Health / Emotional and sexual life - - MENA region

RECLAIMING & REDEFINDING RIGHTS: ICPD+20: Status of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Middle East and North Africa

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Across the MENA region, cultural and religious discourses still play a major role in holding back sexual rights for young people, especially women. This report describes the political context in the region, the status of feminist movements and each country’s position on international obligations, covenants, treaties and consensus documents. It also highlights health expenditure issues and analyses health policies and budgets in the countries in this study. The report also tackles countries’ commitments to achieving global standards in maternal health, abortion, population policies, and contraception and reproductive cancers, in addition to other issues related to young people sexuality in terms of comprehensive sexuality education and access to services.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights
  • Publishing house : Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights
  • Publication date : 2013
  • Number of pages : 97
  • Language : English


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