The side event explores the history and resurgence of coercive population policies - from pro-natalist policies to forced sterilisation.
As the events related to the pandemic unfolded over 2020, the partners of the Sexual Rights Initiative sought to capture some of the key developments in sexual and reproductive rights – from restrictive measures and moral policing to the force of protests rocking many parts of the world.
Halfway through 2021, as we struggle with the increasing polarization of the world along established colonial and class lines, we would like to gather to both share information and perspectives and to collectively develop strategies for continuing to fight for sexual and reproductive rights in different regional and national contexts as well as globally.
Please join us as we present the newly improved and updated UN Advocacy Tool. This database compiles UN intergovernmental resolutions, expert guidance and technical information on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). It has been re-designed and updated to facilitate advocacy, research and policymaking, and to contribute to accountability for SRHR obligations and commitments.
Race Matters: Examining the workings of race and gender in the UN human rights system, August 13 2020 at 4pm CEST