Authors: Kassandra Messier, Ayah Nayfeh
Universal access to sexual and reproductive health care is at the forefront of human rights issues of the 21st century. Every year in developing countries, there are 74 million unintended pregnancies leading to approximately 36 million abortions. Of these abortions, 21 million are unsafe which makes up nearly 13% of all maternal deaths globally . The global advancement of sexual and reproductive health and rights are susceptible to change in 2017, as new international aid agendas are set.