The culmination of the global consultations on health in the Post 2015 development agenda took place in Botswana on 5-6 March. The High Level Dialogue on health was co-convened by the Governments of Botswana and Sweden, UNICEF and WHO, and the consultation on health was one of eleven thematic consultations initiated by the United Nations […]
Taking place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 15 March 2013, the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) has the “Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls” as its priority theme. It will focus on two key areas: prevention of violence […]
The latest issue of ASTRA Bulletin is now online. Keep yourself updated with the latest news from Central and Eastern Europe region by reading our monthly bulletin on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.
The Central and Eastern Europe Health Consultation was convened by ASTRA Central and Eastern European Women’s Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Eastern European Alliance for Reproductive Choice as one of the inputs into the consultation process, with funding from the World Health Organisation.Over 20 health experts representing CSOs from Central and […]
20 advocates participated is health consultation convened by ASTRA and Eastern European Alliance for Reproductive Choice (EEARC). ASTRA Network in partnership with EEARC was selected by the World Health Organization to take forward a Central and Eastern Europe Health Consultation in the post-2015, as a part of a global consultation process- The World We Want.
The representative of ASTRA Network, Krystyna Kacpura, Executive Director of Federation for Women and Family Planning represented ASTRA at the public hearing on sexual and reproductive health and rights that was organized by the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality on January, 22. To watch the hearing go to: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/ep-live/en/committees/video?event=20130122-1500-COMMITTEE-FEMM
ASTRA Network in partnership with Eastern European Alliance for Reproductive Choice was selected by the World Health Organization to take forward a Central and Eastern Europe Health Consultation in the post-2015, as a part of a global consultation process. The meeting will take place from 26th to 27th January 2013 in Moscow, Russian Federation. 20 […]
The Global Youth Forum ended with adoption of Bali Declaration. The Declaration, an official UN document, includes – for the first time ever – positive recommendations pertaining to safe, legal and accessible abortion for youth without judgment; non-discrimination and protection for LGBTQI youth; rights of young sex workers; sexual rights; and loads more. The Forum […]
The Programme of Action (PoA) adopted as an outcome of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in 1994 inCairo has been milestone for introducing human rights approach into sustainable development agenda. The set of goals for improving sexual and reproductive health and rights agreed upon by 179 countries in Cairo continues to […]
The 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) adopted a 20-year Programme of Action (PoA) with a broad mandate on interrelationships between population, sustained economic growth and sustainable development, and advances in the education, economic status and empowerment of women. The year 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Cairo Conference. It is, […]