Let us remind ourselves of these human rights….SRHR!
Sexual and reproductive health and rights or SRHR is the concept of human rights applied to sexuality and reproduction.
Before this, they were 11
And the year was 1999, took place in Hong Kong
A few revisions were made here and there, of course
Now, we have 16 of them
You must know, as well, that…
The root for the struggle of attaining and recognizing these rights came from the focus on sexual pleasure and emotional sexual expression!
- The right to equality and non-discrimination.
- The right to life, liberty and security of the person.
- The right to autonomy and bodily integrity.
- The right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment.
- The right to be free from all forms of violence and coercion
- The right to privacy.
- The right to the highest attainable standard of health, including sexual health; with the possibility of pleasurable, satisfying, and safe sexual experiences.
- The right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its application.
- The right to information.
- The right to education and the right to comprehensive sexuality education.
- The right to enter, form, and dissolve marriage and similar types of relationships based on equality and full and free consent.
- The right to decide whether to have children, the number and spacing of children, and to have the information and the means to do so.
- The right to the freedom of thought, opinion, and expression.
- The right to freedom of association and peaceful assembly.
- The right to participation in public and political life.
- The right to access to justice, remedies, and redress.
Now that you know this, do something before it’s too late!