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Emergency Contraception for Rape Survivors

Emergency contraception ("EC") is a form of birth control that is taken after sexual intercourse. Currently, the only drug available in the United States that has been specifically approved by the FDA for use as [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

U.S.-based Sex-Ed Program Challenged in International Human Rights Case: Center Charges that Croatia is Endangering the Lives of its Young People

In October 2007, the Center for Reproductive Rights along with partners filed the first human rights legal challenge to a faith-based sex-education program based in the U.S. The program, TeenSTAR, promotes abstinence, discourages the use [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education,Europe, Croatia,In the Courts

U.S.-based Sex-Ed Program Comes Under Fire in International Human Rights Case

Groups Charge Croatia is Endangering Lives of its Young People NEW YORK - Today, a group of advocacy organizations filed the first human rights legal challenge to a faith- based sex-education program with roots in [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education,Europe, Croatia,In the Courts,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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