Tag Archives: ICPD

Person Of The Month: Dr. Nafis Sadik

This week Asia reviewed its stance on population, development, sexual and reproductive rights at the 6th Asia-Pacific Population Conference in Bangkok. Though there was resistance most notably from Iran and Russia, most countries particularly the Pacific Islands and the Philippines, … Continue reading

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From ICPD TO MDGs and Beyond

As the UN ESCAP is holding the Asia Pacific Population Conference this week in Bangkok, Thailand, we take the opportunity to look back at the milestones we have crossed with ICPD and MDGs and start thinking about what lies beyond. How will … Continue reading

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ICPD: The Challenges and The Way Forward – An Interview with Gita Sen

The 1994 ICPD Program of Action states that abortion should be safe where it is legal.  Prof. Gita Sen’s responds to this clause, and talks about how the attitudes towards abortion affect donor, advocacy and activism in the current anti-woman … Continue reading

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Rio+20: A Short digest

Five ways in which the Rio+20 Summit failed women: 1. Women’s Reproductive Rights: The summit’s final outcome document outlines the need to provide all women with access to family planning, but fails to address this as a reproductive right. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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