Commitment title:

Endorsement of Guttmacher-Lancet definition of SRHR

Commitment description:

The UK welcomes the report of the Guttmacher-Lancet Commission on SRHR and its comprehensive definition of SRHR, including the associated recommended package of services. The UK Department for International Development has endorsed this definition, which expands on the original definition of SRHR agreed at the International Conference on Population and Development in 1994 (ICPD). It explicitly states that sexual and reproductive health is not possible without sexual and reproductive rights.

Mode of engagement:
  • Policy and guidance
    Endorsement of Guttmacher-Lancet definition of SRHR
Commitment to be actioned in: global
Submitted from: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Submitted by
United Kingdom
Thematic area
Achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health as a part of universal health coverage (UHC)
Commitment category

(2) Zero unmet need for family planning information and services, and universal availability of quality, affordable and safe modern contraceptives.