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srhr trends
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Trends to watch in sexual and reproductive health and rights

Here are some of the trends shaping SRHR in 2023, as well as the stakes and what we’re doing about them.
A healthcare worker demonstrates to a patient how a vasectomy works on a poster

11 July 2022

A vasectomy works by eliminating sperm from the semen. It is nearly 100% effective at preventing pregnancy, which makes it one of the most effective methods of contraception. 

A healthcare worker demonstrates to a patient how a vasectomy works on a poster

11 July 2022

A vasectomy works by eliminating sperm from the semen. It is nearly 100% effective at preventing pregnancy, which makes it one of the most effective methods of contraception. 

A healthcare worker in Ghana shows a client the Pill

14 January 2022

Ghana’s National Health Insurance Program expands to include free long-term contraception from 1 January 2022

A healthcare worker in Ghana shows a client the Pill

14 January 2022

Ghana’s National Health Insurance Program expands to include free long-term contraception from 1 January 2022

Client & healthcare provider

16 December 2021

Understanding the challenges that people living with a disability face when accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH), and ensuring their rights are upheld, sits at the heart of Fianakaviana Sambatras’ (FISA) mission to reach vulnerable groups.

Client & healthcare provider

16 December 2021

Understanding the challenges that people living with a disability face when accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH), and ensuring their rights are upheld, sits at the heart of Fianakaviana Sambatras’ (FISA) mission to reach vulnerable groups.

Gaza outreach

02 September 2021

An increasing number of people globally live in areas badly affected by conflict, natural disasters, and other fragile humanitarian settings – women and girls are disproportionately affected. Why?

Gaza outreach

02 September 2021

An increasing number of people globally live in areas badly affected by conflict, natural disasters, and other fragile humanitarian settings – women and girls are disproportionately affected. Why?

papua new guinea

24 August 2021

Despite Ravat Village being located approximately 30 minutes' drive from the capital, a lack of access to transportation and subsequent stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic have left many communities further isolated.

papua new guinea

24 August 2021

Despite Ravat Village being located approximately 30 minutes' drive from the capital, a lack of access to transportation and subsequent stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic have left many communities further isolated.

Illustration woman and nurse

22 July 2021

Like many of our Member Associations, Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ), acted swiftly in March 2020 to develop a new and efficient strategic approach to healthcare delivery for its clients. PPAZ introduced an initiative that, for the first time, offered self-managed contraceptive care to women and young people.

Illustration woman and nurse

22 July 2021

Like many of our Member Associations, Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ), acted swiftly in March 2020 to develop a new and efficient strategic approach to healthcare delivery for its clients. PPAZ introduced an initiative that, for the first time, offered self-managed contraceptive care to women and young people.

A healthcare worker demonstrates to a patient how a vasectomy works on a poster

11 July 2022

A vasectomy works by eliminating sperm from the semen. It is nearly 100% effective at preventing pregnancy, which makes it one of the most effective methods of contraception. 

A healthcare worker demonstrates to a patient how a vasectomy works on a poster

11 July 2022

A vasectomy works by eliminating sperm from the semen. It is nearly 100% effective at preventing pregnancy, which makes it one of the most effective methods of contraception. 

A healthcare worker in Ghana shows a client the Pill

14 January 2022

Ghana’s National Health Insurance Program expands to include free long-term contraception from 1 January 2022

A healthcare worker in Ghana shows a client the Pill

14 January 2022

Ghana’s National Health Insurance Program expands to include free long-term contraception from 1 January 2022

Client & healthcare provider

16 December 2021

Understanding the challenges that people living with a disability face when accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH), and ensuring their rights are upheld, sits at the heart of Fianakaviana Sambatras’ (FISA) mission to reach vulnerable groups.

Client & healthcare provider

16 December 2021

Understanding the challenges that people living with a disability face when accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH), and ensuring their rights are upheld, sits at the heart of Fianakaviana Sambatras’ (FISA) mission to reach vulnerable groups.

Gaza outreach

02 September 2021

An increasing number of people globally live in areas badly affected by conflict, natural disasters, and other fragile humanitarian settings – women and girls are disproportionately affected. Why?

Gaza outreach

02 September 2021

An increasing number of people globally live in areas badly affected by conflict, natural disasters, and other fragile humanitarian settings – women and girls are disproportionately affected. Why?

papua new guinea

24 August 2021

Despite Ravat Village being located approximately 30 minutes' drive from the capital, a lack of access to transportation and subsequent stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic have left many communities further isolated.

papua new guinea

24 August 2021

Despite Ravat Village being located approximately 30 minutes' drive from the capital, a lack of access to transportation and subsequent stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic have left many communities further isolated.

Illustration woman and nurse

22 July 2021

Like many of our Member Associations, Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ), acted swiftly in March 2020 to develop a new and efficient strategic approach to healthcare delivery for its clients. PPAZ introduced an initiative that, for the first time, offered self-managed contraceptive care to women and young people.

Illustration woman and nurse

22 July 2021

Like many of our Member Associations, Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ), acted swiftly in March 2020 to develop a new and efficient strategic approach to healthcare delivery for its clients. PPAZ introduced an initiative that, for the first time, offered self-managed contraceptive care to women and young people.