#APCRSHR10 Dialogues: pre-conference interview series on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Asia Pacific

#APCRSHR10 Dialogues is a special series of fortnightly online interviews with SRHR leaders in Asia Pacific, on the overarching theme of "Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in Asia Pacific: 2030 SDGs vision and 2020 realities" - which is also the theme of 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR10). Co-hosted by APCRSHR10 and CNS, these online interviews are streamed LIVE every fortnight from February to May 2020 in lead up to the conference.

#APCRSHR10 Dialogues are:
  • LIVE streamed on Zoom connecting online participants with SRHR leaders in Asia Pacific (everyone is welcome to watch/ listen and join the online conversation every fortnight in lead up to the APCRSHR10)
  • Streamed on Facebook LIVE and also feed into other social media (such as YouTube, DailyMotion, Instagram TV, TikTok, APCRSHR10 and CNS websites)
  • Processed into a Podcast (which are available via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, aCast, TuneIn, BluBrry, PodTail, etc)
  • Feed into in-depth thematic articles (which get published via CNS syndication and other media)
  • Disseminated via social media (such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Reddit, etc)
  • Episode 9 on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and young people | Panel of experts: Yueping Guo, Youth Representative, China Family Planning Association and Core Member of China Youth Network; Shelani Palihawadana, Youth Advocacy Network, Sri Lanka and Project Coordinator, "We Hear You", Research Assistant for a President's Counsel and youth delegate representing Sri Lanka in ICPD25, Nairobi summit; Sangeet Kayastha, Coordinator and Founder of Y-PEER Asia Pacific Regional Center, Thailand, and International Steering Committee (ISC) member of APCRSHR10 | watch the recording (YouTube, Facebook), listen to podcast | read the article
  • Episode 8 on sexual and gender based violence during coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic: Panel of experts:Abigail Erikson, Ending Violence
    Against Women Programme Specialist, UN Women, Fiji Multi-Country Office; Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki, Director, Women and Children Crisis Centre (WCCC), Tonga; Dr Chivorn Var, Executive Director of Reproductive Health Association of Cambodia (RHAC) and Convener of 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR10), Cambodia; Matcha Phorn-in, an ethnic minority Lesbian Feminist Women Human Right Defender, Founder Executive Director of Sangsan Anakot Yawachon Development Project | watch the recording (YouTube | Instagram TV 1,2 | Facebook), listen to podcast | read the article 

    • Episode 6 featured Prof Dr Dédé Oetomo, Adjunct Lecturer at the Faculty of Business and Economics, Universitas Surabaya, Indonesia; Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia; and the Postgraduate Program, Universitas Katolik Widya Mandala Surabaya, Indonesia. He is a scholar, educator and activist in research, education and advocacy in the fields of language and society, HIV/AIDS and sexuality, mainly at GAYA NUSANTARA Foundation, APCOM and the Coalition for Sexual & Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) | watch the recording | listen to podcast | read the article


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