Webinar Invitation: RCOG International Women's Day Webinar Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. Thursday 3 March


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Dear all,

I am delighted to invite you to RCOG’s annual International Women’s Day event, which this year will focus on the impact of donor funding challenges on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). This interactive webinar will examine issues around inconsistent bilateral funding for SRHR and explore clinicians’ roles as advocates for the prioritisation of SRHR in donor funding. Please follow this link to register to attend: https://r1.dotdigital-pages.com/p/4XDB-8VG/international-womens-day-2022-registration

Sexual and reproductive health and rights: The role of governments and clinicians to ensure access to comprehensive SRHR for all women and girls across the life course.

Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm GMT

Date: Thursday 3 March


4.30pm | Welcome, introductions and opening comments | Ranee Thakar, MD, FRCOG, Vice President for Global Health, RCOG

4.40pm | Cuts to family planning funding in UK's ODA budget: global impact and the implications for SRHR | Ann Biddlecom, Guttmacher Institute

5.00pm | Challenges to continuing SRH delivery – how did care providers respond?| Tiguida Sissoko, MSI Burkina Faso

5.10pm | Clinicians’ roles as advocates for the prioritisation of SRHR in donor funding | Friday E. Okonofua, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FWACS, FMCOG, FAS, FAAS

5.25pm | Q&A | All speakers


6.00pm | Ends


Best wishes,



Emma Parnham (she/her) | Programme Officer – Making Abortion Safe

Centre for Women’s Global Health

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