NEWS RELEASE: Civil society welcomes Government’s leadership on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and calls for increased investment in international development
March 8, 2017
OTTAWA, 8 March 2017—Civil society organizations congratulated the Government today on its announcement which addresses an important gap, both globally and in Canada, in current efforts to promote women and girls’ health and rights. By committing to support and promote Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) as an integral part of its feminist agenda for development, Canada is demonstrating global leadership at a time when the world needs it most. SRHR has long been neglected by the international system, and recent developments in the
United States have only heightened the need for bold action and leadership on this issue. Read more here
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