Sexual and reproductive health is a critical part of overall health and well-being. Everyone has the right to information and services related to sexual and reproductive health, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or income.
Sexual health includes a person’s ability to have enjoyable and safe sexual experiences, as well as the ability to make informed and healthy decisions about sex. Reproductive health includes a person’s ability to have children, if and when they choose to do so, and to have healthy pregnancies and deliveries.
Sexual and reproductive health are important throughout our lives. We need to be able to make informed decisions about our sexual health at every age.
Teens and young adults need access to accurate information about sexual health and contraception. They also need access to affordable and confidential contraception services.
Older adults need access to sexual health information and services that meet their specific needs. This may include information and services related to sexual health and intimacy, age-related changes, and common health concerns.
People of all genders need access to information and services that respect their sexuality and help them make healthy decisions about their reproductive health. This includes access to affordable and confidential contraception services, as well as accurate information about all types of contraception.
People with disabilities also need access to information and services that meet their specific needs. This may include information and services related to sexual health and reproduction, as well as accommodations that make accessing sexual health services easier.
Everyone has the right to sexual and reproductive health information and services. Let’s work together to make sure that everyone can access the information and services they need to make healthy decisions about their sexual and reproductive health.