Human Rights Must Include Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Today is Human Rights Day. In reflecting on the theme for this year — Human Rights 365,encompassing the idea that every day is and should be Human Rights Day — we are reminded that even with the tremendous progress we have made, we still have a lot of work ahead of us to create a world where each one of us, everywhere, at all times, is entitled to our full range of human rights. Focusing on supporting the rights and health needs for the most vulnerable or disadvantaged, including adolescent girls, is critical to achieving equitable and sustainable development gains. In no area is this more true than in relation to their sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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Authors: Sofia Gruskin
Published By: United Nations Foundation Blog
Date: December 10, 2014
Publication Link: http://unfoundationblog.org/human-rights-must-include-sexual-and-reproductive-health-and-rights/