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Chapter-2 Right to Reproductive Health

  1. Right to reproductive health: (1) Every woman and teenager shall have the right to obtain education, information, counseling and service relating to sexual and reproductive health.

(2) Every person shall have the right to obtain service, counseling and information relating to reproductive health.

(3) Every woman shall have the right to safe motherhood and reproductive health. Every woman shall have the right to determine the gap between births or the number of children.

(4) Every person shall have the right to get information regarding contraceptives and use them.

(5) Every woman shall have the right to obtain abortion service pursuant to this Act.

(6) Every woman shall have the right to nutritious, balanced diet and physical rest during the condition of pregnancy and child birth and morbidity.

(7) Every woman shall have the right to get necessary counseling, obstetric care, and postpartum contraceptive service.

(8) Every woman shall have the right to get emergency obstetric care, basic emergency obstetric care, comprehensive emergency obstetric care, essential care for the new born baby and emergency care of the new born baby.

(9) Every person shall have the right to get reproductive health service needed during different situation of his/her lifecycle, in easily available, acceptable and safe manner.

(10) Every person shall have the right to make a choice of reproductive health service.

  1. To remain confidential: The reproductive health service obtained by every person and information regarding this shall remain confidential.