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Submission to the UN Human Rights Council Examines Pakistan’s Lack of Progress on SRHR Issues card link

Submission to the UN Human Rights Council Examines Pakistan’s Lack of Progress on SRHR Issues

Report outlines country’s failure on sexual and reproductive health rights and services and recommends laws and policies to improve access.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality, SRHR General,Asia, Pakistan,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Story

Joint Submission to Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan

The Center for Reproductive Rights and Aahung, a Karachi-based NGO, presented this joint submission on July 13, 2022, to supplement the report of the Government of Pakistan scheduled for review in the 42nd session of [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality, SRHR General,Asia, Pakistan, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court

Ruling in Sayed v. Sindh marks major progress in improving maternal health, especially for women living on low incomes.

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Pakistan,In the Courts, Reporting on Rights,News

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

The Center’s Work in Pakistan

Obstetric Fistula Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court, 01.20.22 Pakistan Court Orders Implementation of Measures to Address Obstetric Fistula The forgotten, rejected and [...]

COVID-19, Maternal Health,Asia, Pakistan,Engaging Policymakers,Uncategorized
Safe Abortion Through Medical Abortion and Self-Management in Select Asian Countries card link

Safe Abortion Through Medical Abortion and Self-Management in Select Asian Countries

Published collaboratively by Center for Reproductive Rights and South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI), this paper outlines the existing public health standards and the current human rights standards on abortion including medical and self-managed abortions.

Abortion,Asia, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Impact of COVID-19 on Reproductive Health and Rights in Sindh

The Center for Reproductive Rights collaborated with the Collective for Social Science Research to conduct a fact-finding on the impact of COVID-19 on the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls in [...]

COVID-19,Pakistan,Reporting on Rights,Publications

April COVID-19 Landscape: SRHR and Gendered Issues in Asia

Newsletter of the April 2020 updates regarding COVID-19’s effects on SRH services and gender issues throughout the Asia-Pacific region, more specifically: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, and the Philippines. The Nepal RHRWG, [...]

Abortion, COVID-19,Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

PAPAC Statement – COVID-19 and Postabortion Care

A statement endorsed by the Center and released by the Pakistan Alliance on Post-Abortion Care (PAPAC) calling on the government and service providers to ensure the availability of safe abortion services during the pandemic.

Abortion,Pakistan,Documents

Pakistan Court Orders Implementation of Measures to Address Obstetric Fistula

Pakistan Court Orders Implementation of Measures to Address Obstetric Fistula The Center for Reproductive rights welcomes a ruling by the Sindh High Court in Pakistan directing the government to implement measures to provide access to [...]

Maternal Health,Asia, Pakistan,In the Courts, Reporting on Rights,News

The forgotten, rejected and neglected women of Pakistan: Kiran’s story.

Government of Sindh must take action to protect the thousands of women afflicted with obstetric fistula UPDATE, January 2019: In response to the petition, the Health Department of Sindh has committed to establishing four fistula [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Pakistan,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child: Concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Pakistan

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Pakistan,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Pakistan Addresses High Rate of Fistula

Pakistan Addresses High Rate of Fistula The high court in Pakistan’s Sindh region is facing the country’s first case to seek recognition of the widespread incidence of obstetric fistula as a violation of women’s fundamental [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Pakistan,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Center in the Spotlight

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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