Statement: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR

Right to sexual and reproductive health indivisible from other human rights The right to sexual and reproductive health is not only an integral part of the general right to health but fundamentally linked to the enjoyment of many other human rights, including the rights to education, work and equality, as well as the rights to life, privacy and freedom from torture, and individual autonomy, according to an authoritative commentary adopted by CESCR’s 18 independent members … Continued

Right to sexual and reproductive health indivisible from other human rights

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The right to sexual and reproductive health is not only an integral part of the general right to health but fundamentally linked to the enjoyment of many other human rights according to an authoritative commentary adopted by CESCR’s 18 independent members. The comment detailed the obligations of States regarding sexual and reproductive health, including the obligation to eliminate policies and practices that obstruct an individual’s access to health facilities, goods or information and the obligation to ensure universal access to quality sexual and reproductive health care such as maternal health care, contraception services and safe abortion care.

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