Join the Center for Reproductive Rights for a virtual discussion with global experts about accountability for women and girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in humanitarian settings, Monday, June 28. The event will take place 13:00 – 14:30 Central European Time (CET).
The Center is co-convening this event with the Permanent Mission of Mexico, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Global Protection Cluster Human Rights Engagement Task Team, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Special Procedures, SRI and Plan International.
Discussion will include:
- The report of the UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls (WGDAWG) on SRHR in crisis;
- The Center’s pilot project program with CARE International to protect refugee rights in Northern Uganda;
- SRHR and different branches of international law.
Valerie Svobodova, Chair of the Global Protection Cluster Human Rights Engagement Task Team, will moderate the discussion, with speakers including:
- Christina Zampas, Associate Director, Global Advocacy, Center for Reproductive Rights
- Melissa Upreti, UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
- Charles Otema, Sexual, Reproductive and Maternal Health Coordinator, CARE International in Uganda
- Dr. Jeannette Afounde, Regional Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Technical Specialist, Plan International
The webinar is free and no pre-registration is required. There will be translation in Spanish.
Access the webinar here on June 28 at 13:00 CET
The Center works in humanitarian and transitional justice settings to guarantee sexual and reproductive health and rights and to hold governments accountable for their human rights obligations.
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