The All Party Parliamentary Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health (APPG SRH) opened the Inquiry into Access to Contraception in 2019, in response to reports of women being unable to access contraception in a way that meets their needs.
The Inquiry's report, Women's Lives, Women's Rights: Strengthening Access to Contraception Beyond the Pandemic has now been published and looks specifically at the following key areas:
- Fragmented commissioning
- Data collection
- Education and information
- Access for marginalised groups
- Opportunities to improve contraceptive provision.
Women's Lives, Women's Rights: Strengthening Access to Contraception Beyond the Pandemic also sets out detailed recommendations under the following sections:
- Commissioning structures and accountability
- Workforce and training
- Data and monitoring
- Improving access to contraception
- Information and education
- Education settings.
The full report and the executive summary can be accessed via the link below, or the attached documents.