Renate Baehr is the executive director of DSW — Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung. She has a longstanding record of successful advocacy, policy and public awareness-raising work in the fields of global health and sexual and reproductive health and rights in Germany and Europe. She played the lead role in establishing DSW’s Parliamentary Advisory Committee in 2003, regularly advises the German parliament on SRHR issues and serves as a member of the international high-level taskforce for ICPD.
We can only eliminate poverty-related diseases like tuberculosis and malaria through political leadership and sustained cross-sector research partnerships, DSW Executive Director Renate Baehr and European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership chief Charles Mgone write in this #HealthyMeans guest commentary.
Global efforts on sexual and reproductive health have not yet reached over 500 million women and girls. In a guest opinion for World Population Day, DSW's executive director Renate Baehr calls for a future where these girls won't have to choose between an education or becoming teenage mothers.
Here's how we can make the sexual health and reproductive rights for women and girls a central tenet of international development policy. An exclusive guest commentary by Renate Baehr, executive director of DSW — Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung.