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[Comment] Sexual and reproductive health and rights: a global development, health, and human rights priority

02 Aug 2014

In May, 2014, at the 67th Session of the World Health Assembly, member states reviewed the progress made in the implementation of resolution WHA57.12, the WHO Reproductive Health Strategy. The progress report noted that although a range of regulations and strategies to strengthen sexual and reproductive health and related rights have been implemented, certain areas required further attention, which include unmet need for contraception, comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people, as well as prevention and management of the consequences of unsafe abortion, gender equality, violence against women and girls, and cancers related to reproduction.

2 August 2014

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