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Kenya: Involve Civil Society Groups in Making Reproductive Health Commitments

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The national commitments resulting from the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development have delivered real gains in health, gender equity, and reproductive rights.

But as the world's nations convene in Nairobi this month to mark the ICPD's 25th anniversary, we must also ask how we can modernise national commitments and maximise their effectiveness to accelerate progress.

Twenty-five years ago, at the ICPD in Cairo, the world agreed that sexual and reproductive health is a human right, a requirement for equity, and an indispensable element of any development strategy.

Looking back, there is much to celebrate.

WOMEN AND GIRLS

Commitments made under ICPD and related initiatives

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