Women In Focus

Family Planning Turns 50

On 13 May 1968, family planning was officially recognized as a human right at the International Conference on Human Rights. The conference’s outcome document, known as the Teheran Proclamation, stated unequivocally: “Parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and spacing of their children.” But 50 years later, the fight for family planning is not over. See more: www.unfpa.org/FP50

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