Sexuality Weblinks

Sexual and Reproductive Health


AIDSTAR-Two's database of organisational capacity building tools provides program planners and implementers a broad array of ways to advance their programs, institutions, and networks working on HIV and AIDS around the world. Each month, they feature a tool/resource and invite participants to adapt it to their local context. A discussion forum to share information on the featured tools/resources is also available.

Asia Safe Abortion Partnership (ASAP Asia)

This organisation works “to promote, protect and advance women’s sexual and reproductive rights and health in Asia, by promoting access to comprehensive safe abortion services and by reducing unsafe abortion and its complications.” They provide answers to common questions about abortion, as well as information about the status of abortion in different countries and links to external resources.

AVERT: AIDS & HIV Education and Research Trust

Avert is an international AIDS charity based in the U.K that provides information on HIV/AIDS education, prevention, testing, and treatment. The website is continually updated to include the most up to date information. The site is easy to navigate and provides reliable information and resources.

Family Life Association of Swaziland (FLAS)

FLAS runs clinics and youth centres throughout Swaziland. Their ‘Resources’ page has information on a variety of topics such as sexual dysfunction, drugs and sexual health, gender based violence and more.

HIV INSITE: Centre for HIV Information

The site provides up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and policy from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. Link to the ‘Basics’ section for general information and FAQ’s.

Infertility Resources

Provides extensive infertility information including: in vitro fertilization (IVF), GIFT, ZIFT, TET, ICSI, infertility clinics, donor egg and surrogacy services, infertility legal services, pharmacies, sperm banks, infertility subject matter experts, infertility research, infertility diagnosis and treatment, male factor, infertility Internet newsgroups, infertility psychological and social issues, infertility drugs and medications, such as Metrodin, Pergonal, Clomid, adoption, resolve, and surrogate mothers.

IPPF Directory of Contraceptives

International Planned Parenthood Federation's comprehensive directory of hormonal contraceptives “provides full details on virtually every hormonal contraceptive drug by brand, manufacturer and country availability.”

Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh FAQs on Sexual & Reproductive Health Issues (Hindi & English)

Jansankhya Sthirta Kosh (National Population Stabilisation Fund) has a question bank which highlights the common reproductive and sexual problems experienced by men and women. Doctors who have wide experience handling these questions both in hospital as well as in community settings have contributed answers to these FAQs.

Jhpiego Trainer and Educator Resources

This site run by Johns Hopkins University provides information for the “global health community” in order to improve the health of women and families around the world. Their resources for trainers & educators include reference manuals, case studies, role plays, ice breakers and more.

Lawyer’s Collective

The Lawyer’s Collective provides free legal services, conducts advocacy and policy research on legal and human rights issues, and develops publications, documentation and trainings through their HIV and AIDS Unit and Women’s Rights Division. The organisation produces a variety of public education material on the rights of HIV-positive people and conducts public education campaigns to raise awareness on various issues relating to HIV and AIDS, same-sex relationships, domestic violence, and stigma and discrimination related to these issues.

Naz Foundation

The NAZ Foundation’s mission is to raise awareness to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing support to those affected by it, with sensitivity and confidentiality. Naz Foundtion works with men who have sex with men, truckers, women and children. It runs the only care home for HIV Positive women and children in New Delhi. Its work involves prevention strategies, care and support, research, and advocacy. Issues around advocacy include collaborating with several NGOs in India calling for the repeal of anti-sodomy laws.

Options for Sexual Health

This site has information about sexual health and other aspects of sexuality, such as ‘Decision Making’ and ‘Intimacy and Relationships’. You can also submit a question to their sexuality experts.

Our Bodies Ourselves

This site, based on the book Our Bodies, Ourselves, provides “accurate, evidence-based information and resources on sexuality and reproductive health.” It also has chapters of Our Bodies, Ourselves that have been translated into many different languages, including Arabic, Armenian, Bangla, Kiswahili, Nepali, Vietnamese and more.

Planned Parenthood

This US-based organisation provides accurate and extensive information on sexual and reproductive health, with sections on abortion, general health, cancer, relationships and more. They also have resources specifically for teens, parents and educators.

Reproductive Health Access Project

This US-based organisation works in the following areas: abortion, contraception and miscarriage. Their site has extensive resources related to these three topics (for example, after care instructions for IUDs, early abortion options, etc) as well as research and advocacy publications.

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

RESOLVE is a nonprofit organisation whose mission is to provide compassionate support and information to people who are experiencing infertility and to increase awareness of infertility issues through public education and advocacy for better insurance coverage. RESOLVE supports family-building through a variety of methods, including appropriate medical treatment, adoption, surrogacy and the choice of childfree living.

The Body: A Complete HIV/AIDS Resource

Provides information and education about HIV prevention and AIDS treatment and care around the world. This site has information for the layperson as well as for professionals looking for the latest information on HIV and AIDS, on policy and advocacy related issues, events and conferences.

The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (Chinese & English)

This site has information about contraception, pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, fertility, menopause and more. It also has resources on sexuality education in Hong Kong as well as statistics and research reports on sexual and reproductive health in Hong Kong.

World Health Organization topic: Sexual Health (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish & English)

The WHO provides general, basic information and more technical information about sexual health on this page. It also has statistics and information about sexual health in specific regions, such as Africa and Asia.

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