Transnational Birth Equity

The Transnational Birth Equity team leads RH Impact’s global projects, advocacy, and partnerships, as well as internal community care for staff. Their initiatives are centered on learning from Black women globally, unpacking the harms of the family planning framework, and addressing the impact of climate change and environmental racism on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) to embed a reproductive justice lens within global programming, funding and relations.

Insights From Our Team

Further Exploration

  • Global Learning Webinar: “Envisioning Black Futures: A Global Reproductive Justice Roundtable” | Watch Now
  • “Unpacking the Health and Ethical Implications of the Family Planning Framework” presentation presented at Reproductive Ethics 2021 and Black Maternal Health Conference 2021 | Read More
  • “From Silos to Synergy: How the Funding Landscape is Shifting for Maternal and Newborn Health, Justice, and Equity” | Read More
  • “We Need Climate Solutions that Prioritize Black Births” | Read More
  • Sign-on letter to the President Biden Administration asking them to take action to the country’s maternal health crisis, dominated by racial inequities, as a central focus of US domestic climate policy | Read More
  • “Climate Change and Maternal and Infant Health” sign-on letter on outreach to Senator Kerry’s Office | Read More
  • Provided edits to the “Climate Change and SRHR” brief by the International Center for Research on Women | Read More
  • “Increasing Temperatures because of the Climate Change Crisis is a Reproductive Justice Issue in the United States” fact sheet released with Human Rights Watch, A bBetter Balance, The Black Women’s Health Imperative, and the National Latina Institute | Read More
  • “The State of Play: What’s Now and What’s Next for U.S. Foreign Policy on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice” | Read More