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Published in 2018
Pakistan launched its family planning programme in mid-1950s. In 1990, the government launched a comprehensive Population Welfare Programme which became a major social action element in the provision of maternal and reproductive health services. Later, the government launched Family Planning and Primary Health Care programme (1994) and reached out to rural households through Lady Health […]
India continues to be the second most populous country in the world with a population of 1210 million; 623.7 million males and 586.5 million females as on 1st March 2011. Unlike in previous decades, there has been a significant decline in population growth rate in the last decade. The decadal growth rate has declined from […]
The world is seeing a resurgence of religious extremism at national, regional, and global levels, which renews the threat to many of the rights that would be achieved and concretised such as equality of women, of citizens who belong to ethnic and religious minorities, and of sexual minorities. Amid this troubling development, ARROW has published […]
Indonesia is an archipelago of approximately 17,000 islands, with a total population of 239 million people (2010 census).The country is home to about 1,340 ethnicities with different views on gender and sexuality issues and varying degrees of access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), including relevant healthcare services. About 49.79% of the people […]
The current paper is the Indonesian translation of the Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRR), which looks at the challenges and issues on rights to access to SRH services, including contraception, comprehensive sexuality education, and legality of abortion amidst the diverse cultural and geographical background of the archipelago country.
Published in 2017
This Scorecard for women and girls SRHR in Africa – produced by AIDS Accountability International in partnership with ARROW and Ford Foundation – is a research report using the AAI Scorecard methodology and an accountability lens to create transparency, stimulate dialogue and provoke action around the state of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) […]
The current thematic papers looks at a new paradigm shift in thinking – and talking – about mental illness and psychosocial disability, shifting the focus away from the entrenched “bio-medical psychiatry” that puts emphasis on the pathology at the individual level, and instead into a discourse that puts principles of autonomy, dignity and equality into […]
China is the world’s most populous country with a total population of 1.354 billion people by the end of 2012. China’s population continues to increase steadily even as the population growth rate has reduced at 4.95 per 1,000 people in 2012 down from 11.21 per 1,000 people in 1994. Concurrent with China’s ever-increasing population is […]
On the 13th and 14th November 2017, champions and advocates of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) from Asia-Pacific convened to discuss the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region. The current Call to Action was borne out of this discussion, where we strongly call upon governments in the region, UN […]
While reproductive health services has been recognized as critical to intervention strategies in climate change as evidenced by the development, implementation and monitoring of the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) in emergency situations, sexual and reproductive rights are recognised to a lesser degree, a growing trend in discourses on development. The recognition of sexual and […]