Reproductive Health Matters: Sexuality, sexual politics and sexual rights

For a short time, articles from Reproductive Health Matters' issue on sexuality, sexual politics and sexual rights are available to download for free. USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights Director Sofia Gruskin co-authored several features on sexual rights. View the full text below: "Sound and Fury – engaging with the politics and the law … Continue reading Reproductive Health Matters: Sexuality, sexual politics and sexual rights

Staff Spotlight: Sandra Najuna, MPH

Please join us in greeting Sandra Najuna as the newest USC Institute for Global Health coordinator in Uganda. In addition, we share our congratulations for our previous coordinator, Rukia Kalanzi, who, after more than three years of consultancy with IGH, is now pursuing her graduate degree at Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Malaysia. Sandra, … Continue reading Staff Spotlight: Sandra Najuna, MPH

Strengthening Regional and National Legislative Environments to Support the Human Rights of LGBT People and Women and Girls affected by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Study of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

By Laura Ferguson, Ian Henry, Alexandra Nicholson and Sofia Gruskin, submitted by the Program on Global Health and Human RIghts, Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California.

Human rights and the sexual and reproductive health of women living with HIV – a literature review

By Shubha Kumar, Sofia Gruskin, Rajat Khosla and Manjulaa Narasimhan, published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society.

Human Rights and Family Planning: Debates, Dilemmas, Challenges and Opportunities

This month the University of Washington, Seattle, hosted The Human Right to Family Planning Conference to address the rights and health concerns of the 222 million women and girls in low- and middle-income countries who do not have access to family planning services. The three-day event held in collaboration with students, academics, practitioners, researchers, NGOs, … Continue reading Human Rights and Family Planning: Debates, Dilemmas, Challenges and Opportunities