Commitment title:

Armenia’s National Commitments

Commitment description:

1. Less need for family planning information and services, and universal availability of quality, affordable and safe modern contraceptives.
2. Minimised number of maternal deathsby integrating a comprehensive approach of the essential sexual and reproductive health package, including measures for preventing and avoiding unsafe abortions, and post-abortion care, into national UHC strategies, policies and programmes, and to protect and ensure all individuals’ right to bodily integrity and autonomy, and to provide access to essential services in support of this right.
3. Ensuring access for adolescents and youth to comprehensive and age-appropriate information, education and adolescent-friendly comprehensive, quality and timely services to be able to make informed choices about their reproductive lives, to adequately protect themselves from unintended pregnancies, gender-based violence, sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS, and to be able to transition safely and happily into adulthood.
4. Minimized number of sexual and gender-based violence, including child, in order to realize all individuals’ potential as agents of change in their society – both socially and economically.
5. Using national budget processes, increasing domestic financing and exploring new and innovative financing instruments and structures to ensure full, effective and accelerated implementation of the ICPD Programme of Action.
6. Working to increase the percentage of official development aid (ODA) specifically earmarked to ensure universal access to SRHR to complement domestic financing of sexual and reproductive health programmes.
7. Harnessing the demographic dividend through investing in adolescents’ and youth’s education, employment opportunities and health, including family planning and sexual and reproductive health and services.
8. Building peaceful, just and inclusive societies, where all people, including the old and the young, people with disabilities, ethnic minorities and

Modes of engagement:
  • Change or creation of legislation
    Amend law and new laws
  • Policy and guidance
    New strategies and polcies
  • Programmatic action
    new projects
Commitment to be actioned in: Armenia
Submitted from: Armenia
Submitted by
Thematic area
Uphold the right to sexual and reproductive health care in humanitarian and fragile contexts
Commitment category

(12) Ensuring that the basic humanitarian needs and rights of affected populations, especially that of girls and women, are addressed as critical components of responses to humanitarian and environmental crises, as well as fragile and post-crisis reconstruction contexts, through the provision of access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information, education and services, including access to safe abortion services to the full extent of the law, and post-abortion care, to significantly reduce maternal mortality and morbidity, sexual and gender-based violence and unplanned pregnancies under these conditions.