Women’s, Girls’ Reproductive Health, Rights Being Pushed To ‘Bottom Of The Heap,’ UNFPA Executive Director Says, Calls For ‘Moral Leadership’

Devex: Family planning sector needs ‘moral leadership,’ says UNFPA chief
“The newly appointed executive director of the United Nations Population Fund has described a situation of injustice when it comes to women and girls’ access to reproductive health and rights, saying that their needs are being ‘relegated to the bottom of the heap.’ Dr. Natalia Kanem, who was promoted to the position earlier this month, talked to a small audience of stakeholders in London on Tuesday about changes to family planning policy in the United States…” (Abrahams, 10/19).

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