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Perilous Pregnancies: Health Care for Undocumented Migrant Women in the EU (2020) card link

Perilous Pregnancies: Health Care for Undocumented Migrant Women in the EU (2020)

A report by the Center for Reproductive Rights on the barriers in access to affordable maternal health care for undocumented migrant women in the European Union. International public health guidelines stipulate that reducing maternal mortality [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Pregnant Immigrants and Asylum Seekers During COVID-19: U.S. Government Abuses at the Border and Beyond

This issue brief outlines evidence of the mistreatment of pregnant immigrants and people seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border and in U.S. immigration detention, and discusses how existing policies have created the conditions for escalating [...]

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The COVID-19 Pandemic is Exacerbating a Human Rights Crisis in Maternal Health

Maternal Health,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Safeguarding Maternal Health and Rights in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Childbirth is the leading reason for hospitalization in the United States, and nearly 4 million births occur each year. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so will pregnancies and the need for pregnancy-related health care. It [...]

Maternal Health,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Maternal Health in Louisiana

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Detention and Abuse of Women Seeking Maternal Health Services

On September 17, 2015, the High Court of Kenya issued a groundbreaking judgment in the case of Millicent Awuor (Maimuna) &, Margaret Anyoso Oliele v. Attorney General and others, Constitutional Petition No. 562 of 2012. [...]

Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Africa, Kenya,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Centering Human Rights in the Response to Zika

Available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, this statement calls for a human rights-based approach to the Zika epidemic. It identifies states' obligations to respect, protect, and fulfill the human rights of all impacted by the [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Violence against Women and Reproductive Rights in the Americas

The numerous forms of violence that are committed against women pose an obstacle to their individual development, violate their rights, and limit their freedoms. Violence against women blocks the full development of their capacities and [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Reproductive Rights Rundown: January 2015

The Center for Reproductive Rights is pleased to share its January 2015 edition of the Reproductive Rights Rundown, highlighting significant reproductive rights developments in UN Treaty Monitoring Bodies (TMBs), the key interpretative bodies of international [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Maternal Health,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Publications

Alyne v. Brazil: Case of Alyne da Silva Pimentel Teixeira (“Alyne”) v. Brazil

Alyne, una Afro-Brasilera de 28 años murió por complicaciones de un embarazo después de que un centro de salud privado y luego un centro de salud público le negaran atención de calidad de salud materna. [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil,At the United Nations,Publications

Human Rights at the Core of Sustainable and Just Development

The Center for Reproductive Rights took part in a joint civil society event at the UN Headquarters in New York on December 13, 2013 titled: Human Rights at the Core of Sustainable and Just Development, [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Maternal Health,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Publications

Fact Sheet: A, B and C v. Ireland

In 2005, three women challenged the Irish law on abortion after being forced to travel abroad to obtain an abortion. The Irish law currently only allows abortion when a woman's life is in danger, and [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe, Ireland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

ICPD and Human Rights: 20 Years of Advancing Reproductive Rights though UN Treaty Bodies and Legal Reform

The ICPD and Human Rights fact sheets examine the progress states have made over the past twenty years fulfilling the commitments made in the ICPD Programme of Action. They highlight the extensive developments in international [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Maternal Health,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States, Accountability Bodies,At the United Nations,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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