By Choice, Not By Chance: Family Planning, Human Rights And Development



Author:
Margaret Greene, Shareen Joshi, Omar Robles
Publisher:
United Nations Population Fund
Publication Date:
14 November 2012
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This latest report by the United Nations Population Fund emphasizes a rights-based approach to family planning. It outlines where gains have been made, and where they have yet to be made. The report adresses the social and economic benefits of family planning, the cost implications of providing it, and what the international community should do to implement this rights-based approach. 




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