This paper explores health care providers' biases regarding contraceptive use by adolescent and young adult women, drawing on a study of private health-sector health care facilities in South West Nigeria and how provider bias impacts quality of care and method choice.
The children’s consent framework proposes standardized policies and practices to help providers, caregivers, and children navigate individual- and situation-specific decisions about who provides consent for HIV medical and social services or sharing of confidential HIV data.
Promundo has produced a set of resources that identify steps you can take, directly with young men and in your setting, to realize a feminist future of manhood. These resources include new research on masculinity, guidance on conversations, a curriculum to promote a gender-equitable future of manhood, and more.
Gender norms and power dynamics play a key role in HIV service delivery and whether or not individuals can access services and practice protective behaviors. This brief covers the approaches Project SOAR has used to integrate gender into their research and how those approaches effectively engage men, women, boys, and girls in HIV prevention and care.
The participation of adolescents, ages 10 to 18, in health research poses legal and ethical challenges, particularly when the research focuses on sexual and reproductive health. This document highlights some of these challenges and outlines how they may be addressed.
Health care providers' biases regarding the provision of contraceptives to adolescent and young adult women may restrict women's access to contraceptive methods and affect quality of care. This article encourages interventions that address underlying sociocultural beliefs that create a barrier to proper reproductive health care.