Sex Education

La serie Causas Pendientes de expedientes de litigios del Centro de Derechos Reproductivos ofrece resúmenes e información de contexto sobre casos de alto impacto litigados por el Centro que buscan fortalecer las protecciones jurídicas para los derechos reproductivos de las mujeres en cortes y organismos de derechos humanos alrededor del mundo. La Serie pretende incrementar el conocimiento sobre los casos, promover la implementación de decisiones positivas de las cortes, y asistir a activistas y abogados en el litigio de casos similares a nivel nacional e internacional.

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CEDAW Committee holds India Accountable for Failure to Prevent and Prosecute Cases of Child Marriage, and Ensure Access to Reproductive Health Services

The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW Committee) recently criticized India for failing to address human rights violations, associated with child marriage and high rates of maternal death resulting from lack of access to modern…

CRC Committee Holds India Accountable for Failing to Eliminate Child Marriage and Ensure Access to Reproductive Health Services and Autonomy for Girls

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC Committee) recently criticized India for a wide range of human rights violations, resulting from the persistence of child marriage and girls’ lack of access to contraceptive information and services and autonomy…

Concluding Observations on Tanzania Recommend a Number of Reforms

In August, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (the Committee) regarding sexual and reproductive rights in Tanzania…

Huge Victory for Filipino Women

A landmark reproductive health bill that has been in the making for more than a decade was passed just days ago in both the Philippines House of Representatives and the Senate,

Philippines Passes Reproductive Health Bill that Guarantees Access to Modern Contraceptives

A reproductive health bill that has been in the making for more than a decade was passed in both the Philippines House of Representatives and the Senate. The House and Senate reconciled their respective versions of the bill last month and President Benigno Aquino III signed the bill into…

Contraception Confusion

Yet another clear argument for comprehensive science-based sex education for young people in this country…

Not Easy Being a Woman in Texas

Anti-choice legislators in Texas have long been in the business of violating reproductive rights, demonstrated ever so bluntly last year when they pushed one of the most demeaning, invasive ultrasound laws ever enacted…

The CEDAW Committee Urges States to Protect and Promote Sexual and Reproductive Rights

In July 2011, the Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) urged the governments of Nepal, Costa Rica, and Zambia to improve their record on reproductive rights…

International Day of Action for Women’s Health: Advancing Women’s Health

05.28.11 - On May 28, the Center for Reproductive Rights joins health and women’s rights advocates from around the world in commemorating the International Day of Action for Women’s Health.

2010 State Legislative Wrap Up

In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women’s access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services. Each year, anti-choice state legislators propose measures intended to restrict women’s access to abortion, including mandatory delays, biased counseling provisions and other burdensome and unnecessary requirements. Hundreds of anti-choice bills are proposed annually and dozens of restrictive laws are passed, making it increasingly difficult for women in many states to access abortion…

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