We'll be joining women's right advocates at Women Deliver 2023 in July to discuss innovations in increasing access to self-managed medical abortion
We’ll be joining women’s right advocates at Women Deliver 2023 in July to discuss innovations in increasing access to self-managed medical abortion, and explore the key role of girl-centered programming in ending female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM/C).
Overview of our sessions:
18 July 2023, 17.30 – 19.00 (GMT+2) | Kigali Conference Centre, AD11
You can pre-register for the session here.
Chair: Althea Anderson – Programme Officer, Hewlett Foundation
This event will showcase recent innovations in increasing access to self-managed medical abortion (MA). It will provide a space to discuss both the potential and challenges of increasing access to self-managed MA in sub-Saharan Africa, and to foster networking and action among participants.
19 July 2023, 11.30 – 13.00 (GMT+2) | Kigali Conference Centre, AD10.2
Click here to RSVP by 17th July 2023 and book your slot.
Opening remarks: Alicia Herbet OBE – Director of Education, Gender and Equalities at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and UK Special Envoy for Gender Equality
Closing remarks: Dr. Leyla Hussein – Global Advocacy Director, The Girl Generation, Options Consultancy Services
Moderator: Jacinta Muteshi – Team Leader, The Girl Generation, Options Consultancy Services
Hosted by the Options’ led ‘The Girl Generation’ programme and Amref Health Africa, this session will explore the key role of girl-centered programming in ending FGM/C as well as the importance of the emotional and mental well-being of survivors and front-line activists.
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