Advancing SRHR services in Southern Africa

Despite the progressive policy commitments that Southern Africa governments have made to offer young people universal access to Sexual Health and Reproductive Rights information and services, there is slow progress in meeting young people's SRHR. For example, the unmet need for family planning is above 60 per cent in South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho. In response, a unique coalition of SRHR organisations and faith organisations have developed a joint campaign to promote young people's access to SRHR services in eight countries in the region. The campaign dubbed Because We Can was launched in Capetown on Thursday, and to find out more on this,Zikhona Miso spoke to Patricia de Lora, founder and CEO of Partners in Sexual Health