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Slovakia’s Parliament rejects harmful restrictions on safe abortion care

Today the Slovak Parliament rejected draft legislation that would have severely restricted women’s access to abortion care and subjected women to a series of humiliating and medically inaccurate and unnecessary requirements prior to accessing abortion. [...]

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Joint Statement issued by Center for Reproductive Rights, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, International Planned Parenthood Federation European Network

Joint Statement on Restrictive Legislation in Slovakia As members of Slovakia’s parliament debate proposed legislation that, if enacted, will potentially impede women’s access to abortion services, Amnesty International, Center for Reproductive Rights, Human Rights Watch [...]

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U.N. Committee: Russia and Slovakia Must Remove Waiting Periods and Other Barriers to Safe and Legal Abortion

U.N. Committee: Russia and Slovakia Must Remove Waiting Periods and Other Barriers to Safe and Legal Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) The governments of Russia and Slovakia are undermining women’s human rights by introducing retrogressive barriers in [...]

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Millions of European Women Struggle to Access Contraception

Members of European Parliament Host Roundtable on Human Rights Violations, Gender Discrimination (PRESS RELEASE) Millions of women living in European Union member states still cannot access affordable contraception or even get accurate information about it [...]

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CRR in the Field: Adriana Lamačková

Since 1992, the Center's innovative legal work has fundamentally transformed the landscape of reproductive health and rights worldwide, and has already strengthened laws and policies in more than 50 countries. CRR in the Field is [...]

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New CRR Report Shows Slovakia Lags Behind in Access to Contraception

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Slovak human rights groups, Freedom of Choice Slovakia and Citizen, Democracy and Accountability released a sobering report that critically examined the numerous barriers Slovak women face [...]

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Promoting Affordable Birth Control in Slovakia

On September 25, the Center and its Slovak partners organized a seminar in Bratislava, Slovakia on the affordability of birth control. Many Slovak women are unable to get birth control because of its high cost. [...]

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Proposed Amendments Relating to Abortion in Slovakia

The Slovak Parliament has recently passed amendments to the abortion law that would restrict access to legal abortion services. The Center and its partners are steadfastly advocating against their passage. In early June 2009, the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Letter to Slovak Government Re: Amendments to Abortion Law

  Dear Honorable: Prime Minister of the Government of the Slovak Republic, Robert Fico Deputy Prime Minister for Knowledge-based Society, European Affairs, Human Rights and Minorities, Dušan Čaplovič Minister of Health Care, Richard Raši Minister [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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