IAWG members are addressing sexual and reproductive rights during COVID-19 humanitarian response. Read More>>

Late-Afternoon and Evening (16.15 - 21.00)

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PANEL: FP Programs for Adolescentes in Emergencies

16.15 - 17.35 (Asia/Bangkok) | PEACE Pattaya 18

Panelists include representatives from the Population Council, International Planned Parenthood Federation, CARE, and IRC Uganda discussing contexts such as Bangladesh, Indonesia, Syria and Uganda.

PANEL: Expanding Access to Safe, Legal Abortion: Global Insights, Successes and Failures

16.15 - 17.35 (Asia/Bangkok) | PEACE Pattaya 12

Panelists from IPPF, ISSP, IRC CAR, and KIT Royal Tropical Institute will be presenting on current and past programmes and research relating to comprehensive abortion care in and out of humanitarian contexts.

SIDE-EVENT: The Essential Role of Community Health Workers in Family Planning and Pandemic Prevention Response

18.00 - 19.30 (Asia/Bangkok) | PEACH Pattaya 10

Hosts: CARE, WHO, HRP, UNFPA, Lwala Community Alliance, Government of Nepal

A panel discussion on the essential role of community and frontline health workers in family planning service provision and continuity in pandemics. Hors oeuvres and drinks will be served.

Featured speakers:

  • Dr. Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Scientist, Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health, World Health Organization
  • Kabita Aryal, Family Planning Section Chief, Government of Nepal
  • Samuel Oyugi, Project Manager, Lwala Community Alliance
  • Joyce Sepenoo, Senior Director for Health Equity and Rights, CARE USA
  • Josiane Yaguibou, Resident Representative of UNFPA Togo [Moderator]


SIDE-EVENT: Demystifying Self-Managed Abortion: What it Takes to put Misoprostol in Women’s Hands

19.00 - 21.00 (Asia/Bangkok) | Royal Cliff Grand Hotel, Jomtien 2

Hosts: IRC, Ipas, Fos Feminista and University of Ottawa

Join the International Rescue Committee, Ipas, Fos Feminista, and the University of Ottawa to demystify self-managed abortion and explore concrete strategies and pragmatic solutions for making safe abortion self-management a reality in both development and humanitarian settings. In this interactive session, we will bust myths that impede progress on reproductive rights and hear directly from implementers about practical strategies for giving all people the power to choose.


Sexual and reproductive health services remain critical during COVID-19

IAWG members and partners are producing clinical and programmatic guidance, assessments, policy papers, and statements to ensure continued prioritization of sexual and reproductive health and rights throughout COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings.