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The world will be able only when people with disabilities enjoy their reproductive rights and access high-quality SRH services.

On 3 December of every year, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, it is important to take a moment and reflect on the access to sexual reproductive health (SRH) services and reproductive rights for all. Around the world, more than 1.5 billion women, men, boys and girls are living with some form of disability, thus of every 5 persons there will be one with a disability.  Regardless, basic human rights, including the rights of persons with disabilities, are still being violated.
In this advocacy paper UNFPA highlights the need for;
  • Inclusive and provide holisitc SRH services and policies.
  • Increased awareness among politicians, decision makers of existing international and national legislation.
  • Increased and better data collection on and for persons with disabilities.
Only when SRHR general policies, plans, programs and services become inclusive and accommodative for all, we can ensure that nobody is left behind.