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Engaging communities in rebuilding post-typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines
Researchers at the University of Nottingham, UK and Ningbo, China in partnership with the University of the Philippines, Diliman have worked closely with local communities to articulate the lessons from Typhoon Yolanda.
Accountability for health equity
This issue of the IDS Bulletin focuses on three principal themes: the nature of accountability politics ‘in time’; contested politics of ‘naming’ and measuring accountability; shifting nature of power in global health and new configurations of health actors, social contracts, and role of technology.
Research for policy and practice
ESRC-DFID research for policy and practice: women's life choices
This collection of ESRC-DFID-funded research identifies critical elements that are important to address if women’s and girls’ lives are to change for the better. The research explores women and girls' mobility constraints; barriers to healthcare; and explores the significance of education systems in enhancing their economic opportunities and career choices.
Keeping African girls in school with better sanitary care
For young girls in developing countries, not knowing how to manage their periods can hinder access to education. Research demonstrates that in rural Uganda, providing free sanitary products to girls' may increase their school attendance.