This priority measure complements the targets and indicators included in priority measure 26 on bringing health policies into line with epidemiological profiles, and those included in chapter D, which must be viewed in light of the particular situation of women of African descent, in particular priority measures 37, 40, 44 and 45.
Possible lines of action
1. Prepare laws, policies and programmes of affirmative action for furthering the exercise of sexual and reproductive rights for men and women of African descent. 2. Create and strengthen mechanisms for enforceability and evaluate the implementation of public policies and health standards that take account of the particular situation of persons of African descent. 3. Strengthen the generation of information and knowledge on problems that affect the health of persons of African descent, in particular their sexual and reproductive health, and upgrade the capacities of researchers to apply the rights, gender and generational perspectives. 4. Boost operational capacities for addressing the health of persons of African descent, in particular those relating to sexual and reproductive health. 5. Promote the empowerment of women of African descent, which is necessary for addressing sexual and reproductive health issues.
Related instruments, forums and mechanisms
Specific mechanisms, at least to those mentioned in priority measure 92.
The follow-up to the Sustainable Development Goals must pay particular attention to the situation of persons of African descent, under Goal 3.