November 28, 2012 — It is not only in the United States that sexual and reproductive health and rights are in jeopardy. The Program on Global Health & Human Rights hostedthis exciting two-part dialogue on the state of sexual and reproductive health and rights today. Leading academics and activists from around the world discussed global developments, focusing on opportunities and challenges in a range of countries including Ghana, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Brazil, Belgium, Hungary, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.
This lecture was presented by the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, USC Institute for Global Health, Center for Feminist Research, Department of Political Science, Gould School of Law, USC International Law and Relations Organization, Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics, USC Women’s Law Association & Office of the Provost.
Setting the Global Context
- “Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights : A Global Overview of the Issues” // Marge Berer, Reproductive Health Matters
- “Setting the Global Political & Research Agenda on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights” // Jane Cottingham // Independent Consultant
- “Advancing Sexual & Reproductive Health through Human Rights: Opportunities & Challenges” // Eszter Kismödi // World Health Organization
- “Trying to Do the Right Thing – The ‘Global Health’ Academic in Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights” // Pascale Allotey // Monash University, Malaysia
- “A Gordian Knot: Promoting Access to Safe Abortion in a Context of Sex-Selective Abortions” // Sundari Ravindran, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, India
- “Increasing Access to Sexual & Reproductive Health Services & Overcoming Stigma Against People Living with HIV: Innovative Examples from Cambodia” // Thérèse Delvaux, Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium
- “Birth as Curse & Birth as Bliss: Feminism, Evidence & the Research Agenda on Safety in Health Care in Brazil” // Simone Diniz, University of São Paulo, Brazil
- “Gender Dynamics Underlying Voucher Schemes: Experience From Broadening Access to Maternal Health Care in Uganda” // Asha George, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- “Conservatism & the Politics of Abortion in Mexico” // Adriana Ortiz-Ortega, National Autonomous University of Mexico
- “Ending Inequalities, Ending AIDS, and Preventing New Pandemics in the Americas”
- Our Latest Newsletter
- Mural unveiling in partnership with Reckitt and the Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA
- IIGH Director of Research Laura Ferguson profiled by USC News for Women’s Day 2022
- USC leans into addressing health inequalities with the hire of global health and human rights leader Jonathan Cohen
- 2022 Global Health Case Competition
- 2022 Global Health Case Competition Virtual Mixer
- Historical Perspectives on Health Inequality in Africa: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?
- When Climate Change is Everything, How Do We Manage the World and Leave No One Behind?
- USC IIGH Fall Student Symposium