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

December 6, 2017

Addressing the multiple dimensions of inequality for a future where women and girls are empowered, their rights and ambitions are realized, and they stand equal to men and boys. 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 [...]

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Canada’s review before Committee on rights of persons with disabilities

April 3 – 4, 2017

Canada will be reviewed for the first time by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights submitted a shadow report in advance of Canada’s review, which examines violations of Articles 16, 17, 24 and 25 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities with respect to sexual abuse, forced sterilization, the right to health, specifically sexual and reproductive health, and the right to education, specifically inclusive comprehensive sexuality education. Read [...]

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International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017

March 8th is a global day to recognize women’s achievements and acknowledge the challenges they continue to face in the quest for gender equality. The Canadian theme for 2017 is Equality Matters. Learn more »

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