APA Factsheets and Policy Briefs


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 Advancing Sexual Rights Through the Sustainable Development Goals

This series of 7 policy briefs aims to assist APA members and other advocates in using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to hold governments accountable to commitments they have made towards protecting and promoting sexual rights. Each policy brief covers an overview of key sexual rights issues within a country and compares them with commitments at the national, regional and international levels, and outlines opportunities for advocates to engage with governments and other stakeholders to strengthen accountability. Download the briefs here: Fiji, Georgia, Indonesia, PakistanPapua New Guinea, Philippines, Turkey.


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 From  Commitment to Action : A Factsheet on Implementing the 2013 Asia and Pacific Ministerial Declaration on Population and Development 

 In September 2013, the governments in Asia Pacific adopted the 'Asian and Pacific Ministerial Declaration on Population and Development' a progressive and visionary agenda to advance people's rights and well-being through inclusive and equitable development in the region over the next decade which gained unprecedented support and endorsements from member states.  APA, in collaboration with partners, produced a series of 7 factsheets on the main outcomes on different topics: an Overview; Women and Girls; Adolescents and Young People; Migrants; SOGI; and Modalities of Implementation.



apa_apcaso_women_and _girls_2011_political_declaration_coverWomen and Girls and the 2011 Political Declaration  

APA Secretariat, in collaboration with APCASO, developed a Briefing Paper addressing the impact of the 2011 Political Declaration on women and girls, including key affected populations. Part of the InFocus series, it zooms in on the meaning the Declaration holds for the lives of women and girls in Asia and the Pacific,  the challenges they face, and the policy and programme responses needed, highlighting 3 crucial target and elimination commitments.  Download the Factsheet here. The factsheet has been translated into Bahasa, Chinese, Nepali, Spanish and Thai languages.



Cover_for_web_MDG5_InfoKitInvesting in Sexual and Reproductive Health Saves Women's Lives

An information kit prepared by APA Secretariat on MDG5, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Supplies and the Funding Gap in Asia and the Pacific.  Download the information kit here.





Cover_RH_Supplies_FS_Page_1A Primer on Reproductive Health Supplies in Asia and the Pacific

This information kit prepared by APA Secretariat provides an overview of the contraceptive and reproductive health supply challenges in countries of Asia and the Pacific. Information is presented to support advocacy efforts and highlight regional issues and priorities for donors, policymakers, suppliers and programme managers. Published in 2009. Download the primer here.

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