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Center Launches New Program to Protect Refugee Rights in Uganda

The Center and its partners at CARE International in Uganda have launched a new pilot program to protect the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women and girls in one of Uganda’s largest [...]

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Facing Uganda’s Law on Abortion

Maternal mortality continues to be a formidable factor in the realization of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Uganda. Indeed 343 women out of every 100,000 women die from preventable pregnancy-related complications each [...]

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Facing Uganda’s Law on Abortion: Experiences from Women and Service Providers

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The Stakes are High: The Tragic Impact of Unsafe Abortion and Inadequate Access to Contraception in Uganda

 

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The Stakes are High

The Stakes are High Maureen, a maternal health advocate in Uganda, lost her young cousin under tragic, but entirely preventable circumstances. The young woman learned that she was pregnant when she was a first year in [...]

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Understanding the Legal and Policy Framework on Abortion in Uganda

Abortion is legal in Uganda when done to preserve the life or mental or physical health of the pregnant woman, understood to include cases of sexual violence. However, unclear and often confusing abortion laws and [...]

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In Focus: Uganda

In Focus: Uganda The Center for Reproductive Rights has embarked on a series of new projects in Uganda as part of its wider work in the African region. Working to highlight reproductive rights violations in [...]

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UN Urges Governments to Respect Reproductive Rights

12.27.10 - This fall, three UN treaty monitoring bodies urged the governments of Ecuador, Uganda and Nicaragua to take steps to promote, protect and fulfill reproductiv  rights. The treaty bodies made these powerful recommendations largely [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Breaking the Silence: The Global Gag Rule’s Impact on Unsafe Abortion card link

Breaking the Silence: The Global Gag Rule’s Impact on Unsafe Abortion

Executive Summary Every year, twenty million—mostly poor—women around the world are driven to unsafe abortion. More than 95% of these abortions occur in low-income countries. And every year, complications from these procedures claim the lives [...]

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Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives Francophone Africa

Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives - Francophone Africa, is the result of an in-depth examination of the laws and policies affecting women's reproductive health and rights in seven countries [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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