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European strategy for the promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights

Recommendation 1675 (2004)

Author(s):
Parliamentary Assembly
Origin
Assembly debate on 5 October 2004 (27th Sitting) (see Doc. 10266, report of the Social, Health and Family Affairs Committee, rapporteur: Ms McCafferty; and Doc. Doc. 10310, opinion of the Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men, rapporteur: Ms Zapfl-Helbling). Text adopted by the Assembly on 5 October 2004 (27th Sitting).
Thesaurus

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe refers to its Resolution 1399 (2004) on a European strategy for the promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights and recommends that the Committee of Ministers:

forward this resolution to the governments of member states and request them to take it into account when developing their national strategy for sexual and reproductive health and rights;
design a comprehensive European strategy for the promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights;
instruct the appropriate committee, namely the European Health Committee, in co-operation with the relevant European partners to:
a promote an exchange of experiences between member states on successful national sexual and reproductive health approaches;
b promote dialogue on sexual and reproductive health rights in public health policy, and the advancement of these rights from a European human rights perspective and address the development of new technologies in reproductive health;
c support the collection of comparable data and the development of indicators regarding sexual and reproductive health;
d develop guidelines to assist member states in drafting national sexual and reproductive health strategies.