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ICPD + 15: Commemorating Advances, Calling for Greater Accountability

The Center for Reproductive Rights commemorates the 15 year anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), celebrating advancements for women's human rights and highlighting the ICPD's role in promoting recognition of reproductive [...]

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Preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity and Human Rights

The Human Rights Council at its 11th regular session adopted a landmark resolution on "Preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights." In this resolution, governments express grave concern for the unacceptably high rates of [...]

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Combating Maternal Mortality: Why Bring Human Rights Into the Picture?

As part of our efforts for the approval of the Human Rights Resolution, "Preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity and Human Rights," that was adopted at the 11th session of the Human Rights Council, the Center [...]

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U.S. Elected to UN Human Rights Council

Today, the United States was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the first time. We urge the U.S. to take this opportunity to re-establish itself as a champion for women’s reproductive health [...]

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Bringing Rights to Bear: Abortion and Human Rights

The Center has completed updating one of its signature publications, Bringing Rights to Bear. Initially published in 2002, Bringing Rights to Bear takes a long, hard look at the thousands of comments, statements, and recommendations [...]

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