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Women’s Health—What’s New Worldwide: State of World Population 2012

Citation

Kirtley, Shona & Thorp, John M., Jr. (2013). Women's Health—What's New Worldwide: State of World Population 2012. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 120(4), 514-516.

Abstract

This United Nations Population Fund report entitled By Choice, Not By Chance: Family Planning, Human Rights and Development focuses upon individuals’ rights to family planning and the right to freely determine the number and spacing of children. These human rights were affirmed in 1994 when 179 governments from around the world adopted the Programme of
Action of the International Conference on Population and Development, which for the first time introduced a rights-based approach to family planning. Despite this, the foreword to this report states that of the 867 million women of childbearing age in developing countries today, 222 million women still do not have access to modern methods of family planning.

URL

https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.12181

Reference Type

Journal Article

Year Published

2013

Journal Title

BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Author(s)

Kirtley, Shona
Thorp, John M., Jr.