Publications on Sexual & reproductive health

An estimated 287 000 women worldwide died from pregnancy and its complications in 2010, 99%, of them in developing countries.

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For the first few years after the ICPD, there was little progress to report since annual increases in funding for population activities had been negligible. It appeared that we would never seriously begin to bridge the...

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Women give life, love and care to children, help to build and take care of the home, and feed and clothe their loved ones. In most of the developing world, women are additionally responsible for the agricultural...

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Sustained and increased investment in sexual and reproductive health services in developing countries promises tremendous benefits to women, families and societies. In addition to improved health, sexual and...

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UNFPA developed the Global Programme for Reproductive Health Commodity Security to help countries plan for their own needs in this arena. The Global Programme acts as a catalyst to national action to prioritize and...

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Female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C), also known as FGM/C, is practiced in at least 28 countries of sub-Saharan Africa, a few countries in the Middle East and Asia, and among immigrant populations from these...

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In health service planning, most attention usually goes to planning on the supply side of services. The question as to whether the services will be used is often neglected, even when it is clear there are factors that...

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This publication has been prepared by the UNFPA Asia Pacific Regional Office (APRO) in collaboration with the UNFPA Viet Nam Country Office. The review was initiated by the UNFPA Technical Division, New York, with...

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This report, the latest in a series, was prepared by analysing information from a database of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Donor Support for Reproductive Health Commodities and Logistics. 

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