Call for Action: Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for Women and Girls in the Post 2015 Development Agenda
Sustainable Development Goals are rights based action and to achieve these goals Bangladesh should have appropriate policy and plan and its effective implementation at the national level. Bangladesh has made outstanding progress in MDGs achievement and has already met several targets of the MDGs like reducing headcount poverty and poverty gap ratio, reducing the prevalence of underweight children, still birth, attaining gender parity at primary and secondary education, under-five mortality rate reduction, containing HIV infection with access to antiretroviral drugs, children under five sleeping under insecticide treated bed nets, cure rate of TB under DOTS and others. In addition, Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in, increasing enrolment at primary schools, lowering the infant mortality rate and maternal mortality ratio, improving immunization coverage and reducing the incidence of communicable diseases.
On the other hand in our advocacy need greater attention to reduce the maternal mortality ratio, to ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health-care services, including for family planning, information and education, and to the integration of reproductive health into national strategies and programmes, to improve quality education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and nonviolence, and to ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights.
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