Celebrating 25 years of research, inspiring new thinking and action
Join us to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Reproductive Health Matters
Read this month’s editorial which commemorates the past and looks to the future for RHM and sexual and reproductive health and rights:
Sexual and reproductive health and rights matters: a new age
Join us for a panel discussion at the University of Cape Town: “Looking Backwards, Looking Ahead – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Inequities and Human Rights in South Africa.”
Thursday 7 March 2019 | 16:30 | University of Cape Town
A reception to celebrate RHM’s 25th anniversary will follow. More details to be provided soon.
Host: Dr Heidi Stöckl, Associate Professor and Director of the Gender Violence and Health Centre in the Department of Global Health and Development at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Associate Editor of RHM
Moderator: Eszter Kismődi, Chief Executive of Reproductive Health Matters (RHM), International Human Rights Lawyer on Sexuality, Gender and Sexual and Reproductive Health
Topics and speakers:
The politics of SRHR in the Middle East: Cruising the rough seas
Faysal El Kak, Vice President FIGO, Senior Lecturer Faculty Health Sciences American University of Beirut (AUB), Editorial Board Member of RHM
Disrespect and abuse in maternal care: the impact of gender structures and intersecting power structures and the social roots of SRHR.
Loveday Penn-Kekana, Medical Anthropologist, Assistant Professor of Maternal Health & Health Systems at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Co-Lead of the Birth theme at the MARCH Centre
Sexual rights, sexuality and poverty: do we address the intersections and connections?
Anne Philpott, Senior Health Advisor & Deputy Head Extreme Poverty, Africa Regional at Department for International Development (DFID)
Critical scientific, medical and legal considerations of ending overly broad criminalisation of HIV non-disclosure, exposure and transmission
Edwin J Bernard, Global Co-ordinator, HIV Justice Network
New waves of anti-sexual and reproductive health and rights strategies, the anti-gender discourse and the case of Hungary in the EU context
Bianka Vida, PhD Candidate, University of Surrey; MA, Central European University (CEU), Hungary
The politics of an evidence based approach to realizing SRHR
Laura Ferguson, Director, Program on Global Health & Human Rights, Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC/University of Southern California, Associate Editor of Reproductive Health Matters