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International Conference on Population and Development

An Unfinished Agenda: Sexual and Reproductive Rights in the 21st Century

Joaquim Chissano | Posted 11.17.2014 | World
Joaquim Chissano

Sexual and reproductive rights are often lightning rods in intergovernmental debates and national politics and sidelined as distractions. But these rights are the basic rights of all individuals to have control over decisions that affect the most private aspects of their lives.

Secure Africa's Future by Ensuring Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health for All

Joaquim Chissano | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Joaquim Chissano

No country can afford to forgo opportunities to make sexual and reproductive health and rights a reality in the 21st century. These priorities are keys to unleashing the full energies and talents of our people, especially women and young people.

The Unfinished Cairo Agenda: Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health for All

Tarja Halonen | Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact
Tarja Halonen

Nearly 20 years after 179 nations committed to protect the reproductive health and rights of women and girls at the UN International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, we have the chance to ask, "Has life really changed for women and girls?" The answer is decidedly mixed.