What Is Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights? Reproductive health addresses the reproductive processes, functions and system of human being at all stages of life. This implies that people are able to have a responsible, satisfying and safer sex life and that they have the capability to reproduce and the decision to decide when and how often they want to have children. It went on further as to ensure that, men and women need proper information and to have access to safe, effective, affordable and acceptable methods of birth control; as well an access to appropriate health care services and implementation of health education programs to stress the importance of women to go safely through pregnancy and childbirth could provide couples with the best chance of having a healthy infant.
Globally reproductive health activities are most likely to include the following components
i) Sexual Health –having good sexual health is important and maintaining it as well:-Having safe and pleasurable sexual experiences which are free of coercion, discrimination or violence. Also preventing and managing all sexually transmitted diseases.
ii) Family Planning - Family planning benefits the health and well-being of women and families throughout the world, by using contraception to avoid unwanted pregnancies, space births.
iii) Maternal Health- The health of a lady during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum period.
iv) Accessibility of appropriate services information, education, counseling, prevention, detection and management of health problems, care and rehabilitation.
v) Prevention of harmful practices such as female genital mutilation protection from such potentially harmful practices that could compromise a young lady’s health.