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Women Suffer Decades of Abuse in Kenya’s Health Facilities, According to New Fact-Finding Report

For decades, women seeking maternity services in health facilities across Kenya have suffered serious human rights violations -- including verbal attacks, sexual assault, flagrant neglect and filthy conditions -- often while giving birth, according to [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Africa, Kenya,Reporting on Rights,News

Center for Reproductive Rights Applauds Landmark Abortion Decision by European Court of Human Rights

Court finds Poland in violation of human rights and awards EUR 25,000 in case of woman left nearly blind. March 20, 2007 - The European Court of Human Rights held today, for the first time, [...]

Abortion, Other Barriers,Europe, Poland,In the Courts,News

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement On 8th Circuit Ruling that Employers Don’t Have to Cover Contraceptives in Health Plans

New York, NY - Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled that the country's largest railroad, Union Pacific, is not discriminating against women by excluding coverage for prescription contraceptives in its [...]

Other Barriers, Contraception,United States,In the Courts,News

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