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Lindsay Menard-Freeman
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Lindsay Menard-Freeman is the Senior Manager, Youth Program & Advocacy at Women Deliver, a global advocacy organization working to reduce maternal mortality and achieve universal access to reproductive health, and editor and writer for a feminist blog, SheRights. She has worked for nearly a decade as an activist and advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights for adolescents and youth.

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Leaders of Today: Youth Leadership for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

(2) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 10:28 AM

I'll never forget the energy of this moment. Yemurai Nyoni was amongst a hard-hitting roster of speakers tasked with closing the PMNCH Partners' Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa in June 2014. The list included Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin of UNFPA, Dr. Ariel Pablos-Méndez of USAID, and Dr. Carole Presern...

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Abortion Hostility Depends on Your Zip Code

(2) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 2:06 PM

From 2011 to 2014, the number of legislative restrictions against abortion rights skyrocketed to 231, quadrupling the number of restrictions within just three years. In 2014 alone, legislators enacted 26 brand new measures to restrict access to abortion rights.

According to a new report by the Guttmacher Institute,...

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30 Feminist Lessons in 30 Years

(22) Comments | Posted October 13, 2014 | 9:44 AM

I recently crossed over into my 30s. The lead-up to the day was a slurry of thoughts and feelings about this huge milestone, marked by bursts of self-reflection and a quick skip down that list of classic questions about "where I am" in my life. I thought it prudent to...

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Young #WomenInspire us to #InvestInGirls

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 4:40 PM

March is an exciting time to celebrate girls and women. Women's History Month commemorates the pioneers of women's rights and equality, past and present. International Women's Day encourages us all to continue the fight for women's rights around the world. And this week, the United Nations 58th Session of the...

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