Parliamentarians participating in this high-level conference mobilized political and financial commitments, centred
Zero unmet need for family planning information and services
Zero preventable maternal deaths
Zero sexual and gender-based violence and harmful practices
against women and girls
At the Summit, the European Parliamentary Forum (EPF) on
Sexual Health and Reproductive Rights – whose executive committee Senator Higgins is a member
of – launched an independent, global initiative: the Global Parliamentary
Alliance for Health, Rights and Development (GPA), with the objective of
providing a platform for parliamentarians from around the world to advocate for
better health care, expanding human rights and to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) both in their home countries and abroad.
For more information on the Nairobi Summit,
the GPA and the goals I will be working towards see https://www.epfweb.org/sites/e...