• 2016-03-01 Publikation

    Evaluation of Union to Union - Final Report

    This report shares the findings and recommendations from an evaluation of Union to Union. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the relevance, added-value, effectiveness and ownership of Union to Union’s operations as well as the results attained in relation to Union to Union’s objectives and the partnership models applied. The evaluation focused on the support to local trade unions around the ...

    Henrik Alffram , Lisa Curman

  • 2016-03-07 Publikation

    Gender Equality Policy Marker - GENDER TOOL BOX

    The Gender Equality Policy Marker is used by OECD DAC members to provide a measure of aid allocated in support of gender equality.1 The Gender Equality Policy Marker shows commitment to gender equality and does not say anything about implementation or results. It gives an overview of: • The proportion of DAC members’ aid focused on achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. • The sectors where ...

  • 2016-03-22 Publikation

    Evaluation of the Swedish support to KA.DER - increasing the number of women in decision making processes in Turkey - Final Report

    Sweden has supported a programme, aiming at increasing women’s political participation in Turkey. It was implemented by KA.DER, a prominent member based, women’s right organisation. The strategies used by KA.DER included media campaigns, trainings for women candidates, monitoring and research. The evaluation found that, despite some prominent individual examples, the share of women in political positions ...

    Annika Nilsson , Zeynep Baser Kubiena

  • 2016-03-23 Publikation

    Health Systems Strengthening/FEB 2016

    A health system is the sum of all the organizations, institutions and resources whose primary purpose is to improve health. Sweden has a rights-based approach in its support to health systems. At country level, Sweden promotes broad health systems strengthening with special attention to equitable maternal- and child health services.

  • 2016-03-23 Publikation

    Sexua l and Reproductive Health and Rights/FEB 2016

    Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are based on the right and the ability of all individuals to decide over their own bodies, and to live healthy and productive lives. Addressing SRHR is thus key to ensuring sustainable development. Sweden has a long history of prioritizing SRHR as part of its health, gender, human rights and sustainable development work. Sida does this through support ...

  • 2016-03-23 Publikation

    Non-Communicable Diseases/FEB 2016

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), mainly diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancers and chronic respiratory diseases are the largest killers accounting for 68% of deaths worldwide. Nearly 80% of NCD deaths – 30 million – occur in low-, middle- and non-OECD high-income countries, where NCDs are fast replacing infectious diseases and malnutrition as the leading causes of disease and premature death1 ...

  • 2016-03-23 Publikation

    Menstrual Hygiene Management/FEB 2016

    Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are based on the right and the ability of all individuals to decide over their own bodies, and to live healthy and productive lives. Addressing SRHR is thus key to ensuring sustainable development. Menstrual hygiene management (MHM) is part of the overall efforts within SRHR. MHM has an impact on development as it has implications on the life of girls ...

  • 2016-03-23 Publikation

    Comprehensive Sexuality Education/FEB 2016

    Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are based on the right and the ability of all individuals to decide over their own bodies, and to live healthy and productive lives. Addressing SRHR is thus key to ensuring sustainable development. Sweden has a long history of prioritizing SRHR as part of its health, gender, human rights and sustainable development work. Sida also has a long history ...

  • 2016-03-23 Publikation

    Antimicrobial Resistance/FEB 2016

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has become a global security threat with potential devastating effects on human beings, livestock, and the global economy. Considering its ominous impact, The World Economic Forum identified AMR as one of the greater risks to human health in 2013. AMR threatens to undermine gains made through the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and major advances of modern medicine. ...

  • 2016-03-23 Publikation

    Child Health/Feb 2016

    Twenty-five years after the United Nations’ (UN) adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, over six million children under the age of five continue to die around the world each year – the vast majority from preventable causes1 . This brief highlights the importance of investing in the health of children, summarizes current evidence, presents key challenges to deliver on the SDG agenda, ...