The first book devoted to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) which is at once authoritative, accessible and presented both thematically and with a place-specific focus. The book contextualizes the importance of SRHR within core global agendas, notably universal healthcare/health coverage and sustainable development. It examines the myriad and contentious gender issues, including political priorities and power relations, challenges to cultural norms, and other social determinants that are crucial in assessing present failures and stubborn obstacles to the achievement of sustainable development in countries across sub-Saharan Africa. By Professor Nana Poku, Executive Director (HEARD); Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University (UKZN)

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