These publications, produced by member foundations and other respected institutions and listed here in order of publication date, provide important resources on issues in our field. We welcome submissions.
Forging Alliances South and North (ForAL), August 2011
A report summarizing discussions of a funder-social movement working group on evaluation tools and methodologies with a specific focus on evaluating social change.
A basic overview of assisted reproduction; three primary areas in which legislators and courts have already spoken; policy implications of their decisions.
Emerging Answers 2007: Research Findings on Programs to Reduce Teen Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted DiseasesDouglas Kirby for the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy October 2007
What is an effective program and what can effective programs accomplish?
Major health trends in several countries, particularly as they relate to womenâ€™s reproductive health and the capacity for factory programs to address them. Identifies best practices and offers recommendations for factory managers to improve the health of women workers.
A report on a study measuring â€œthe role foundations are playing in empowering minority communities to contribute to the nationâ€™s cutting-edge public policy dialogue.
"Sexuality is a broad and complex field that offers many entry points for action and strategic investment. Worldwide, many believe the time is right to advance this pioneering and crucial work. They also believe that addressing sexuality, sexual health and sexual rights is key to achieving greater social change and social justice in the 21st century."
A report "commissioned to gauge the extent of existing funding for sex worker health and rights organizations and to examine the implications for the funding â€“ or donor â€“ community as well as for groups around the world that work on sex worker rights and health issues."
This report quantifies "foundation giving to minority-led nonprofits to assess how equitably foundation dollars and resources are allocated among the sector." The findings "demonstrate that grants to minority-led nonprofits from independent and community foundations is markedly inadequate, with only 3% of total grant dollars being awarded to minority organizations in 2002."
"Greenling conducted a follow-up survey of minority nonprofit leaders and foundation presidents to address several important questions raised by the findings [noted above]. This report provides answers to critical questions and highlights several important observations."
Why donors should invest in young people in relation to their sexual and reproductive .health, and how they can make a considerable impact.