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Submission to the UN Assesses the Philippines’ Progress on SRHR Issues card link

Submission to the UN Assesses the Philippines’ Progress on SRHR Issues

Report to the UPR Working Group by the Center and its partners cites barriers and recommends improvements in access to contraception, maternal health, abortion, and adolescent sex education.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, SRHR General,Asia, Philippines,At the United Nations,News

The Philippines Decriminalizes Consensual Adolescent Sexual Activity

For the first time, adolescents in the country are recognized as rights holders who have sexual autonomy.

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Philippines,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Story

Center and Youth Coalition to Host Event on Youth SRHR on the Sidelines of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

On March 17, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights will host a virtual side event co-sponsored by Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN during the 66th Session [...]

Adolescent SRHR,United Nations,At the United Nations,Story

Withdrawal of Grade 7 Textbooks from Mozambique Education Curriculum Over Sex Topics

PRESS STATEMENT 02.18.2022 Statement by Evelyne Opondo, Senior Regional Director for Africa, Center for Reproductive Rights: The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) notes with concern, the move by the Ministry of Education in the [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education,Africa,Around the World,News

The Center’s Work in the Philippines

The Center has been working actively in the Philippines for more than a decade. It has conducted advocacy before United Nations human rights bodies and conducted fact-finding missions and outreach to local advocates and law and policymakers.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Philippines,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized
New Program in Africa to Improve Adolescents’ Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Care and Rights card link

New Program in Africa to Improve Adolescents’ Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Care and Rights

“SHE SOARS” project is expected to reach more than 200,000 out-of-school girls In Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia.

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia,Reporting on Rights,News

Victory for Children’s Rights: Ending Child Marriage in the Philippines

Law supported by the Center adds serious penalties to combat the harmful practice.

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Philippines,Reporting on Rights,Story

Center Co-hosts Workshop in Nepal for Youth Champions of SRHR

Sessions aim to strengthen the capacity of young leaders to advance legal protections for sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Events

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Tanzania’s Policy Change Will Allow Pregnant Schoolgirls to Continue Their Education card link

Tanzania’s Policy Change Will Allow Pregnant Schoolgirls to Continue Their Education

Country ends discriminatory policy that barred pregnant girls and adolescent mothers from school--days after a case challenging the policy was argued at the ACERWC.

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Tanzania,In the Courts, Reporting on Rights,Story

Lifting the Ban On Pregnant Schoolgirls and Adolescent Mothers by the United Republic of Tanzania

11.25.2021 - PRESS STATEMENT: The Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC), Tanzania, and the Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) is pleased to learn that the United Republic of Tanzania has finally ended the oppressive [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Tanzania,In the Courts,Press Releases

Center and its Partner Argue Against Tanzania’s Expulsion of Pregnant Girls from School

The Center's case seeks to protect the right of Tanzanian girls to continue their education and pursue opportunities during and after pregnancy.

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Tanzania,In the Courts,News

Case Challenging Tanzania’s Discriminatory Expulsion of Pregnant Schoolgirls and Other Human Rights Violations is Heard

DAR-ES-SALAAM, Tanzania: Nov 22, 2021: Today, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) convenes to hear a complaint filed by rights organizations against the United Republic of Tanzania for [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Tanzania,In the Courts,Press Releases

¿Cómo beneficiaría a las niñas y adolescentes la eliminación del delito de aborto en Colombia?

A publication on the benefits of abortion decriminalization for girls and adolescents in Colombia.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Colombia,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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