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City of Manila Health Official Apologizes for the Denial of Reproductive Health Services and Violations Against Women

City of Manila Health Official Apologizes for the Denial of Reproductive Health Services and Violations Against Women (PRESS RELEASE) This week, a Manila City Health Office official has apologized for the barriers facing women with unplanned [...]

Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Philippines,In the Courts,News

Center for Reproductive Rights Implores the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Address the Extent to Which El Salvador’s Absolute Abortion Law Criminalizes Women

CRR Implores Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Address El Salvador's Absolute Abortion Ban (PRESS RELEASE) This week the Center for Reproductive Rights along with local Salvadoran organization Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Uncategorized

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Hears Challenge to Costa Rica’s In-Vitro Fertilization Ban; Ruling Will Have Broad Consequences for Reproductive Rights Throughout Latin America

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Hears Challenge to Costa Rica’s In-Vitro Fertilization Ban (PRESS RELEASE) In a case that will affect the ability of women and families throughout Latin America and the Caribbean to make [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Uncategorized

Philippines Contraception Conflict

Philippines Contraception Conflict The third time was not a charm in the Philippines. So on August 7, the Philippine government will make a fourth attempt to pass a family planning law, this one allowing health [...]

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New Report Links Philippines Abortion Law to Human Rights Abuses

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights released the first comprehensive human rights report on the impact of the Philippines' criminal ban on abortion. Through interviews and legal analysis, Forsaken Lives: The Harmful Impact [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Asia, Philippines,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Uncategorized

Associated Press: Rights group slams Philippine abortion ban

By Teresa Cerojano "A U.S.-based rights group urged the Philippines on Monday to reform a tough anti-abortion law that it says has spawned widespread underground procedures that kill about 1,000 women each year in the [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Asia, Philippines,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Uncategorized

New York Times: Rights Group Denounces Illegality of Abortion in Philippines

By Carlos H. Conde "A new study of abortion in the Philippines denounces the government for keeping it illegal, causing what the authors describe as a 'human rights crisis' that victimizes tens of thousands of [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Asia, Philippines,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Uncategorized

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