Dear Canada: we need sustained leadership on global sexual and reproductive health and rights
By Sandeep Prasad and Julie DelahantyFeb. 4, 2019
As a country, we have taken a bold step. Now is the time to show the world that Canada is here to stay. Our leadership is vital and the world’s women and girls are counting on us.
U.S. President Donald Trump's Global Gag Rule has slashed access to comprehensive health services like access to safe abortion and put life-saving care out of reach for many communities. Photograph courtesy of Gage Skidmore
When it comes to standing up for sexual and reproductive health and rights, Canada is back.
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