ICW fights for the SRHR rights of women living with HIV.
ICW and its sister networks of women living with HIV have been at the forefront of efforts to confront reproductive coercion, particularly forced and coerced sterilization. Commencing with the first identification of the project ICW’s sister network the Namibian Women’s Health Network first drew broad attention to the issue and including serving as an interested party in the litigation in Kenya, the case ICW and partners brought before the Commission on Gender Equality as well as support for countries working to document this practice and strengthen avenues to justice.
Breastfeeding and HIV: Advancing sexual and reproductive rights
In this session, we aim to inform women living with HIV by safeguarding their human rights and promoting informed and autonomous decision-making on infant feeding practices through evidence-based discussions, likewise, to strengthen sexual and reproductive rights, ensuring the well-being and autonomy of mothers living with HIV.
Confronting Coercion: Increasing Accountability for SRHR violations.
A panel discussion led by ICW to explore evolving strategies to increase accountability for women living with HIV who have experienced violations of their SRHR and we will present preliminary findings of our global scan.
ICW and its sister networks of women living with HIV have been at the forefront of efforts to confront reproductive coercion, particularly forced and coerced sterilization.