World Must Continue To Work Toward Realizing Sexual, Reproductive, Human Rights Of Women, U.N. SG Says In Speech Marking 25th Anniversary Of Cairo Conference
U.N. News: 25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights,’ says U.N. chief
“Many women and girls ‘still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being, and human rights,’ Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-level General Assembly meeting on Tuesday convened to mark the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), a milestone in reproductive health and rights. … ‘We are seeing a global pushback on women’s rights, including reproductive rights and vital health services,’ he informed the participants. … ‘Completing the unfinished business of the Cairo Conference will put us on course to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to ensure lives of peace, prosperity, and dignity for all,’ concluded the U.N. chief” (7/16).