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U.S. Recommits to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at the UN Human Rights Council card link

U.S. Recommits to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at the UN Human Rights Council

The Biden-Harris administration took a significant step forward last week in reversing the Trump administration’s harmful policies undermining gender equity and equality when it committed to promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights in the United States and around the world. The commitment, made March 17 before [...]

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On the Adoption of the Third U.S. Universal Periodic Review

On March 17, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights and co-sponsoring organizations made remarks at the UN Human Rights Council commending the United States for supporting recommendations related to sexual and reproductive rights received in [...]

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UN Universal Periodic Review Presents Opportunity for the U.S. to Commit to Reproductive Rights as Human Rights

Next month, the Biden administration has a unique opportunity on the global stage to commit itself to protecting and promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights when it appears at the United Nations Human Rights [...]

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Leading on Normative Development at the UN Human Rights Council

The Center extensively engages at the Human Rights Council to amplify the voices and priorities of our national partners at the global level and to ensure that the strongest human rights standards, including those pertaining [...]

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The Right to Life Under International Human Rights Law

The UN Human Rights Committee, which monitors state compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, ratified by 173 countries, issued a General Comment to states on the interpretation of Article 6 of [...]

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UN Member States Make Recommendations to U.S. to Protect Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights card link

UN Member States Make Recommendations to U.S. to Protect Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Strong Recommendations Given at U.S.’s Peer Review at the UN Human Rights Council United Nations Member States from around the world yesterday strongly recommended to the United States that it act to protect sexual and [...]

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Center Urges UN Members to Consider Reproductive Rights in Assessing U.S.’s Human Rights Record

U.S. Peer Review at the UN Human Rights Council Scheduled for November 9 In preparation for the upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United States’ human rights record before the United Nations Human Rights [...]

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El Centro celebra la resolución histórica de la ONU para la protección de los derechos humanos de mujeres y niñas en crisis humanitarias

El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos reconoce la adopción, por consenso en Ginebra, de la resolución del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas (CDH) titulada "Promoción, protección y respeto del pleno disfrute de los [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Center Applauds UN’s Adoption of  Landmark Resolution on Women’s and Girls’ Human Rights in Humanitarian Situations card link

Center Applauds UN’s Adoption of Landmark Resolution on Women’s and Girls’ Human Rights in Humanitarian Situations

Resolution calls for promoting, protecting and respecting women’s and girls’ full enjoyment of human rights in humanitarian situations The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes the United Nations Human Rights Council’s (HRC) adoption by consensus in [...]

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Civil Society Statement of Solidarity with UN Special Procedures Mandate Holders

Following the U.S. government’s response to the human rights experts’ communication around abortion access in the United States in the context of COVID-19, the Center for Reproductive Rights, together with numerous other organizations, published a [...]

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Sexual and Reproductive Rights During COVID-19 Response and Beyond: Standards from the United Nations

The potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women and girls is profound. Women and girls in all regions of the world have been disproportionately affected [...]

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Request for the Convening of a Special Session on the Escalating Situation of Police Violence and Repression of Protests in the United States

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Breaking Ground 2020: Treaty Monitoring Bodies on Reproductive Rights

Breaking Ground 2020: Treaty Monitoring Bodies on Reproductive Rights summarizes the jurisprudence from United Nations treaty monitoring bodies (TMBs) on reproductive rights, particularly the standards on reproductive health information and contraception, maternal health care, and [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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