Sexual, Reproductive Rights Essential To Sustainable Development, UNFPA Head Says
Inter Press Service: Sexual & Reproductive Rights are Human Rights, Says UNFPA Head
“Addressing a special session of the U.N. General Assembly on the 20th anniversary of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), the Executive Director of the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin said … [s]exual and reproductive health and reproductive rights are universal human rights. They are also central to sustainability, gender equality, and the empowerment of women. But for many, the right to sexual and reproductive health is still not a reality…” (9/22).