Research reflections

04/02/2016
Health, gender and urbanisation are all included in the Global Goals, but are the links clear enough?
Written by: Amy Hall
20/02/2015
This article first appeared on the IDS website
Written by: Linda Waldman, Marion Stevens
10/02/2015
Being a Khasi myself, I have always been proud of my matrilineal society. In this community the ancestral property of the family is usually inherited by the youngest daughter of the family. I believed that this is a place where women are more safe and secure.
Written by: Banri Kynti Shisha Diengdoh
20/01/2015
I am currently involved in a research project - “Evidence based policy planning for women in poor urban areas in an indigenous context Case Study: Shillong, Meghalaya State India” - which is actually focused on indigenous women in the urban slums of Shillong.
Written by: Chongneithem-Lhouvum
04/11/2014
The world is becoming increasingly urban, with over half of the world’s total population now residing in cities.  While urban areas offer many economic and livelihood opportunities, they are increasingly characterised by growing inequality.
Written by: Linda Waldman, Marion Stevens
04/09/2014
Achieving the non-controversial medical goals of sexual health requires dealing with the controversial aspects of sexual life.
Written by: Pauline Oosterhoff
29/08/2014
Reflections on the launch of MomConnect, one of the first national mobile health (mHealth) initiatives in the world, being rolled out in South Africa.
Written by: Linda Waldman, Marion Stevens
22/08/2014
Perhaps they told someone else, but had never told their own stories to themselves. As part of a case study being conducted in Kenya on access to HIV services among women and girls living in poor urban areas, Pauline and Emmy conducted a four-day digital story telling (DST) training with six women from Nairobi’s urban poor communities.
Written by: Emmy Kageha Igonya