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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 52
Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 11:04 a.m. to 1:26 p.m.
Ali Ehsassi, Chair (Liberal)

• Anita Vandenbeld for Hon. Robert Oliphant (Liberal)
• Shelby Kramp-Neuman for Hon. Michael D. Chong (Conservative)
• Hon. Mike Lake for Hon. Michael D. Chong (Conservative)
• Kelly Block (Conservative)
• Andréanne Larouche (Bloc Québécois)
• Cathay Wagantall (Conservative)
House of Commons
• Hilary Smyth, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Allison Goody, Analyst
• Billy Joe Siekierski, Analyst
Guttmacher Institute
• Elizabeth Sully, Principal Research Scientist
International Planned Parenthood Federation
• Alvaro Bermejo, Director General
Parliament of the Republic of Uganda
• Hon. Lucy Akello, Member of Parliament
Centre for International Studies and Cooperation
• Julie Théroux-Séguin, Global Thematic Leader, Women and Girls Rights
Foundation for African Cultural Heritage
• Dr. Theresa Okafor, Director
Foundation for Women and Family Planning
• Krystyna Kacpura, President
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, June 20, 2022, the committee resumed its study of the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women globally.

Elizabeth Sully and Alvaro Bermejo made statements.

At 11:16 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:38 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Alvaro Bermejo and Lucy Akello made statements and, with Elizabeth Sully, answered questions.

At 12:23 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:34 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Krystyna Kacpura, Julie Théroux-Séguin and Theresa Okafor made statements and answered questions.

The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

It was agreed, — That the proposed budget in the amount of $ 21,400.00, for the study of sexual and reproductive health and rights of women globally, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the consideration of Bill C-281, An Act to amend the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Act, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law), the Broadcasting Act and the Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act, members submit their witness lists, in order of priority, by 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, March 10, 2023.

At 1:26 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Ariane Gagné-Frégeau
Clerk of the committee