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Preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity and Human Rights

The Human Rights Council at its 11th regular session adopted a landmark resolution on "Preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights." In this resolution, governments express grave concern for the unacceptably high rates of [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Combating Maternal Mortality: Why Bring Human Rights Into the Picture?

As part of our efforts for the approval of the Human Rights Resolution, "Preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity and Human Rights," that was adopted at the 11th session of the Human Rights Council, the Center [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Shadow Letter to CESCR on Brazil (2009)

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for its review of Brazil during its 42nd Session in May 2009. The letter discusses the issue [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Bringing Rights to Bear: Preventing Maternal Mortality and Ensuring Safe Pregnancy

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 [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

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

CRR’s Maternal Mortality Brochure

International Initiative on Maternal Mortality and Human Rights

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

IIMMHR Call to Global Leaders

Call to global leaders on maternal health as a human right

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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