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Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Center condemns the continued use of sexual violence as a tactic of war in many contexts around the world.

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Press Releases

European Parliament Calls on U.S. to Protect Abortion Rights

Resolution expresses grave concern about the consequences to women’s rights if the U.S. Supreme Court were to revoke the constitutional right to abortion.

Abortion,Europe, United States, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

The Center to Co-Host Side Event to the UN Commission on Population and Development Session

Register to attend the Center's virtual side event to the UN's Session on Population and Development.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Events

Center and Partners Call on Europe and Broader International Community to Address the Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of Women and Girls Impacted by the Conflict in Ukraine

In a Call to Action, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined more than 60 human rights organizations to urge the European Union, Member State governments, the United Nations, other donor governments, and the broader international [...]

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Europe, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia,At the United Nations, 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

World Health Organization (WHO) Issues New Abortion Guideline

03.08.22 (STATEMENT) – Today the World Health Organization issued its new abortion guideline, which is the organization’s definitive recommendations on abortion care.  It provides recommendations on the clinical management of abortion, service delivery, as well [...]

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Center and Partners File Third-Party Submissions to European Court of Human Rights in Cases Challenging Poland’s Abortion Restrictions

The Center and international human rights partners intervene in three groups of cases challenging Poland's restrictive abortion law.

Abortion,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Story

Center’s New Report Shows Legal Influence of Landmark SRHR Cases Across the Globe

Rulings by international and regional human rights bodies have established lasting legal protections for reproductive autonomy across borders and regions.

Abortion, Maternal Health, SRHR General,Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Story

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Regression on Abortion Access Harms Women in Poland

26 January 2022 – One year after the ruling of Poland’s discredited Constitutional Tribunal banning access to abortion in almost all circumstances took effect, its devastating impact on the lives of women and all those [...]

Abortion,Europe, Poland, European Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Press Releases

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Ruling Will Help Protect Women Seeking Reproductive Health Care, Including Abortion

Ruling in case brought by the Center and partners holds El Salvador responsible for the death of Manuela, a woman imprisoned after an obstetric emergency.

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,Story

Chile Agrees to End Forced Sterilization Practices and Provide Reparations in Case at the IACHR

The agreement provides justice for Francisca--a woman with HIV forcibly sterilized in a Chilean hospital--after a years-long effort by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Vivo Positivo at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

HIV/AIDS, Discriminatory Policies, Maternal Health, Coercive Policies,Latin America & Caribbean, Chile, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,Story

Advocating for SRHR at the European Union and the Council of Europe

The Center for Reproductive Rights engages with European multilateral bodies and policy makers to advance respect and protection for sexual and reproductive health and rights. We work to ensure that European Union institutions address shortcomings [...]

Abortion,Europe, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers,Uncategorized

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 [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Global Gag Rule, Maternal Health,United States, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, U.S. Administrative Advocacy,Story

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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