31st International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) Triennial Congress

The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) supports, represents and works to strengthen professional associations of midwives throughout the world. There are currently 116 Midwives Associations, representing 102 countries across every continent. ICM is organised into four regions: Africa, the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. Together these associations represent more than 300,000 midwives globally. 

18-22 June 2017



Population Council Speakers

Monday, 19 June

Plenary    |   9:00–10:30 am

Julia Bunting President

"Investing in women, adolescents and midwives as family planning champions and agents of change"

Women Leaders Panel Session—Trials and Triumphs: Empowering Women and Adolescents to Become RMNCAH Agents of Change

Symposium    |   2:00–3:30 pm | Meeting Room 701AB

Charlotte E. Warren Senior Associate

"Respectful maternity care: Ensuring women’s rights are respected during the provision of quality health care" 

Co-author: Charity Ndwiga

Oral Session    |   4:00–5:30 pm | Meeting Room 206EF

Charity Ndwiga

"Midwives’ behavior and attitude is key in promoting a rights-based approach to women centered care" 

Co-author: Charlotte Warren