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State Constitutions and Abortion Rights: Building Protections for Reproductive Autonomy card link

State Constitutions and Abortion Rights: Building Protections for Reproductive Autonomy

This Center report outlines 11 states in which high courts have recognized that their state constitutions protect abortion rights and access independently from and more strongly than the U.S. Constitution or have struck down restrictions [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Las nuevas Directrices sobre la atención para el Aborto de la OMS: Lo más destacado de sus Recomendaciones Legislación y Políticas

Esta hoja informativa, emitida por el Centro de Derechos Reproductivos, analiza los aspectos más destacados de las recomendaciones de leyes y políticas de la OMS de su nueva Guía de atención del aborto emitida en [...]

Abortion,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet: Law and Policy Recommendations of WHO’s New Abortion Guideline

Highlights of law and policy recommendations from WHO's new Abortion Guideline.

Abortion,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Promoting Access to Self-Managed Abortion: Considerations for Managing Legal Risk

Promoting Access to Self-Managed Abortion: Considerations for Managing Legal Risk, a publication by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Ipas

Abortion,Reporting on Rights,Publications

¿Cómo beneficiaría a las niñas y adolescentes la eliminación del delito de aborto en Colombia?

A publication on the benefits of abortion decriminalization for girls and adolescents in Colombia.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Colombia,Reporting on Rights,Publications
Safe Abortion Through Medical Abortion and Self-Management in Select Asian Countries card link

Safe Abortion Through Medical Abortion and Self-Management in Select Asian Countries

Published collaboratively by Center for Reproductive Rights and South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI), this paper outlines the existing public health standards and the current human rights standards on abortion including medical and self-managed abortions.

Abortion,Asia, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in India: A Fact-Finding Study

Through a field-based study in four states--Delhi, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu--the "Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in India: A Fact-Finding Study" aims to understand and document the way in which the Indian Medical Termination [...]

Abortion,Asia, India,Reporting on Rights,Publications

The Misalignment Between Kenya’s Constitution and the Penal Code on Access to Reproductive Health Care

The case of PAK and Salim Mohammed v. Attorney General and Three Others, Malindi High Court

Abortion,Africa, Kenya,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.

Decriminalization of Abortion in Nepal: Imperative to Uphold Women’s Rights (Fact Sheet)

This 2021 fact sheet by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Forum for Women, Law and Development (FWLD) highlights the continued criminalization of women for seeking abortion beyond prescribed legal conditions despite progressive legislation that [...]

Abortion,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Publications

Manuela vs. El Salvador: El Impacto De La Prohibicion Absoluta Del Aborto Sobre Las Mujeres Que Sufren Emergencias Obstetricas

Abortion,El Salvador, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,Publications

Manuela v. El Salvador: The Impact of Blanket Abortion Bans on Women Experiencing Obstetric Emergencies

Available in Spanish: Manuela vs. El Salvador: El Impacto De La Prohibicion Absoluta Del Aborto Sobre Las Mujeres Que Sufren Emergencias Obstetricas

Abortion,El Salvador, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,Publications

Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Regulation in Nepal, 2020

The publication is jointly printed with the Center for Reproductive Rights, Ipas Nepal and the Forum for Women Law and Development.

Abortion,Nepal,Publications

Necessary legal reforms to ensure improved access to safe abortion for women and girls in Nepal

Factsheet based on fact-finding study jointly conducted by the Center and its Nepal-based implementing partner organization, Forum for Women Law and Development in 2017. The factsheet was published in 2018 and covered the key highlights [...]

Abortion,Nepal,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.