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