Articles by Sana Contractor

Sana Contractor works with the Center for Health and Social Justice, New Delhi, India.

Why are things the way they are? On the need to go beyond representation and think politically about inequities

Posted in articles by on November 30, 2018

Over the past few weeks, I have been following, with some discomfort occasionally, the conversations around women’s leadership in global health, taking place in the context of the Women Leaders in Global Health Conference (WLGH) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. We must be concerned that most … Read more »

Rethinking health governance: Towards an inclusive and political health citizenship

Posted in articles by and on December 22, 2017

Last week at the UHC Forum 2017 in Tokyo, the Health Systems Governance Collaborative and the UHC Partnership launched the Bold Moves Campaign and issued a manifesto calling for a “radical rethink” of governance and collaboration strategies. Emboldened and inspired by the manifesto, we decided right away to answer the … Read more »

Reflecting on Reproductive Rights and Wrongs in the FP2020 era *

Posted in articles by on July 14, 2017

Every year, World Population Day (11 July) serves as a rallying point for strengthening the demand for access to contraceptives for women and girls, worldwide. Being able to control one’s fertility, is undoubtedly one of the most significant aspects of women’s control over their own destinies. Family planning and gender … Read more »