#APCRSHR10 Virtual (1): Addressing barriers to accelerate progress on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Asia Pacific

[links to recording and presentations] On 29th June, Monday (1pm Phnom Penh/ Bangkok/ Jakarta | 4pm Canberra | 11:30am Delhi), be welcome to participate in first episode of #APCRSHR10 Virtual on the theme of "Addressing barriers to accelerate progress on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Asia and the Pacific".

 PLENARY SPEAKERProf Caroline Homer click here for her presentation
 ABSTRACT PRESENTERCaecilia RothOpportunities for strengthening sexual health education in schools: Findings from a student needs assessment in NSW, Australia [click here for her presentation]
 ABSTRACT PRESENTER Than Nguyen Phuong Hai Needs Of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) Of Students In Thai Nguyen University (TNU), Vietnam [click here for her presentation]
 ABSTRACT PRESENTER Jolly Mae Catalan An analysis of the age pattern of migration in Metro Manila and its sex differentials, 2005-2010 migration period
 ABSTRACT PRESENTER Rayner Kay Jin Tan Experienced homophobia and suicide ideation in young gay, bisexual, and queer men: Exploring the mediating role of depressive symptoms, self-esteem, and outness in the Pink Carpet Y Cohort Study [click here for his presentation]

coverage from 
#APCRSHR10 Media Fellows

Group-5 News (editorial page, 9 July 2020)
Central Chronicle, India (editorial page, 7 July 2020)

In the wake of the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic situation, the convenor and International Steering Committee members of the 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR10) had announced on 1st June 2020 that the APCRSHR10 will evolve from an in-person conference to an ongoing virtual series.

On behalf of APCRSHR10 and Reproductive Health Association of Cambodia (RHAC) we are delighted to share that #APCRSHR10 Virtual is being hosted every fortnight in the form of 14 online sessions-each of about 90 minutes duration- during June to December 2020.

#APCRSHR10 virtual features thematic online sessions with plenary speakers and top-ranking abstract presenters, among other insights and discussions around sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), COVID-19 impact and SDGs in the Asia Pacific regional context.

Co-hosted by APCRSHR10/ RHAC and CNS, these online sessions are LIVE streamed every fortnight from June to December 2020 on Facebook page of APCRSHR10 and CNS too.

There is no registration fee to attend APCRSHR10 virtual, and all are welcome! Those who attend and actively participate in at least any 7 of the 14 APCRSHR10 virtual sessions will be awarded an online certificate of participation in APCRSHR10 virtual in January 2021.

#APCRSHR10 virtual sessions are:
  • Hosted on Zoom connecting online participants with SRHR leaders in Asia Pacific: www.bit.ly/apcrshr
  • Streamed on Facebook LIVE: www.facebook.com/apcrshr10
  • Recorded and made available on other social media (YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram TV, TikTok etc), APCRSHR10 and CNS websites
  • Processed into Podcasts (which will be 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)
  • Feed into articles written by APCRSHR10 Media Fellows from several countries in the region


APCRSHR10/ RHAC and CNS teams