The aim is to reduce maternal deaths, address the unmet need for family planning and end gender-based violence by 2030.
While the abortion debate continues worldwide, even in countries where it has long been legal, new drugs and telemedicine services could provide access to safe abortion beyond borders and laws.
For women and men not ready to have children, there are new ways to preserve fertility. And experimental techniques offer hope for sick children whose treatments jeopardize future childbearing.
Many countries still don’t openly and comprehensively address sexual and reproductive health.
The ongoing debate is a continuation of the Philippines' long journey towards reproductive health - and its having been turned into a political and moral issue by various actors.
When men deny the paternity of children, many South African women feel like they have no recourse. Making DNA tests affordable and accessible could change this.
Teenage pregnancy is a massive problem in Kenya. But for this to change, young women need access to information and education rather than moral lectures.