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Rutgers and DKT International invite you to an online event that will highlight results and innovations from the ‘She Makes Her Safe Choice’ partnership to reduce unsafe abortions worldwide.
We will discuss how our complementary approach has significantly contributed to reducing unsafe abortions. We will focus on:
Ton is the Executive Director of Rutgers, an NGO for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Netherlands, internationally and operating in 29 countries. Ton holds Master degree in Public Health and Public Management. Before Rutgers he was the executive director of Aids Fonds and STI/AIDS Netherlands.
Venny, Director of Women on Web, an international telemedicine abortion service with 15 years of experience in providing access to medical abortions to those with limited or restricted access. Venny has worked in social and health protection for over a decade and she is active in the global digital rights movement.
Nelly is the Executive Director for the Reproductive Health Network in Kenya, a network of trained health care providers, who are passionate about ensuring the provision of quality comprehensive reproductive health information and services especially safe and legal abortion.
Brian is the Deputy Director of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition. He is responsible for co-managing the Coalition’s global activities including oversight of technical staff responsible for implementing global and regional initiatives focused on supply chain management, market dynamics and advocacy.
Angela leads the work of the Ipas Africa Alliance in Kenya and Uganda. She has two decades of experience and expertise in family planning, reproductive health, maternal and child health, mental health, and HIV and AIDS.
Chris is the President and CEO of DKT International. He has more than 25 years of experience in conceptualising, directing, and managing large and complex social marketing and social franchise programmes focused on family planning, safe abortion, and HIV prevention.
Lidya is the country director for Triggerise Ethiopia. She registered and established Triggerise Ethiopia in 2018. Since then, she reached over 60,00 girls with the online Tiko platform with access to SRH counseling, access to contraception, safe abortion, and skill development and job opportunity creation.
Ibrahim is the Performance Manager of ABPF Benin. He is also the National Coordinator for monitoring Benin's commitments in terms of family planning. Ibrahim is one of IPPF's technical experts in information system management and has provided technical assistance to other IPPF Member Associations.
Nedjma is the Regional Director of DKT International Francophone West and Central Africa. She is based in Dakar, Senegal overseeing DKT activities in ten francophones countries. Nedjma specialises in health and pharmaceutical organisation management with a focus on developing and providing affordable women’s health product.
Méola Yahouedeou is a communicator by training. She is committed to the sexual and reproductive health rights of adolescents and young people, and she has been a member of the Youth Action Movement since 2018. She was elected national treasurer of the movement in 2020. Méola is also an ABPF youth champion for She Makes Her Safe Choice.
Olive is an African feminist and the Regional Movement Supporter for Africa at SheDecides, a global political movement driving change for bodily autonomy. She is based in Kigali, Rwanda, and has more than 12 years of experience working alongside African women and girls led organisations and movements.
Amour is a youth advocate and the National President of the Youth Action Movement of the Beninese Association for the Promotion of the Family. He trained as a lawyer and is a certified trainer in personal development and leadership. He is also the Country Coordinator of the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning.
Rouguy is the Regional Director of Centre ODAS, the Safe Abortion Hub for the Francophone West African region. In this role, she ensures the overall management and leadership of the Center across eleven countries. She is the recipient of the 2019 Humanitarian Award from the International Women Achievers Award in Toronto.
Paula is the programme manager of the She Makes Her Safe Choice programme on reducing unsafe abortions. She is also programme manager for Rutgers’ work in the Power to You(th) programme and for programmes in Francophone Africa. She has 20 years of experience in the area of sexual and reproductive health and human rights internationally.
Esther-Gilah is account manager Charities at the Dutch Postcode Lottery. The lottery provides long-term institutional support to organisations worldwide working in the areas of poverty alleviation, human rights, nature conservation, the environment and social cohesion in the Netherlands.
Alex is Deputy Fund Director for AmplifyChange - a sexual and reproductive health rights fund supporting grassroots civil society organisations. Alex has a background in comprehensive sexuality education, young people's clinical and social services and supporting policy reform campaigning in reproductive health & democratic strengthening.
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