Eugenia Lopez Uribe
Eugenia Lopez Uribe is a feminist who has worked on sexual and reproductive rights of women and youth in rural and urban marginalized areas for more than 20 years. She holds a M.A. in Social and Political Studies from the National University (UNAM). She has worked with different institutions of the Ministry of Health, NGO’s from the feminist and SRHR movements, academy and international agencies. Eugenia was part of the funder group of abortion and youth advocates called Decidir (Choice: Youth Coalition for Sexual Citizenship) and started the Youth Committee in the Board of MEXFAM, the national affiliate of IPPF. She is currently the executive director of the Mexican women’s rights organization Balance Promoción para el Desarrollo y Juventud A.C. She is part of the Board of Fundación Arcoiris por el Respeto de la Diversidad Sexual (Mexico) and adviser for the Urgent Action Fund for Women of Latin America. She has been working for the last five years in Central America to promote and defend reproductive rights of women with VIH and advocates for the integration of sexual and reproductive health and HIV public policies.