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New York Times: A high-risk pregnancy is terminated. But was it an abortion?

New York Times: A high-risk pregnancy is terminated. But was it an abortion? The woman’s doctors urged an end to her pregnancy, saying her life could be at risk and that the fetus would not [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Center in the Spotlight

PUBLIC SERVICE EUROPE: Spain and Romania Backslide on Abortion

Spain and Romania Backslide on Abortion by Nancy Northup, President & CEO at the Center for Reproductive Rights In recent decades—as an overwhelming preponderance of evidence has established an inextricable link between the availability of [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR,Europe, Romania, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Center in the Spotlight

India Pushed to Prioritize Women’s Health

India Pushed to Prioritize Women’s Health Late last week, India came under pressure during its review before the U.N. Human Rights Council for continually failing to make the health of women and girls a priority. [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Protections, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Asia, India, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Uncategorized

United Nations Adopts Groundbreaking Resolution on Young People’s Reproductive Health

Late Friday, the United Nations Commission on Population and Development (CPD) issued a bold resolution supporting young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. The resolution not only reaffirmed that it is a basic right [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Uncategorized

UN Committee Urges Russia to Fulfill Women’s Rights

During its July session, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) issued its Concluding Observations on the Russian Federation 's compliance with its obligations to respect, protect, and fulfill [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Legal Protections,Europe, Russia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Uncategorized

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