8th African Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Johannesburg, South Africa

The 8th African Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ACSHR) is being held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 14-15 February, including a Youth Pre-Conference event from 12-13 February. Key speakers at the event include UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Regional Director for East and Southern Africa, Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, and the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, from Sri Lanka.

Under the theme, 'Advancing the Sexual Health and Reproductive Rights of Girls and Women in Africa', the event is an opportunity for academics, activists and development workers to rethink and renew their commitment to sexual health and rights and reconnect with partners for change.