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Caso Eulogia Guzmán y su hijo Sergio Vs. Perú

Eulogia es una mujer quechua que quería tener un parto vertical conforme a sus tradiciones y de la misma forma que había tenido a sus otros cinco hijos, pero El Estado peruano desconoció sus prácticas [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

Eulogiamanta Sergio wawanmantawan Peru suyuman churapakusqankumanta

Eulogia is a Quechua woman who wanted to have a vertical birth according to her traditions and in the same way she had delivered her other five children, but the Peruvian government ignored her cultural [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,In the Courts,Publications

Case of Eulogia Guzmán and her son Sergio v. Peru

Eulogia is a Quechua woman who wanted to have a vertical birth according to her traditions and in the same way she had delivered her other five children, but the Peruvian government ignored her cultural [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,In the Courts,Publications

Fact Sheet: Syed & Others v. Sindh

The ruling in Syed & Others v. Sindh by the Sindh High Court ordered Pakistan's Sindh government to increase access to obstetric fistula repair services. The case was conceptualized by the Center's South Asia Reproductive [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Pakistan,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Maternal Health in Louisiana

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Fact Sheet: Maternal Health in Georgia

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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.