WHO report analyzes how to ensure human rights within contraceptive programs

This month the World Health Organization published a report entitled "Ensuring human rights within contraceptive programmes, a human rights analysis of existing quantitative indicators." Professor Sofia Gruskin served as the key academic partner in this project and the development of the report, which represents a major step in bridging the gap between the indicators used … Continue reading WHO report analyzes how to ensure human rights within contraceptive programs

New WHO guidance launched to ensure human rights in provision of contraceptive information, services

This month at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, the World Health Organization is launching new guidance and recommendations for health providers and policy makers on how health programs can ensure that human rights are respected, protected and fulfilled in the provision of contraceptive information and services. Professor Sofia Gruskin has served … Continue reading New WHO guidance launched to ensure human rights in provision of contraceptive information, services

Professor Gruskin serves as a technical advisor for WHO meeting on optimizing human rights in family planning programs

Professor Sofia Gruskin, director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, traveled to Geneva this month to work with theĀ World Health Organization on the integration of human rights in family planning programs. Professor Gruskin attended the meeting as a technical advisor for the WHO. The meeting brought together a diverse group of experts … Continue reading Professor Gruskin serves as a technical advisor for WHO meeting on optimizing human rights in family planning programs