Gender Justice in the Global COVID-19 Response

On May 21, 2020, prominent feminist leaders discussed how to incorporate women, particularly women of color, and girls into the global response to COVID-19, and how to ensure reproductive and sexual health justice during the pandemic. Additionally, they responded to the recent commentary in The Lancet, “Centring sexual and reproductive health and justice in the global COVID-19 response.


Winnie Byanyima, MSc
Executive Director, UNAIDS 

Natalia Kanem, MD, MPH
Executive Director, UNFPA

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, PhD
Executive Director, UN Women


Terry McGovern, JD
Harriet and Robert H. Heilbrunn Professor and Chair
Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Opening and Closing Remarks

Dazon Dixon Diallo, DHL, MPH 
Founder and President of SisterLove, Inc.

Latanya Mapp Frett, JD, MPP
President and CEO, Global Fund for Women

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