Sexual And Reproductive Health Rights

Sexual and reproductive health rights are critical entitlement best supported through human rights- based approaches empowering rights holders to claim their rights and duty bearers to fulfil their obligations. Under Article 14 (2) (c) of the Maputo Protocol, States Parties are called upon to take all appropriate measures to “protect the reproductive rights of women by authorizing medical abortion in cases of sexual assault, rape, incest, and where the continued pregnancy endangers the mental and physical health of the mother.

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