Canada is well aware that our own Indigenous communities still have unequal access to services related to sexual and reproductive health and basic health infrastructure.
Liberal MP Hedy Fry is helping lead discussions in Ottawa this week at a forum focused on building collective action on issues concerning population and development, as they relate to sexual and reproductive health and rights. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
Parliamentarians from more than 150 nations are gathering in Ottawa this week to tackle one of the most serious challenges facing humanity.
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