Plenary Session Subtheme 2: Towards a just economic order for sexual and reproductive health
Under the subtheme, there are four presentations:
1.Prof. Sundari Ravindran
Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
Title: The Gordian Knot? Equitable access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in an era of neoliberal globalization
This presentation questions the feasibility of advancing equitable and universal access to sexual and reproductive health care in the Asia- Pacific region in the current era of neoliberal globalization. The paper describes the impact of neoliberal economic policies on health systems and on social and economic inequalities in the Region.
2.Ms. Cai Yiping - Executive Committee member of Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN)
Title: Economic Development and Women’s Health in China
This presentation examines the correlation between economic development, gender equality and women’s health in China, especially women’s sexual and reproductive health. What are the main gaps and challenges in terms of equality, quality and accountability in realizing women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights in China in the global SDGs framework and equivalent national policy framework of “Healthy China 2030”?
3. Ms. Nurgul Dzhanaeva
President of the Forum of women's NGOs of Kyrgyzstan
Title: Moving ahead at for better Accountability & Monitoring, and Financing for Sexual and reproductive health and rights as part of implementation in the Agenda 2030
The presentation address some measures to have better Accountability & Monitoring, and Financing for Sexual and reproductive health and rights as part of implementation in the Agenda 2030 as well as the challenges in the area of the SRHR.
4.Sivananthi Thanenthiran - The Executive Director of Asian – Pacific Resource and Reseach Center for women (ARROW)
Title: Sexual and reproductive health and rights: Towards an economically and socially just world
This presentation looks at how provision of sexual and reproductive health services are able to even out economic and social inequalities of the poorest and most marginalised groups, and should be considered as an essential intervention to reduce inequalities and create more just societies. This paper will tackle the concept of economic justice, which is not solely derived from income inequalities, but from social inequalities.
The session is chaired by Dr Hoang Tu Anh – Director of the Center for Creative Intiatives in Health and Population.
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