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More Than 200 Organizations Endorse Call To Action On SRHR; Funding Shortfalls Challenge Efforts To Reduce Maternal Mortality, Meet Family Planning Needs, End Gender-Based Violence, Report Says

Devex: Q&A: Putting feminism back into reproductive and sexual health “On Wednesday over 200 feminist organizations from over 50 countries released a call to action focused on advancing sexual and reproductive rights and gender justice that calls for a bolder approach to tackling these issues. It coincided with a major…

Reps. Frankel, Lee, 36 Members Of Congress Introduce Resolution Recognizing 25th Anniversary Of ICPD, Reaffirming U.S. Commitment To SRHR

Ms. Magazine: Will Congress Reaffirm the U.S. Commitment to Reproductive Health and Rights Worldwide? “[Tuesday], Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Barbara Lee (CA-13), alongside 36 members of Congress, introduced a resolution recognizing the 25th anniversary of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, Egypt and reaffirming…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Issues Surrounding SRHR, ICPD25 Nairobi Summit

The Conversation: Fresh drive to close gaps on health issues facing women and girls Alex Ezeh, Dornsife Professor of Global Health at Drexel University “…The aim of the [ICPD25] summit is to get governments to commit to speeding up the progress [on sexual and reproductive health and rights]. This will…

U.N. Agencies Discuss Commitments, Actions For ICPD25 Summit In Press Releases, Transcript

UNFPA: As Nairobi Summit opens, leaders express optimism and urgency in securing rights for all “More than 6,000 world leaders, scholars, advocates, faith leaders, and others converged on the Kenyatta International Conference Centre [Tuesday] to attend the first day of Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, which calls for action to end…

Women’s Empowerment Key To Achieving SDGs, U.N. Deputy SG Says At ICPD25 Summit; UNFPA Releases Report; Kenya Pledges To End FGM By 2022

Health Policy Watch: Nairobi Population Summit Draws Attention & Debate Over Reproductive Health Rights “…[A]s the Nairobi Summit (ICPD25) kicked-off under the theme ‘Accelerating the promise,’ abortion opponents and faith-based groups were holding a parallel meeting at a Catholic church next to the venue, saying that the meeting didn’t reflect…

ICPD25 Conference Opens In Nairobi Amid Criticism From Faith, Conservative Advocacy Groups

Devex: Abortion, LGBTI rights stir emotions on eve of Nairobi summit “In the lead up to a major global United Nations conference on reproductive and sexual health in Kenya, topics such as abortion, LGBTI rights, and contraceptives for adolescents have stirred controversy among faith communities and conservative advocacy groups. These…