PRAGYA: Multisectoral, Gendered Approach to Improve Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health for Young People
PRAGYA, meaning "insight" in Sanskrit, is a mixed methods study commissioned by USAID and conducted by Pathfinder India to improve understanding of the effects of Phases I and II of the PRACHAR project on family planning and sexual and reproductive health outcomes and related gender norms, attitudes and practices. Completed in December 2011, the report summarizes findings and provides recommendations for programs and interventions, policy, and future research.
The Characteristics and Experiences of Women Supported to Receive Fistula Repair through IFHP in Ethiopia
This study aimed to describe the characteristics of women supported by the Integrated Family Health Project in Ethiopia to obtain fistula repair services, in particular their experience in reaching repair services and their wiliness to participate in efforts to prevent and treat fistula.
The complex constellation of factors that underlie and reinforce gender-based violence warrants a strong multi-level and multisectoral response.