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Our President, staff, and global partners are available to provide commentary on sexual and reproductive health and rights issues worldwide.
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Françoise Girard is President of the International Women’s Health Coalition and a highly regarded advocate for women’s rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights. She is regularly consulted by governments and UN agencies and has played a key advocacy role at international negotiations on human rights, women’s rights, and HIV/AIDS.
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Sheena Hadi is Director of Aahung, based in Karachi, Pakistan. Under Hadi’s leadership, Aahung has become a leading authority in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights. Hadi and Aahung are currently focused on expanding sexuality education programs in schools and improving training at medical institutions across the country.
Experts in international and women’s health services will provide a six-month review of the impact of the Trump Administration’s expansion and rebranding of the Global Gag Rule, which cuts off US foreign aid to health providers abroad that discuss abortion as a family planning option.
At a time when sexual and reproductive health and rights are under threat globally, Dr. Kanem’s experience and commitment to women’s rights are especially critical. UNFPA is the largest international provider of contraceptives and other family planning services, and a vital player in the furthering the gender equality component of the Sustainable Development Goals.
IWHC welcomes the unprecedented call to action on women’s rights by United Nations human rights experts marking International Safe Abortion Day.
IWHC is an official partner of the March for Black Women, which will be held in Washington, DC, on September 30, and will be echoed in 17 town hall meetings and sister marches throughout the United States.
The results of a new Equal Measures 2030 survey raise concerns about the ability of policymakers to adequately use data to promote and achieve the gender equality initiatives of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Despite recent efforts to lift legal bans on abortion, millions of women still can't exercise their right to choose. On September 28, in honor of International Safe Abortion Day, IWHC will join other organizations in a global call to action for access to safe abortion as a human right.
The committee passage of a funding bill would mitigate the harm of Trump’s attacks on sexual and reproductive health.