Contraception for Adolescents and Youth

Being Responsive to their Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs and Rights

Publication Date: November 2019
Author: UNFPA and Guttmacher Institute
Publisher: UNFPA

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This paper provides a brief review of existing evidence and emerging issues in the area of contraception for adolescents and youth, with a particular focus on integration into sexual and reproductive health and rights services. The paper targets people working on programming and advocacy for adolescents and youth, as well as family planning and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) programming more broadly. The paper aims to provide guidance and recommendations for the global SRHR community, including the family planning community and UNFPA. Each section provides a set of proposed actions or recommendations.  

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