Kenya Hosts International Conference on Population and Development

Kenya is hosting a United Nations-coordinated conference on population and development this week in Nairobi. Over 6,000 delegates from 160 nations, including heads of state, are attending the three-day forum to discuss reproductive health rights, ending gender-based violence, and sustainable development. The U.N.’s International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) opened Tuesday with repeated vows […]

Burkina Faso: Historic day for advancing sexual and reproductive health rights

The 1st June promises to be an historic day for advancing sexual and reproductive health rights in Burkina Faso. From that day onwards, the government has committed to provide free family planning services, including contraceptives and medical consultations, f. This is a long overdue but very positive decision which Amnesty International has been calling for […]