A Critical Need: Addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the COVID-19 Pandemic

In February, UNFPA delivered essential hygiene and medical supplies to support frontline health workers and their patients in Hubei Province, China. UNFPA is one of many UN agencies working to support outbreak mitigation efforts around the world. © UNFPA

We are living in a new reality. As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, sweeps through the world in what the World Health Organization (WHO) has categorized as a pandemic, health systems are racing to keep respond and countries and communities are taking unprecedented measures to contain the spread of the virus. The WHO is leading the…