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Findings presented at World Bank (6/16/2017) - Laura Ferguson traveled to Washington D.C., in May to present initial research findings on reproductive and maternal health and human rights to the World Bank’s Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, the Nordic Trust Fund and the Global Financing Facility. New Short Course: Human rights & NCDs (6/6/2017) - The Program on Global Health & Human Rights has launched a free, open-access short course on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and human rights. Is populism bad for women’s rights? (6/5/2017) - Experts reflected and speculated about women’s rights and reproductive justice under the rule of populist leaders at a University of Geneva event May 17. Not without a fight: standing up against the Global Gag Rule (3/6/2017) - An editorial co-authored by Laura Ferguson, associate director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, reflects on the impact that President Donald Trump’s restoration of the Global Gag Rule will have on women across the world, as well as those working to protect reproductive rights. Monitoring HIV-Related Laws and Policies: Lessons for AIDS and Global Health in Agenda 2030 (1/1/2017) - By Torres A., Gruskin, S. , Buse, K., Erkkola, T., Bendaud, V., Alfvén, T, published in AIDS and Behavior Africa regional HIV work continues in Botswana for key informant interviews (11/12/2016) - In October Program on Global Health & Human Rights Professor Laura Ferguson and Project Administrator Alexandra Nicholson traveled to Gaborone, Botswana, to conduct key informant interviews with a wide range of stakeholders, including government representatives, parliamentarians, representatives from key population groups and more as part of an ongoing project with the United Nations Development Programme. Law School Hosts Discussion about Transgender Health (10/28/2016) - Students, faculty and staff discussed the intersection of the law and global health for transgender populations at “Maximizing Sexual Health & Rights of Transgender Populations: The Changing Role of the International Classification of Diseases” Oct. 10. The Daily Trojan covered the event. Read the story » Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents at AIDS 2016 (8/10/2016) - In late July Sofia Gruskin, director of the USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights, presented at the 2016 International AIDS Conference bridging session “Removing Human Rights Barriers to HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment: Using Data to Drive Action Globally” in Durban, South Africa.
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