SRHR in the Era of the SDGs

Posted on August, 24 2017 by Action Canada

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Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) opens the door for the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) agenda to move forward on the global stage. In line with recent developments, this edition of the ARROW bulletin provides an up-to-date primer on universal access to sexual and reproductive health and universality of sexual and reproductive rights; the “what, for whom and how” of universal access to sexual and reproductive health and the challenges facing universality of sexual and reproductive rights, including the limitation of sexuality within the framework of marriage and family, and ethno-religious conservative groups that seeks to strengthen their national religious identity.

Additionally, the bulletin contains contemporary issues around the globe that relates to sexual and reproductive health and rights as a whole: the Trump administration and the impact of his actions, trade agreements, especially with regards to patents in the health care industry, climate change, civil society and sexual rights spaces in the UN, sex workers and their human rights, young people and their future in Agenda 2030, and many more.
The bulletin includes an article from Action Canada’s Global Policy and Advocacy Officer, Meghan Doherty, on Shifting the Ground on Sexual Rights at the UN (page 21).