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With special messages from: Arianna Huffington , President and Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post Media Group; Cherie Blair , Founder, The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women; Angela Dean , Director, Global Business Development at Partner Africa; Ben Stone , CEO, Indego Africa; Ruma Bose , Serial Entrepreneur, Business Executive, Philanthropist and Author; Jill Iscol , President, IF Hummingbird Foundation; Sarah Brown , President, PiggyBankKids, Global Patron of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood; Michelle Bachelet , Executive Director of UN Women, Former President of Chile; Minna Salami , Founder, MsAfropolitan blog and Boutique; Ambassador Melanne Verveer , Ambassador-at-Large, Global Women's Issues; and Francoise Girard , President, International Women's Health Coalition.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] This rallying call was drafted in December 2011 by an inter-generational group of more than 30 feminist activists convened in Mexico City by Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Justice (RESURJ), the International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC) and Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN).
uk> * The working group included members from the following organisations: CREA (India): Caroline Earle, Sunita Kujur, Geeta Misra; Girls Power Initiative (Nigeria): Bene Madunagu, Grace Osakue; International Planned Parenthood Federation (UK): Doortje Braeken; IPPF/Western Hemisphere Region [USA]: Jessie Clyde, Denise Kohn; International Women's Health Coalition (USA): Kelly Castagnaro, Corinne Whitaker; Mexfam (Mexico): Ofelia Aguilar; Population Council (USA): Nicole Haberland, Deborah Rogow.
KELLY CASTAGNARO Director of Communications, International Women's Health Coalition
The reporting requirement in practice, in the field, means that people are likely to believe that they have to put more money - not less - into abstinence only and fidelity programmes," said Adrienne Germain, president of the International Women's Health Coalition.
According to the International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC): Sexual health means having a responsible, satisfying, and safe sex life.
In an editorial, Beth Frederick of the International Women's Health Coalition called unsafe abortion "a public health crisis" that will kill tens of thousands of women this year, and said more than $1 billion annually may be needed to treat complications.
The bill has support from a number of public health groups, including APHA, the International Women's Health Coalition, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and American Association of University Women.