Resources on Sexual & reproductive health

For many years, UNFPA has been supporting the efforts of governments and indigenous women's organizations to establish an intercultural and human rights-centered approach to sexual and reproductive health. The stories in this booklet show some of what has been accomplished with many partners in diverse circumstances.

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Since 2007, when the first systematic UN programme for reproductive health commodity security was launched by UNFPA, women have greater access to contraceptives, more shelves are stocked with essential supplies, and more governments are allocating resources for family planning.

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The goal of this guidance document is to provide a framework for developing an essential Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) package. It focuses on two priority areas: 1) integrating family planning into maternal and newborn care services, and 2) integrating services for preventing and managing sexually transmitted infections/reproductive tract infections into primary healthcare services.

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This briefing paper examines the right to access contraceptive information and services for women and adolescents. It provides practical guidance for activists, scholars, UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, governments and other actors working in the area of sexual and reproductive health to integrate human rights into programmes and policies on contraceptive information and services.

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UNFPA Global Consultation on Family Planning

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Among other contraceptive methods, sterilization is an important option for individuals and couples to control their fertility. In this document, sterilization refers not just to interventions where the intention is to limit fertility but also to situations where loss of fertility is a secondary outcome.

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Fifth Stocktaking Meeting on the Global Programme to Enhance Reproductive Health Commodity Security

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