Webinar: Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Recorded: 27th August 2020

Language: English

This webinar addresses how women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights have been affected during the current coronavirus pandemic. Speakers highlight threats to SRHR, and possible solutions. They also put an emphasis on the obligations of obstetricians and gynaecologists to ensure SRHR. Areas discussed include gender-based violence, refugees in the eye of the pandemic and access to safe abortion care, post abortion care and contraception.


Dr Faysal El Kak, FIGO Vice President, Lebanon – Introduction to FIGO Webinars & Why Pandemics Threaten Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights 

Professor Kristina Gemzell- Danielsson, Sweden – Introduction to FIGO Committee for Human Rights, Refugees and Violence Against Women & The Impact of COVID-19 on Access to Abortion, Post Abortion Care and Contraception 

Dr Margit Endler, Sweden – Impact of COVID-19 on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Outcomes of WHHR Survey

Dr Rubina Sohail, Pakistan – Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Based Violence 

Professor Chiara Benedetto, Italy – Refugees in the Eye of the Pandemic