Fact Sheets

Female genital cutting & SRHR

Posted on August 25, 2015

Female genital cutting violates human rights principles and impacts the sexual and reproductive health and rights of the 133 million women and girls who have experienced cutting.

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Anti-Prostitution Loyalty Oath (APLO)

Posted on August 5, 2015

The anti-prostitution loyalty oath (APLO) is a provision in the U.S. Leadership Act of 2003 (the Act) which requires all recipients of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) funding to “have a policy explicitly opposing prostitution.”

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USAID Acting On The Call & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Posted on October 15, 2014

In June 2014, USAID launched Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths. Based on USAID’s 18-month review of maternal and newborn child health funding, the action plan outlines USAID’s expressed commitment to end preventable child and maternal deaths by shifting resources to maternal health and family planning, and implementing technical approaches and proven interventions including family planning and HIV— major components of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).

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PEPFAR Gender Strategy & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Posted on September 19, 2014

In December 2013, the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) released its updated Gender Strategy. What does it mean for SRHR?

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USAID Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Posted on September 18, 2014

In March 2012, USAID launched the Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy. What are the policy's implications for SRHR?

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Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and the Millennium Development Goals

Posted on August 18, 2014

The importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the Millennium Development Goals

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Gender and the Millennium Development Goals

Posted on August 18, 2014

The importance of gender in the Millennium Development Goals

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USAID Youth in Development Policy & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Posted on August 12, 2014

USAID released its Youth in Development Policy in October 2012 and implementation guide in September 2013. Recognizing that more than half of the world’s population today is under the age of 30 and living in developing countries, the policy emphasizes that investments in sexual and reproductive health and rights are critical to protect the well-being of young people and improve health, education, and economic outcomes.

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