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Leading on Normative Development at the UN Human Rights Council

The Center extensively engages at the Human Rights Council to amplify the voices and priorities of our national partners at the global level and to ensure that the strongest human rights standards, including those pertaining [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health,United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

The Right to Life Under International Human Rights Law

The UN Human Rights Committee, which monitors state compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, ratified by 173 countries, issued a General Comment to states on the interpretation of Article 6 of [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health,United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Fact Sheet: Maternal Health in Georgia

Maternal Health,United States,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the periodic review of Slovakia (2019)

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Europe, Slovakia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Around the World,Documents

Joint Statement: Welcoming the Gains of Women’s and Girl’s Rights at the 38th Session of the Human Rights Council

The Center for Reproductive Rights, the Sexual Rights Initiative, the Association for Progressive Communications, the International Service for Human Rights, the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education, the World Young Women Christian Association welcome the major [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Testimony of the Center for Reproductive Rights on the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Proposal

The Center for Reproductive Rights respectfully submits the following testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance in strong opposition to the Graham-Cassidy-HellerJohnson proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act and reform health care.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Right to Care, Maternal Health,United States,Engaging Policymakers,Case Document

JWHO v. Currier: Reply in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health,United States,In the Courts,Case Document

JWHO v. Currier: Memo of Law in Support for Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health,United States,In the Courts,Case Document

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

JWHO v. Currier: Defendants’ Response to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Partial Summary Judgment

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health,United States,In the Courts,Case Document

JWHO v. Currier: Plaintiffs’ Motion for Partial Summary Judgment

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health,United States,In the Courts,Case Document

Millicent Awuor Maimuna & Margaret Anyoso Oliele v. Attorney General and others, Constitutional Petition No. 562 of 2012, High Court of Kenya

Download the judgment here.  

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Kenya, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

MKB Management Corp v. Burdick: Eighth Circuit Court Decision

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), Reporting on Rights,Case Document

Groundbreaking European Court of Human Rights judgment on access to prenatal testing and abortion

In a 2011 groundbreaking judgment, R.R. v. Poland, the European Court held that Poland’s failure to provide a woman timely access to prenatal genetic testing and information allowing her to make an informed decision about [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts,Case Document

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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