Investing $1 billion in voluntary family planning programs would help millions of families live better lives, while contributing to major reductions in infant and maternal mortality, HIV infections and global poverty.
Secretary Clinton made a commitment to women and girls’ health and progress worldwide, which in turn will contribute to tremendous gains on global environmental and climate sustainability.
This afternoon, the world will be watching for a renewed U.S. commitment to reaching the goals of the ICPD Plan of Action. But after the speeches, commitments made must be turned into action.
All women – whether living with HIV, married, young, transgender, poor, queer – experience their reproductive health in overlapping ways throughout their lives, and reproductive health programs and services should reflect this reality.