Accelerate Progress—Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All
Ann M. Starrs,Alex Ezeh,Gary Barker,Alaka Basu,Jane T. Bertrand,Robert W. Blum,Awa M. Coll-Seck,Anand Grover,Laura Laski,Monica Roa,Zeba A. Sathar,Lale Say,Gamal I. Serour,Susheela Singh,Karin Stenberg,Marleen Temmerman,Ann Biddlecom,Anna Popinchalk,Cynthia SummersandLori S. Ashford
The Guttmacher-Lancet Commission’s report lays out the scope of the unfinished sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) agenda; articulates a bold and evidence-based vision for SRHR that is grounded in human rights; provides an integrated, new definition of SRHR to guide this vision; and recommends a comprehensive package of essential SRHR interventions, going beyond the commonly recognized components of sexual and reproductive health. The report also highlights the benefits of investing in SRHR, not just from a health perspective, but also in terms of broader social and economic development.
The full report was published in The Lancet in May 2018 and was made possible by support to the Guttmacher Institute from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UK Aid from the UK Government, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The findings and conclusions in the report are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect positions and policies of the donors.