Mariarosa Cutillo is chief of the strategic partnerships branch within the division of Communications and Strategic Partnerships of the United Nations Population Fund. Mariarosa brings with her more than 20 years of professional experience working for the private sector. Before joining UNFPA, she was the head of corporate social responsibility at Benetton Group, as well as president and CEO of Benetton’s UNHATE Foundation.
The COVID-19 pandemic is already disrupting sexual and reproductive health and rights globally. Representatives from Bayer and UNFPA highlight the need to ensure access to contraceptives both during and after the pandemic — or else risk devastating consequences for many women.