Federation for Women and Family Planning (Poland)
Krystyna Kacpura graduated from University of Warsaw and post graduated from the Foreign Relations Institute. Engaged in the Federation for Women and Family Planning, she has been active in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights as the women’s rights defender for over 20 years. Author and co-author of many publications, reports and articles on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Central and Eastern Europe. Strongly engaged into the misuse of conscientious clause in Poland. Has been engaged into the monitoring process of refusals of legal abortions because of a conscientious objection used by gynaecologists. She has managed the ASTRA Secretariat (Central and Eastern European Women’s Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights) since its establishment in 1999. Member of Sexual Rights Initiative, European Society for Contraception and Reproductive Health and Program Council of the Congress of Polish Women.
Currently, she holds the seat of Executive Director of the Federation for Women and Family Planning and ASTRA Network.