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Renewing International Commitment to Reproductive Health for Conflict-Affected Populations


Forced from their homes, exposed to violence and acute poverty, and separated from families and communities, refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) face extraordinary difficulties that affect their reproductive health. They often lack protection, health care, education, livelihood and community support. They are vulnerable to sexual violence by armed forces and others and face exploitation in the absence of traditional socio-cultural constraints.

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights