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Concluding Observations from UN Reveal Grave Reproductive Rights Concerns in Indonesia

In July, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) held its review of Indonesia. The Concluding Observations from the session have just been released, highlighting recommendations made by the Center in [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Sex Education, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,In the Courts, At the United Nations,Documents

U.N. Calls on Nigeria to Tackle Teens Reproductive Health CRR and WARDC Urge Immediate Action

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) and its partners in Nigeria Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) strongly urged the government of Nigeria to take immediate steps to follow recommendations from the [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Sex Education, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Nigeria, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Uncategorized

Center Puts Pressure on Nigeria to Protect Rights of Children

During its June session, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, which monitors states' implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, released its concluding observations on Nigeria's compliance with [...]

Abortion, Other Barriers, Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Sex Education, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Africa, Nigeria, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations

Bringing Rights to Bear: Female Genital Mutilation and Other Harmful Practices

The Center has completed updating one of its signature publications, Bringing Rights to Bear. Initially published in 2002, Bringing Rights to Bear takes a long, hard look at the thousands of comments, statements, and recommendations [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Maternal Health, Coercive Policies,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Bringing Rights to Bear: Family Planning is a Human Right

The Center has completed updating one of its signature publications, Bringing Rights to Bear. Initially published in 2002, Bringing Rights to Bear takes a long, hard look at the thousands of comments, statements, and recommendations [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Sex Education, Contraception, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents
Female Genital Mutilation: A Matter of Human Rights An Advocate’s Guide to Action card link

Female Genital Mutilation: A Matter of Human Rights An Advocate’s Guide to Action

"Our position is that FC/FGM must be acknowledged as a violation of the human rights of women and girls - it cannot be separated from deep-seated and pervasive discrimination against women." "This practical guide is [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation,Accountability Bodies,Reporting on Rights,Publications

The Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: An Instrument for Advancing Reproductive and Sexual Rights (French)

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Maternal Health,Africa, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Documents

The Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: An Instrument for Advancing Reproductive and Sexual Rights

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Maternal Health,Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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