Serra Sippel is president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity, a U.S.-based advocacy organization that promotes the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women and girls globally through the development and implementation of U.S. policy. Serra has been an advocate of women’s rights in the U.S. and globally for nearly two decades. Prior to joining CHANGE, she was the international program director at Catholics for Choice.
As long as women continue to fight for their basic human rights without funding to support their work, their potential — and that of their communities and countries — won't be realized. A guest commentary by Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity.