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Posted on June 23, 2016
“The proposal put forward last night betrays women and girls everywhere,” said Sippel. “Not only does it fail to advance the rights-based maternal health care necessary to effectively address the Zika virus – including funding for contraception, promoting healthy pregnancies, and providing for safe abortions – it attempts to take money away from the Ebola virus funds and veterans.
Posted on June 14, 2016
Women’s rights and human rights advocates gathered outside of the Washington D.C. Convention Center this morning urging President Obama not to walk away from women raped in conflict.
Posted on June 10, 2016
The political declaration that governments, including the U.S., adopted this week at the UN High-Level Meeting took some welcome steps on women and girls, and to a degree, key populations. However, the final document contains serious flaws that weaken its stated commitments to address the HIV epidemic among key populations including, men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers, people who use drugs, and prisoners.