Publications

The Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Index Summary

Posted on June 11, 2019

The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), in partnership with the Global Women’s Institute at the George Washington University, created the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Index: Grading U.S. Global Health Assistance (SRHR Index) to critically assess the U.S. government’s work on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and hold it accountable to its commitments on SRHR by grading it annually.

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Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

Posted on April 30, 2019

A fact sheet about comprehensive SRHR.

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Internal Condoms: A Tool for Sexual and Reproductive Health

Posted on February 14, 2019

A fact sheet about internal condoms and their benefits for sexual and reproductive health.

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Global Health, Empowerment and Rights (HER) Act [S.368; H.R.1055]

Posted on February 8, 2019

The Global Health, Empowerment and Rights (HER) Act was introduced by Senator Jeanne Shaheen in the Senate and by Representative Nita Lowey in the House on February 7, 2019. The Global HER Act would permanently end the Global Gag Rule by removing dangerous eligibility restrictions on international recipients of U.S. assistance. Passage of the Global HER Act would guarantee that U.S. foreign aid promotes health care that is free from stigma and discrimination, prioritizes women’s health, and is consistent with the fundamental principles of the United States, including the right to free speech.

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Female genital cutting & SRHR

Posted on February 4, 2019

Female genital cutting violates human rights principles and impacts the sexual and reproductive health and rights of the 200 million women and girls who have experienced cutting.

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Censorship Exported: The Impact of Trump’s Global Gag Rule on the Freedom of Speech & Association

Posted on January 30, 2019

A policy brief on the impact of Trump's Global Gag Rule on freedom of speech and association.

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SRHR and Female Sex Workers

Posted on November 30, 2018

A fact sheet on sexual and reproductive health and rights and female sex workers.

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Sexual Wellbeing

Posted on August 30, 2018

A fact sheet on sexual wellbeing

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