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Global Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Lund University via Coursera

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Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) are issues of global concern. Sexuality and reproduction are core aspects of human existence, and shape the lives of people in all parts of the world. As conditions change, for example through globalization and socio-economic development, new challenges and opportunities emerge.

In this course, we will introduce you to some of the main themes in SRHR today – Global Policies in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Youth Sexual Health, Maternal and Reproductive Health, Contraception and Fertility, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and HIV/AIDS, Violence and Coercion in Sexual and Reproductive Contexts, Human Rights and Sexual Identity. We will examine both underlying issues and questions that are relevant throughout the world, as well as challenges that occur in specific settings.
You will meet our international team of faculty members and experts, who will highlight the dynamics and challenges inherent in these themes by examining them within the context of current global policy issues, such as sustainability, gender equality, social justice, democracy/participation, and the human rights perspective. You will also get a unique opportunity to explore and discuss the course themes with fellow participants from around the world.

Selected lectures and seminars will be given by our international team of faculty members, who have worked with and lectured on SRHR issues within a broad range of contexts. The course is led by Associate Professors Anette Agardh and Jerker Liljestrand from the Faculty of Medicine at Lund University, Sweden.

Taught by

Anette Agardh and Karen Odberg Pettersson
Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Pace Finished
Subject Human Rights
Institution Lund University
Provider Coursera
Language English
Certificates Certificate Available
Hours 3-5 hours a week
Calendar 5 weeks long
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by Mary Poni Jackson is taking this course right now, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

Am Mary poni jacjackson a south Sudanese, am very happy to joint this course as i was looking for it since , am an emergency surgeon in obstetrics and gynecology working as a reproductive health manager currently .
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