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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 [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Uganda, Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

CRR in the Field: Alisha Bjerregaard

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 [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

CRR in the Field: Mónica Arango Olaya

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 [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil, Accountability Bodies,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

Center Briefs Asia’s Pioneering Human Rights Body

The Center is honored to host delegates from Asia-Pacific’s first regional human rights body, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR). On November 19, we are holding a special [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Asia, Accountability Bodies,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

CRR in the Field: Payal Shah

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 [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Biased Information, Censorship, Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Asia, Philippines,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

Delhi High Court Stands Up against Cruel Treatment of Pregnant Women

In India, poor pregnant women in need of urgent care are often turned away by hospitals and clinics. This is what happened to Fatema, a homeless young woman from  New Delhi who suffers from severe [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Asia, India,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

Reproductive Rights are Human Rights (Russian Edition)

Download the Russian edition of Reproductive Rights are Human Rights below. Права-это-Правa.pdf

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Protections, Contraception, Legal Protections, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Europe, Russia, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Publications

Dignity Denied: Download Report

Women account for roughly 50% of the 33.4 million people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide. Although the total percentage of women living with HIV/AIDS has stabilized in the last few years, individual countries, including Chile, continue [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Restrictions, Biased Information, Censorship, HIV/AIDS, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Chile, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

A Closer Look at Reproductive Rights in Moldova

On September 23, 2010, the Center co-hosted a roundtable discussion with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) in Chisinau, Moldova on Reproductive Rights: Opportunities and Constraints in the [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Europe, Moldova, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

After U.N. Summit, Human Rights Council Reaffirms Commitment to Human Rights Approach to Tackling Maternal Deaths

From the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Sexual Rights Initiative (PRESS RELEASE) Yesterday, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a second groundbreaking resolution reaffirming that pregnancy-related deaths and injuries are a human rights [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations

Center Named Top Reproductive Rights Non-Profit by Philanthropic Experts

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights is honored to be named one of the top high-impact organizations working on women's reproductive health, rights, and justice by the philanthropic organization Philanthropedia. This year, Philanthropedia surveyed [...]

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Center Urges International Community to Utilize MDGs to Advance Human Rights

As world leaders gather in New York for the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Summit from September 20-22, the Center for Reproductive Rights is urging leaders to fully incorporate human rights into efforts to achieve the [...]

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Statement to ECOSOC: Maternal Mortality and the MDGs

The approach of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Summit in September provides a key opportunity for states and the international community to reassess their progress and confront challenges to achieving the MDGs. The Center for [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Discriminatory Policies, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil,At the United Nations

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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