FIGO Supports Political Declaration Reaffirming Global Support Of Reproductive Health, Rights

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics: ICPD at 25: SRHR takes center stage
This post discusses the impact of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), adopted 25 years ago, on women’s reproductive health and rights. The post states, “Last week, at the 52nd session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development (UNCPD), ministers and representatives of governments unanimously adopted a political declaration reaffirming support for the Programme of Action. … We affirm that efforts to strengthen sexual and reproductive health are fundamental to efforts that strengthen the overall health system, and welcome the declaration” (4/11).