Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Sneha Barot, Senior Public Policy Associate

Sneha Barot joined the Washington, DC office of the Guttmacher Institute as a Senior Public Policy Associate. Her portfolio includes international family planning and abortion, reproductive health products and technologies, and racial and ethnic disparities in health care. Prior to joining the Institute in 2008, Ms. Barot was Acting Director and Senior Program Manager at the Asia Division of the American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative. She also lived in New Delhi where she worked with local women’s rights organizations, and in New York where she advocated on a variety of public interest and human rights issues, including at the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Urban Justice Center. Ms. Barot graduated with honors from the University of Florida, and earned a J.D. from the New York University School of Law.

Recent Publications Include

Barot S, Implementing postabortion care programs in the developing world: ongoing challenges, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2014, 17(1): 22-28.

Barot S, A common cause: faith-based organizations and promoting access to family planning in the developing world, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2013, 16(4): 18-23.

Barot S, Abortion restrictions in U.S. foreign aid: The history and harms of the Helms Amendment, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2013, 16(3): 9-13.

Barot S, In search of breakthroughs: renewing support for contraceptive research and development, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2013, 16(1): 24-30.

Barot S, Governmental coercion in reproductive decision making: see it both ways, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2012, 15(4):7-12.

Barot S, A problem-and-solution mismatch: son preference and sex-selective abortion bans, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2012, 15(2): 18-22.

Barot S, Preventing cervical cancer: new resources to advance the domestic and global fight, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2012, 15(1):8-13 & 19.

Barot S, Unsafe abortion: the missing link in global efforts to improve maternal health, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2011, 14(2):24-28.

Barot S, The need for a revitalized national research agenda on sexual and reproductive health, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2011, 14(1):16-22.

Barot S, Preempting the need to repair: toward a comprehensive U.S. policy on obstetric fistula, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2010, 13(3):18-22.

Barot S, Past due: emergency contraception in U.S. reproductive health programs overseas, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2010, 13(2):8-11.

Barot S, BPA-free and beyond: protecting reproductive health from environmental toxins, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2010, 13(1):18-22.

Barot S, Reclaiming the lead: restoring U.S. leadership in global sexual and reproductive health policy, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2009, 12(1):12-17.

Barot S, Making the case for a ‘contraceptive convenience’ agenda, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2008, 11(4):11-16.

Barot S, Back to basics: the rationale for increased funds for international family planning, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2008, 11(3):13-18.


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