A practical guide for implementing a human rights and reproductive justice approach to research and partnerships
Ibis Reproductive Health. A practical guide for implementing a human rights and reproductive justice approach to research and partnerships. Issued February 2020.
The following guide lays out a theoretical frame for and offers practical ways to ensure you are conducting rigorous research that centers human rights and reproductive justice. The guiding principles include:
- Respect. Research should be designed and implemented with rigor and transparency, in partnership with constituencies*.
- Mutual accountability. Partnerships should be equitable, collaborative, and explicitly disrupt assumptions about expertise.
- Shared power. Research processes should be creative, constantly question assumptions, and build power among partners and constituencies.
- Making impact. Research results should impact the lives of the constituencies involved through changes in policy, practice, and public opinion.