Global Abortion Policy Landscape Analysis
FemJust conducted a landscape analysis to identify key opportunities for Ipas to advance abortion rights and access through global policy.
Feminist Solutions towards Global Justice (FemJust) is a feminist consulting practice committed to supporting organizations to achieve social and gender justice and secure human rights for all. Using results-oriented feminist strategies, FemJust works to connect people’s realities to initiatives that will spur social transformation.
What we do
In this report, FemJust analyzes the quantity and quality of coverage of HIV-related issues in the UPR, and makes recommendations to better utilize the UPR to advance HIV-related human rights. Click below to download the report.
FemJust developed a briefing paper analyzing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development from the perspective of the human rights of women with disabilities, including their sexual and reproductive health and rights, and making policy recommendations.
In light of the adoption of Agenda 2030, FemJust developed a series of country briefs on sexual rights and state accountability within the Asia Pacific region. Click below to access the country briefs.
FemJust conducted a scoping study to support the Right Here Right Now Partnership in its plans to advance young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights and meaningful participation in Bangladesh.
FemJust provides analysis and research on sexual rights issues at the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review.
FemJust supported IPPF/WHR to develop a strategic resource compendium on international human rights and development policy on sexual and reproductive health and rights.
FemJust developed two e-course curricula on HIV and new prevention technologies, resource mobilization, and advocacy for sexual and reproductive health and rights for young activists.
FemJust produced sessional bulletins and an analytical report on SRHR in the second cycle of the UPR to assist UNFPA in its engagement with national implementation and monitoring processes.
Collaborating with FemJust was a pleasure! Their passion for gender and human rights shines through in every aspect of their work, and I heartily recommend them to anyone seeking high quality professionals. Not only were they prompt with high quality outputs, but when things didn't go exactly to plan (as they so often don't!), FemJust was quick to offer solutions and adapt to the situation. We hope to work with them again in the future.Alexandra Johns, Asia Pacific Alliance for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
The Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI) works with FemJust because of their breadth of knowledge and experience related to sexual rights, commitment to feminist principles and utmost professionalism. FemJust's longstanding engagement with the SRI's Universal Periodic Review project enables the SRI to advocate effectively for sexual rights at the Human Rights Council... [read more]Meghan Doherty, Sexual Rights Initiative
For me, personally, working with FemJust has been a very nice and interesting learning experience on the UPR and HIV related issues. They got fully engaged from the very beginning, providing high quality advice to conceptualise the work and helping our organisation with the best approach and methodology. ... [read more]David Ruiz Villafranca, International HIV/AIDS Alliance
Because of their expertise in sexual and reproductive health and rights, coupled with their understanding of the dynamics of civil society engagement, FemJust was able to understand the complexity of the project and objectively assess the efficacy of the advocacy undertaken at all levels. ... [read more]Heather Barclay, IPPF
Not only were they extremely knowledgable, professional, and responsive to our needs as a client, but they added an important technical dimension to the work that we were not able to dive into deeply from within the organization. Their in-depth knowledge of the current trends and resources in the field was a major value add. ... [read more]Lindsay Menard-Freeman, Women Deliver
In the entire study process and development of the report, we found the Femjust team to be committed in delivering the outputs in a very professional way. Their approach was consultative and participatory. ... [read more]Biplabi Shrestha, ARROW
Linda is a Canadian activist and advocate currently based in Washington, DC. She has over ten years of experience contributing to and leading initiatives for sexual and reproductive justice. Linda is committed to disrupting oppressive and brutalizing norms, and centers her work on supporting the leadership of those most affected by injustices. She holds degrees from Queen’s University and the London School of Economics, and has served on the board of the New York Abortion Access Fund. In her free time, she is an avid weight lifter and enjoys knitting booties and scarves for her nephew.
Neha is a feminist activist from India, where she earned degrees in commerce, and social work. She has a decade of experience engaging with the UN system to advance sexual and reproductive rights for all, and has published research on the universal periodic review, and on the rights of trans* people in Asia. She is committed to strengthening cross-movement intersections, and holds dear the causes of environmental justice, and freedom and justice for Palestinians. Neha loves yoga, ice cream, Oxford commas, and the ocean.