Adolescent family planning: Policy tracing for sexual and reproductive health and rights
Adolescent contraception is essential to reduce maternal mortality, which is particularly high in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, good evidence and rational arguments for providing contraceptive services to adolescents often fail to translate into national laws and policies that support contraceptive provision and use.
Academic network for sexual and reproductive health and rights policy (ANSER)
Ghent University established an Academic Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy that aims to become a global resource for SRHR policy research, education and service delivery by establishing an international platform for research on SRHR policy related topics; by developing a portfolio of education and training programmes on SRHR policy; and by fostering interaction between SRHR researchers and policy makers.
PSR-project in collaboration with The Belgian Government for Development Cooperation (DGD)
The Belgian Government for Development Cooperation (DGD) wants to work on an improved Belgian policy in the field of SDGs, gender, water and private sector development. For this, they wish to make use of policy-supporting research in collaboration with Belgian researchers affiliated with a higher education institution.