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Sexual and reproductive health means ensuring that:
πŸ’ž sex is safe, consensual & pleasurable
πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ people can achieve the family that they want
🀰 pregnancies are intended
🀱 women receive the care they need in pregnancy, and during and after childbirth
@WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @pahowho @WHOAFRO @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO When women and girls πŸ‘§πŸ‘΅ are healthy, and can make their own choices about their health and their bodies, the whole of society gains.
@WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @pahowho @WHOAFRO @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO Sexual and reproductive health care is integral to universal health coverage. We will not achieve #HealthForAll unless we ensure health systems work for all – including women and girls.
@WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @pahowho @WHOAFRO @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO Sexual and reproductive health matters at every stage of life.
It means:
πŸ”ΉKeeping women and girls safe from violence and harmful practices.
πŸ”ΉEnsuring that boys and men are not influenced by harmful masculinities.
@WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @pahowho @WHOAFRO @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO 1 in 3 women around the 🌍🌎 will experience physical and/or sexual violence in their lifetime, millions who want to avoid pregnancy are unable to access modern contraception & global targets on reducing maternal deaths have not been met.
@WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @pahowho @WHOAFRO @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO #DYK Every day, there are more than one million new cases of curable sexually transmitted infections including #chlamydia, #gonorrhoea and #syphilis. With the rise of antimicrobial resistance, 1 of these, gonorrhoea, is becoming increasingly difficult to treat.
@WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @pahowho @WHOAFRO @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO At least 200M women & girls alive today have undergone female genital mutilation (#FGM).
FGM has NO health benefits for girls & women. Its immediate complications can include:
Severe pain
Excessive bleeding
Problems urinating
@WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @pahowho @WHOAFRO @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO Globally, the greatest burden of poor reproductive health is concentrated in places where health systems are weak and services are unavailable or inadequate; women and girls suffer the most as a result. #ICPD25
@WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @pahowho @WHOAFRO @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO Most women will have a greater need for health services during their lives than men, but gender inequalities and discrimination impede access to care
@WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @pahowho @WHOAFRO @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO An estimated 12 million girls a year are married before the age of 18, threatening their:
βš•οΈ health
πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“ education
πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§ safety
@WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @pahowho @WHOAFRO @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO WHO works to ensure that all women & men can exercise their rights to sexual & reproductive health, and access the vital information and services they need #ICPD25
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