SheDecides Movement Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary; Questions Raised Over Future Funding

Asian Correspondent: Time for women to reclaim their bodies: SheDecides movement fights for sexual rights
“…The commitment to promote, provide, protect, and enhance the fundamental rights of every girl and woman is the keystone of the SheDecides movement, and was formulated in Brussels back in 2017. But it was celebrated and reaffirmed [Friday] in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as women from all over Asia-Pacific came together to shine a light on the fantastic work being done, and the uphill battle still yet to fight in the crusade for a woman’s right to control her own sexual and reproductive health…” (Richards, 3/2).

Devex: As SheDecides marks one year, celebrations and questions over its future direction
“On the one-year anniversary of the launch of the SheDecides movement, key family planning organizations remain defiant in the face of U.S. reinstatement of its ‘global gag rule,’ but they also warn there is still a long way to go especially as some major donors, notably the United Kingdom, have yet to step up to replace lost funds…” (Edwards, 3/1).

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