CHANGE Releases Annual SRHR Index, Gives U.S. Overall C- Grade, Marking 3rd Straight Year Of Declining Scores
CHANGE: Newly Released Report Card Gives White House, Department of Health & Human Services Failing Scores in Meeting Global Commitments to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
“[On Thursday], CHANGE, a U.S.-based sexual and reproductive health and rights organization, launched its 2019 grades for the annual Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Index: Grading U.S. Global Health Assistance. CHANGE’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Index (SRHR Index) critically assesses the U.S. government’s global health policies, actions, and funding that impact sexual and reproductive health and rights, and measures its performance by grading it annually. The SRHR Index found that across multiple U.S. government agencies and actors, the United States is failing to live up to its commitments to promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights across global health assistance. For the overall U.S. government, 2019 was the third straight year of declining scores…” (10/1).
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