive Health of Young Adults in India (RHEYA) project. RHEYA's goal was to delay early marriage, increase the use of contraception, and to reduce the use of abortion as a method of contraception.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Behavior Change
Region
Asia
Country
India
Year
2006
Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Region
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Year
2005
Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Region
Africa
Country
Uganda
Year
2005
Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Region
Africa
Country
Botswana
Year
2005
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