Reproductive health is recognized as a right in most countries of the world. For the world Organization of the health (who), reproductive health is the condition of physical, mental and social well-being related to the reproductive system.
However, reproductive health encourages people to enjoy a healthy, happy sexuality and safely and have the choice to decide if and when they wish to have children and how often. In this sense, it is a right that belongs to the men and women to be informed about the functioning of their own bodies and contraceptive methods available to them.
However, reproductive health has many services and techniques, including education and those related to sexually transmitted infections.
Several statistics indicate that unwanted pregnancies represent 50% of the total, a figure that places emphasis on the existence of abortions high-risk and venereal diseases of any type. It is estimated that 600,000 women die annually due to obstetric complications, which should not occur in countries with appropriate reproductive health plans.
Reproductive health also includes early detection of gynaecological diseases, using exams such as breast palpation and the Pap smear.
Some extremist groups linked to religious fundamentalism, consider that reproductive health is at the origin of the murder of children, insofar as they are against the methods of contraception and abortion under any circumstance. They found that reproductive health is a violation of human rights. However, science ensures that reproductive health allows a better life as well for parents as for children.