The Honourable Jean Wyllys, the only openly gay congressman in Brazil, announced on January 25, 2019 that he is leaving politics because of defamatory social media campaigns and threats to his life and his family. The recently re-elected politician will not serve the new term and has left Brazil without [...]
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). The conference generated a remarkable Programme of Action recognizing sexual and reproductive rights, women’s empowerment and gender equality as crucial to sustainable development. The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 will bring together United Nations [...]
In advance of Canada’s 2019 budget, Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights has created a list of three things to look for to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada and internationally.
Get the full list here: Budget 2019 Primer – PDF
In January 2019, Canadian Association of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (CAPPD) Chair Dr. Hedy Fry formally submitted a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau outlining the outcomes of the 2018 International Parliamentarians Conference on the Implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development (IPCI). The event was hosted in [...]
From October 22-23, CAPPD was pleased to host to the 7th International Parliamentarian Conference on the Implementation of ICPD (IPCI) alongside the Government of Canada, the Inter-American Parliamentary Group on Population and Development, the United Nations Population Fund, the European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development, and CAPPD Secretariat, Action Canada [...]