Blog Post Examines Reproductive Rights In Light Of Zika Outbreak
RH Reality Check: Tackling Zika: Have We Learned Our Lesson on Rights?
Luisa Cabal, chief of human rights and law at UNAIDS, and Mariangela Simão, director of rights, gender, prevention, and community mobilization at UNAIDS, discuss the Zika outbreak and reproductive rights. “…The response demands long-term commitments to three rights pillars: First, access to information and services. … Second, governments and stakeholders need to scale up their commitments to protect women’s agency. … Lastly … governments and different stakeholders need to bolster all efforts aimed at eliminating discrimination and violence against women and girls…” (3/15).