The Unfinished Agenda for Reproductive Health: Priorities for the Next 10 Years

Germain, Adrienne; Kidwell, Jennifer
June 2005
International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun2005, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p90
Academic Journal
This article discusses the issue of reproductive health and presents specific priorities for the future. It is evident that some progress has been made on the sexual and reproductive health and rights agenda agreed upon in Cairo, Egypt, at the International Conference on Population and Development. Representatives from 179 countries agreed that the world's health problems can be solved only by securing women's sexual and reproductive health and rights. Four top priorities that need to be addressed include reproductive health and the Millennium Declaration Goals (MDGs), the feminization of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, comprehensive sex education and prevention of unsafe abortion. It will be challenging to build alliances around these priorities.


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