Care Beyond Borders: Care Beyond Borders: Centering Women and Girls in Humanitarian Response Efforts
On June 12, 2019, as a part of the Value of Sanctuary: Building a House Without Walls, the Cathedral presented a conversation with International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region on the impact of climate disasters and political upheaval on the healthcare of women of reproductive age in Latin America, the Caribbean, Venezuela, and Colombia.
Below is the audio and a transcript of the conversation.
Moderated by Alexander Sanger, chair of the International Planned Parenthood Council
Giselle Carino, CEO & Regional Director for IPPF/WHR
Mayra Díaz-Torres, MPH, head of the IELLA Profamilias Clinic, a community-based sexual and reproductive health services clinic in Puerto Rico
Belmar Franceschi, Executive Director of PLAFAM, IPPF/WHR’s local partner in Venezuela.
Olga del Mar Reyes, community social worker who has worked with survivors of Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Marta Royo, Executive Director of Profamilia, IPPF/WHR’s local partner in Colombia.
Dr. Luz Towns-Miranda, member of Board of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund