The sexual and reproductive health of young people in the Arab countries and Iran.

@article{Dejong2005TheSA,
  title={The sexual and reproductive health of young people in the Arab countries and Iran.},
  author={Jocelyn Dejong and Rana Jawad and Iman Mortagy and Bonnie Shepard},
  journal={Reproductive health matters},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 25},
  pages={
          49-59
        }
}
This article reviews the sexual and reproductive health situation of young people aged 10-24 in the Arab states and Iran, based on published and unpublished literature and interviews with 51 key informants working mostly in NGOs and international agencies in the region. There are few national government programmes addressing young people's sexual and reproductive health, with the exceptions of Tunisia and Iran, and a lack of population-based data to guide such programmes. Although the strong… CONTINUE READING

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