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Universal Health Coverage Must Guarantee SRHR, Opinion Piece Says

Project Syndicate: A War of Words Fought over Women’s Bodies Katja Iversen, president and CEO of Women Deliver “This month, the United Nations General Assembly will hold a high-level meeting to secure a commitment by member states to deliver universal health coverage (UHC), including financial risk protection and access to…

Ecuador’s National Assembly Votes Against Decriminalizing Abortion In Cases Of Rape, Fetal Malformation

AFP: Ecuador’s lawmakers vote against decriminalizing abortion for cases of rape, fetal malformation “Ecuador’s National Assembly voted Tuesday against decriminalizing abortion in all cases of rape and for fetal malformation. A decriminalization proposal fell five votes short of the 70 required for its approval, with 59 assembly members voting against…

Foreign Policy Examines Trump Administration’s Efforts To Push Back On Sexual, Reproductive Health, Rights Language At Upcoming U.N. Summit

Foreign Policy: Trump Administration Steps Up War on Reproductive Rights “The Trump administration is seeking to form a coalition of socially ultra-conservative governments from Brazil to Saudi Arabia to denounce international efforts to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights at a United Nations summit later this month, characterizing such…

More News In Global Health

Christian Science Monitor: Melinda Gates: What she’s learned (Tyson, 9/18). CNBC: Bill and Melinda Gates: No matter where you’re born, ‘life will be harder if you are born a girl’ (Clifford, 9/18). Inside Philanthropy: No Water or Toilets in Health Facilities? That’s Horrifying — And Funders Are Paying Attention (Barnett,…

Ivanka Trump’s Efforts To Promote Women’s Prosperity Undermined By Trump Administration Policies, Some Experts Say

CNN: Ivanka Trump’s push to empower women is undermined by her father’s policies, experts say “…In promoting her ‘Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative,’ [Ivanka] Trump emphasizes the link between stable, productive societies and women’s ability to work — connections borne out by research. But experts say a key factor…

Asian, Arab Parliamentarians To Review, Assess ICPD Programme Of Action At September Meeting

IPS: Asian & Arab Parliamentarians to Move Forward on Reproductive Health & Gender Empowerment “Over the years, the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) has worked in tandem with legislators and parliamentarians to help implement the historic Programme of Action (PoA) adopted unanimously by over 20,000 U.N. delegates at a landmark International…

FIGO Calls For Commitments To Women’s SRHR At Upcoming Meetings, Better Access To Safe Abortion

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics: Safe abortion is healthcare “…Later this month at the U.N. High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and in November at the 25th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development, FIGO hopes to see global leaders make commitments towards women’s sexual and…

Blog Post Examines Potential Impacts Of Climate Change On Population Growth, Reproductive Goals

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Climate Change Will Likely Influence Fertility Rates Brian Thiede, assistant professor of rural sociology, sociology, and demography at Pennsylvania State University, writes, “So far, relatively little is known about whether and how the reproductive goals and behaviors of women…

National Leaders Responsible For Upholding SRHR, Developing Long-Term Financing Strategies

Project Syndicate: Sustainable Financing for Family PlanningEsenam Amuzu, member of the Women Deliver Young Leader class of 2018 and the Youth Advisory Board of the Ghana SRHR Alliance for Young People, and founder of the My Teen Life project “…[O]rganizations protecting [sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)] all over the…

U.N. Should Add 18th SDG To Reduce Population Growth, Opinion Piece Says

Project Syndicate: The World and the U.N. Must Reduce Population GrowthFrank Götmark, professor of animal ecology and conservation biology at the University of Gothenburg and head of the Overpopulation Project, Robin Maynard, director of Population Matters, and colleagues “…The SDGs, which aim ‘to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity…