Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting their Reproductive Lives East and Southeast Asia

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,A joint venture between the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW), and four NGO partners in East and Southeast Asia, Women of the World: East and Southeast Asia provides an extensive compilation of laws and policies influencing women’s reproductive health in five countries of the region – China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, and draws attention to specific issues that require legal and policy reform. It serves as a resource for those interested in advancing and protecting women’s reproductive health and rights through legal advocacy, and ensuring that states comply with their obligations to respect, protect and fulfill women's reproductive rights under international law.