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Promoting sexual and reproductive health for persons with disabilities

WHO / UNFPA World Health Organization & United Nations Population Fund WHO Resources disability 2009 Guidelines 978 92 4 159868 2 CRPD

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This guidance note addresses issues of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) programming for persons with disabilities. It is intended for SRH experts and advocates within UNFPA and WHO as well as those in other development organizations and partners. Those who address issues of family planning, maternal health, HIV and AIDS, adolescence, and gender-based violence (GBV) may find this information particularly helpful. SRH, in particular, deserves attention because these needs have been so widely and so deeply neglected. At the same time, however, the approaches discussed here apply broadly to all aspects of health programming
for persons with disabilities. This note outlines a general approach to programming and does not address specific protocols for the SRH care and treatment of persons with disabilities.

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