Religion, Women’s Health and Rights: Points of Contention, Paths of Opportunities – a joint UNFPA –NORAD Paper

This Report looks at the religious arguments around some of the most sensitive and contentious SRH-related issues, from the perspective of the major faith traditions of this world. These issues range from contraception to abortion to GBV to Child Marriage.

Far from merely listing the ‘religious objections’ to be found in the 5 main religions of the world (Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam), this Report then goes on to elaborate the alternative, faith-based lived realities, interpretations and actions which support the sexual and reproductive rights in question.

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An article noting this Report and its launch was recently published in the Huffington Post, penned by one of the key consultants who compiled this for UNFPA. The article can be found here.

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