Guttmacher at Women Deliver 2023

We’re thrilled to announce that the Guttmacher Institute will be participating at the Women Deliver conference in Kigali, Rwanda on July 17–July 20.

If you are attending the conference, make sure to stop by Booth K25 / K40 in the exhibition hall, where you can discover our latest research and engage with our experts. In addition, our partner organizations TaYA (Ethiopia), The YP Foundation (India) and APHRC (African Region) will be joining our booth at selected times to discuss their work to advance gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights.

TaYA – 18 JULY | 8:30am–12:00pm

The YP Foundation – 19 JULY | 8:30am12:00pm

African Population and Health Research Center – 19 JULY | 1:30–5:00pm


Details of conference sessions and events with Guttmacher participation can be found below.

We are excited to contribute to these sessions and to continue to drive positive change for sexual and reproductive health and rights. If you have any questions or need more information, feel free to reach out.

We look forward to connecting with you at the Women Deliver conference!


(All times listed in Central Africa Time)

Monday, July 17

Global Reverberations of the Rollback on Abortion Rights in the United States

5:45–7:00pm | Virtual event

Organized by the Guttmacher Institute

Panelists include:

Kelly Baden, Vice President for Public Policy, Guttmacher Institute

Fadekemi (Kemi) Akinfaderin, Chief Global Advocacy Officer, Fòs Feminista

Susana Chavez, Executive Director, CLACAI

Nelly Munyasia, Executive Director, Reproductive Health Network Kenya (RHNK) 

Moderator: Herminia Palacio, President and CEO, Guttmacher Institute

Tuesday, July 18

Evidence in Action: Data-Driven Advocacy for Sexual and Reproductive Health 

1:303:00pm | Conference Center Room MH4.2

Organized by the Guttmacher Institute, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP), Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights, and Public Health Ambassadors Uganda


Patrick Segawa, Co-Founder, Public Health Ambassadors Uganda

Kelly Bowden, Director of Policy, Advocacy and Government Relations, Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights

Brenda Formin, co-founder of KUKING’A; MILEAD, UN Academic Impact & Obama Foundation Leaders Africa Fellow 

Elizabeth SullyPrincipal Research Scientist, Guttmacher Institute

Moderator: Naa Dodoo, Senior Research and Policy Analyst, AFIDEP

Championing Gender Equality for Demographic Dividend(s)

5:307:00pm | Ubumwe Grande Hotel Ikaze Room  

Organized by UNFPA, African Union Commission, Government of Germany, and the Berlin Institute for Population and Development

Presenters include: Elizabeth Sully, Principal Research Scientist, Guttmacher Institute

Guttmacher Institute’s 55th Anniversary Cocktail Party

6:008:00pm | Kigali Marriott Hotel Malaika Garden 

Please join the Guttmacher Institute to celebrate 55 years of providing evidence and facts to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights worldwide. We hope to see you there!

Please RSVP here.

Wednesday, July 19

Voices of Choice: Sharing Stories About Safe Abortion and Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice

7:00–8:30am | Kigali Marriott Hotel

Organized by IYAFP

Presenters include: Irum Taqi, Director of Global Policy, Guttmacher Institute

If you are not attending the conference, you can still join the buzz on social media. You are invited to try our new quiz filter on Instagram and Facebook. Test your knowledge of sexual and reproductive health topics and tag us for a chance to be featured in our Stories!