Worlds Apart: Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality

Global Affairs Canada, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights cordially invite you to the Canadian launch of the UNFPA’s 2017 State of World Population report. The event will bring together UNFPA Executive Director Dr Natalia Kanem, Action Canada Executive Director Sandeep Prasad, IPPF-WHR Board Chair Jovana Ríos Cisnero, and Community Advocate RJ Jones to discuss the actions required for a more equal world including access to sexual and reproductive health and rights information and services.

The panel discussion will be moderated by [...]


Feminist International Assistance Policy is a Victory for Advocates 

On 9 June 2017, Minister Bibeau announced Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy, which situates intersectional feminist human rights frameworks at the core of development and humanitarian aid. As well, the new policy directs funding and programs to focus on the most vulnerable and underserved people throughout the world, wherever they may be.

This move to centralize feminist perspectives at the core of Global Affairs is a direct result of coordinated consultation and advocacy from groups like Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights and the CAPPD. In 2016, [...]