What is Reproductive Rights?

Name of Office: FHO, NCDPC

Reproductive rights embrace certain human rights that are already recognized in national laws, international laws and international human rights documents and other consensus documents.

● Recognition of the basic rights of all couples and individuals to decide freely and responsibly the number, spacing and timing of their children and to have the information and the means to do so.

● Right to attain the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health.

● It also includes their right to make decisions concerning reproduction free of discrimination, coercion and violence, as expressed in human rights documents.