Family Planning International, with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community and Population Action International. 2009. A Measure of the Future: Women's Sexual and Reproductive Risk Index for the Pacific 2009.
This regional report presents a Pacific Island women's sexual and reproductive risk index, which covers ten indicators measuring women's health status in these four stages--sex, pregnancy, childbirth and survival--in 21 Pacific island countries and territories. Its accompanying narrative outlines the SRHR issues that Pacific women continue to face--including contraception, unsafe abortion, STI and HIV, child and maternal mortality and gender-based violence--as well as contextualises these through a description of the Pacific, the social determinants of health and the health systems in the region. Some chapters also specifically focus on people "with disabilities, young women, men and boys and women with HIV. The report is intended to provide Pacific policy makers and SRHR advocates with a tool for understanding and overcoming the barriers to Pacific Island women's good health, in order to reach the ICPD objectives and the MDGs.
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