Adolescent Women's Need for and Use of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Developing Countries

Girls have a right to health care, including sexual and reproductive health services, and to receive both accurate information and confidential services. Yet these rights remain unfulfilled in many developing countries.

This report by Guttmacher Institute explores services girls need to have their first birth at the time they desire, achieve healthy spacing of later births and have the number of children they want; to receive the pregnancy care they need and have healthy babies; and to have healthy sexual lives, free from HIV and other STIs.