Reproductive health, rights, and population

Sexual and reproductive health programs are an essential component of development. High quality programs are cost-effective and offer a broad range of benefits impacting development, such as reducing sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, unintended pregnancy, and maternal and child death. The global reluctance to invest fully in this area reflects discriminatory attitudes toward women, who bear the greatest burden of poor sexual and reproductive health.

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Poor Health, Poor Women: How Reproductive Health Affects Poverty, a summary of the Greene-Merrick report was published by the Woodrow Wilson Center.

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