Governments Adopt Political Declaration Reaffirming Support Of Reproductive Health, Rights

United Nations Population Fund: Declaration affirms global support for reproductive health and rights
“Ministers and representatives of governments unanimously adopted a political declaration [Monday] reaffirming support for the Program of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which established that reproductive health, individual rights, and women’s empowerment are critical to achieving sustainable development. The declaration comes on the 25th anniversary of the ICPD , which represented a landmark endorsement of the human rights to reproductive health and autonomy. [Monday’s] declaration re-affirms global support for that revolutionary agreement, and calls upon leaders and organizations around the world to accelerate efforts to achieve its goals…” (4/1).