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The Center’s Work in Pakistan

Obstetric Fistula Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court, 01.20.22 Pakistan Court Orders Implementation of Measures to Address Obstetric Fistula The forgotten, rejected and [...]

COVID-19, Maternal Health,Asia, Pakistan,Engaging Policymakers,Uncategorized

Over 150 State Legislators Sign Letter to Call on the Senate to Enact Permanent and Mandatory Postpartum Medicaid Investments in Build Back Better Act

State legislators across 38 states encourage congressional leadership to include permanent and mandatory postpartum Medicaid coverage for one year in the Build Back Better Act.

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C., U.S. Congressional Advocacy,Press Releases

Legislators, Advocates and Experts Collaborate at Center’s State Leadership Summit

Proactive strategies to advance reproductive health, rights and justice highlighted the discussions at the Center's State Leadership Summit.

Abortion, Assisted Reproduction, Maternal Health,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Story

Inequality and Discrimination in Maternal Health in Europe

The Center for Reproductive Rights works with human rights defenders and civil society organizations across the region to address the entrenched discrimination and inequalities faced by marginalized groups in Europe in the sphere of sexual [...]

Maternal Health,Europe,Uncategorized

Maternal Health & Rights Initiative

The Maternal Health & Rights Initiative promotes the human rights of pregnant, birthing, and postpartum people in the United States. Harnessing the power of law, policy, and strategic advocacy, the Initiative seeks to improve access [...]

Maternal Health,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C.,Uncategorized

Addressing Disrespect and Abuse in Maternal Health Care Facilities in Kenya

The Center for Reproductive Rights secured a win in two landmark cases that sought to hold the government of Kenya accountable for the detention, disrespect and abuse of women seeking maternal health services in public health [...]

Maternal Health,Kenya,In the Courts,Uncategorized

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Recommendations regarding the EU external action Gender Action Plan (GAP) 2021-2025

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Assisted Reproduction, Maternal Health,Europe,Around the World,Uncategorized

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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