The ICPD Programme of Action was remarkable in its recognition that sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights (SRHR), as well as women’s empowerment and gender equality, are cornerstones of population and development programmes. Twenty-five years later, there has been progress on SRHR in Africa, but with geographical and socio-economic diversity
Sessions under this sub-theme should address the following:
a) Success factors among countries that have made significant progress in advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights in Africa beyond Cairo
b) Sexuality and sexual health
c) Reproductive health and reproductive rights, paying attention to gender dimensions
d) Sexual health needs and sexuality of youth.