Commitment title:

Malawi commits to ensuring all humanitarian responses incorporate sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Commitment description:

The Government of Malawi commits to incorporate sexual and reproductive health and rights in 100% of implementation of humanitarian responses, contingency and recovery plans.

Mode of engagement:
  • Policy and guidance
    Policy and guidance
Commitment to be actioned in: Malawi
Submitted from: Malawi
Submitted by
Government of Malawi
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.