COVID-19: What implications for sexual and reproductive health and rights globally?

On Friday 27 March 2020, Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters (SRHM) hosted a webinar to discuss the implications for sexual and reproductive health and rights in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. The webinar was moderated by SRHM Chief Executive Eszter Kismodi and we were joined by the following panelists:

  • Faysal El Kak, FIGO: Access to maternal health and abortion services in the time of COVID-19, and addressing the SRH needs of refugee populations
  • Chris Purdy, DKT International: How will COVID-19 affect global access to contraceptives — and what can we do about it?
  • Emily Christie, UNAIDS: Rights in the time of COVID-19: Lessons from HIV for an effective, community-led response
  • Avni Amin, World Health Organization: Understanding and addressing gender and violence against women in context of COVID-19
  • Lizzie Kiama,This Ability Trust:Situating disability in the time of COVID-19
  • Mauro Cabral Grinspan, GATE: Surviving while Trans. Human rights issues faced by trans people in the COVID pandemia