How are Gender Equality and Human Rights Interventions Included in Sexual and Reproductive Health Programmes and Policies: A Review of Existing Research Foci and Gaps

The importance of promoting gender equality and human rights in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) programs and policies has been affirmed in numerous international and regional agreements, most recently the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Given the critical role of research to determine what works, we aimed to identify research gaps as part of a broader priority setting exercise on integrating gender equality and human rights approaches in SRH programs and policies. A systematic literature review of reviews was conducted to examine the question: what do we know about how research in the context of SRH programs and policies has addressed gender equality and human rights and what are the current gaps in research.

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Authors: Hartmann M, Khosla R, Krishnan S, George A, Gruskin S, Amin A.
Published By: PLOS One
Date: December 21, 2016
Publication Link: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0167542