Celebrating 25 years of research, inspiring new thinking and action

2018 marked the celebration of 25 years of Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters

(formerly Reproductive Health Matters)

Read our November 2018 editorial which commemorates the past and looks to the future for SRHM and sexual and reproductive health and rights:

Sexual and reproductive health and rights: a new age



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Host: Dr Heidi Stöckl, Associate Professor and Director of the  Gender Violence and Health Centre in the Department of Global Health and Development at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Editorial Advisory Board Member of SRHM

Moderator: Eszter Kismődi, Chief Executive of Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters (SRHM), International Human Rights Lawyer on Sexuality, Gender and Sexual and Reproductive Health

Topics and speakers:

The politics of SRHR in the Middle East: Cruising the rough seas
Faysal El Kak, Vice President FIGO, Senior Lecturer Faculty Health Sciences American University of Beirut (AUB), Editorial Board Member of SRHM

Disrespect and abuse in maternal care: the impact  of gender structures and intersecting power structures and the social roots of SRHR.
Loveday Penn-Kekana, Medical Anthropologist, Assistant Professor of Maternal Health & Health Systems at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Co-Lead of the Birth theme  at the MARCH Centre

Sexual rights, sexuality and poverty: do we address the intersections and connections? 
Anne Philpott, Senior Health Advisor & Deputy Head Extreme Poverty, Africa Regional at Department for International Development (DFID)

New waves of anti-sexual and reproductive health and rights strategies, the  anti-gender discourse and the case of Hungary in the EU context
Bianka Vida, PhD Candidate, University of Surrey; MA, Central European University (CEU), Hungary

The politics of an evidence based approach to realizing SRHR
Laura Ferguson, Director, Program on Global Health & Human Rights, Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC/University of Southern California, Associate Editor of Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters