strategy

Protecting sexual and reproductive health

Synonyms:
Guarding against reproductive health risk
Improving reproductive health
Description:

Safeguard the individual's right to make free and informed choices in regard to reproductive and sexual health and advocate sound government policy in support of this right.

Context:

Securing reproductive health means providing information, education and services about reproduction, pre- and post-natal care, assisted deliveries, family planning services and control and prevention of HIV/AIDS and STD (sexually transmitted disease).

Implementation:

Disseminate information, through the media, NGO networks and other means on the benefits and rights of the individual to reproductive and sexual health care; speak out against infringements of these rights, which may occur through obstructive or coercive national policies and practices; campaign to remove political, legal and administrative barriers to the provision of sexual and reproductive health services.

Subjects:
Reproductive system
Sex-related questions
Safety
Protection
Hazards
Health
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies