Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters

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Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters  
DisciplineSexual and reproductive health and rights
LanguageEnglish, translated in Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Edited byDr Julia Hussein
Publication details
Former name(s)
Reproductive Health Matters
1.421 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Sex. Reprod. Health Matters
OCLC no.231973069

Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters (SRHM), formerly Reproductive Health Matters (RHM),[1] is an open-access peer-reviewed academic journal of sexual and reproductive health and rights. The journal was established in 1993 by Marge Berer.[2] Founding Director and Editor, Marge Berer, led RHM since its inception until 2015 when she handed over responsibilities to Dr Shirin Heidari who became the Editor-in-Chief and Chief Executive of the organisation. Under her leadership, the journal transitioned to an open access, online publication. In 2018, Dr Heidari handed responsibility to Dr Julia Hussein MBBCh, MSc (PHDC), FRCOG as Editor-in-chief and Eszter Kismödi JD.LLM as Chief Executive.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

The journal has a 2017 impact factor of 1.421.


  1. ^ Cottingham, Jane; Kismödi, Eszter; Hussein, Julia (15 February 2019). "and Reproductive Health Matters – What's in a name?". Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters. 27 (1): 1574427. doi:10.1080/09688080.2019.1574427.
  2. ^ "Interview with Marge BERER, Chair, ICMA SC, Editor, Reproductive Health Matters, UK". International Consortium for Medical Abortion. 2010-03-04. Archived from the original on 2012-03-11. Retrieved 2012-07-23.

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