Zika response — a chance to address gaps in women's rights

Initial responses to Zika placed the burden of the virus square on the shoulders of women — unreasonable in a region where women often lack the power to make decisions about their bodies. International Planned Parenthood Federation's Giselle Carino explains why Zika is an opportunity to open a dialogue about women's rights.

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  • Giselle Carino

    Giselle Carino is the newly appointed regional director for Western Hemisphere at the International Planned Parenthood Federation. In previous positions, she served as deputy director for IPPF/WHR.