The Sexual Rights Initiative is a coalition of national and regional organizations based in Canada, India, Egypt, Argentina that work together to advance human rights related to sexuality at the United Nations.


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Latest News & Resources

- November 17
This summary contains the essence of our panellists' interventions during our 2nd conversation on the the political economy of sexual rights focusing on coercive and punitive economic measures & sexual rights. This exciting series of conversations hosted by the Sexual Rights Initiative explore how macroeconomics profoundly affects sexual rights and share ideas on effective strategies to address these challenges within social justice activism, including advocacy in UN human rights spaces. By bringing together a diverse group of activists, scholars, and advocates, this virtual conversation series aims to build cross-movement collaboration and global partnerships.
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- November 08
This is the last in a series of three conversations in which SRI explores the effect of economic politics on human rights, specifically sexual rights. The first, in September, examined the link between sexual rights and histories and legacies of colonial exploitation and their neoliberal afterlives; the second conversation, in October, focused on the tactics and effects of coercive economic measures.
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The SRI has developed several databases to assist advocates, policy-makers, UN agencies, and diplomats in their sexual and reproductive health and rights advocacy at national and international levels.