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about the editor
Marge Berer is the founding editor of Reproductive Health Matters and has been the chair of the Steering Committee of the International Consortium for Medical Abortion since 2002. She was also the chair of Voice for Choice, the coalition of pro-choice organisations in the UK, from 2007 to 2009.
She received the Olivia Schieffelin Nordberg Award for Excellence in Writing and Editing in the Population Sciences in May 2007. She was the first chairwoman of the Gender Advisory Panel, WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research, from 1996 to 2001, and a member of the International Women’s Advisory Panel of the IPPF from 1993-98.
Marge has been working in the UK and internationally since 1976 as an advocate for abortion rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights. She has published a lot on maternal mortality over the years, starting in 1988 for the 1st International Day of Action for Women's Health (28th May 1988). She also edited and authored a book in 1991-1993 on women and HIV, sexual and reproductive health that helped to place these issues on the global agenda.
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