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African Committee Recommends Tanzania Reform Policies That Barred Pregnant Girls from School card link

African Committee Recommends Tanzania Reform Policies That Barred Pregnant Girls from School

Ruling by ACERWC in case brought by the Center and its partner marks a victory for adolescent girls in Tanzania and beyond.

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Tanzania, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,In the Courts,Story

ACERWC Ruling in Legal and Human Rights Centre and Centre for Reproductive Rights v United Republic of Tanzania

On September 15, 2022, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) issued this decision, Communication No: 0012/Com/001/2019 Decision No 002/2022, in the case Legal and Human Rights Centre [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Tanzania,In the Courts,Case Document

ACERWC Recommends Tanzania Reform Education Policy That Violates Rights of Pregnant and Married Adolescent Girls

DAR-ES-SALAAM, Sept 18, 2022: Today, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC, also “the Committee”), found that the United Republic of Tanzania violated multiple human rights and gender [...]

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Global Trends: Abortion Rights 2022

An infographic showing the global trends in abortion rights.

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With its Regression on Abortion Rights, the U.S. is a Global Outlier

The United States is one of only four countries that has rolled back abortion rights since 1994.

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Global Trends: Abortion Rights 2022 card link

Global Trends: Abortion Rights 2022

An infographic showing the global trends in abortion rights.

Abortion,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Statement by Martin Onyango on the Sierra Leone President’s Announcement Backing a Risk-free Motherhood Bill

Statement on President Julius Maada Bio’s announcement during the 10th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights that the government intends to unanimously back a bill on risk-free motherhood.

SRHR General,Africa,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Press Releases

Aligning the Penal Code to the Constitution: The Malindi High Court Decision on the Question of Abortion in Kenya (Factsheet)

The case of PAK and Salim Mohammed v. Attorney General and Three Others, Malindi High Court

Abortion,Africa, Kenya,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

New Report Examines Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Five African Countries card link

New Report Examines Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Five African Countries

Report by Center and partners also outlines recommendations for governments to improve access to SRHR services.

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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda

This report by the Center for Reproductive Rights, the African Population and Health Research Center, and partners reveals that women and girls from low-income backgrounds in five African countries faced multiple barriers in accessing sexual and [...]

COVID-19, SRHR General,Africa,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Report: Poor Policies Contributed to Spike in Unintended Pregnancies and Unsafe Abortions at the Height of COVID-19 Pandemic in Five African Countries

NAIROBI, 19 May 2022- A new report reveals that women and girls from households living on lower incomes in five African countries faced multiple barriers in accessing sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services at the [...]

SRHR General,Africa, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda,Reporting on Rights,Press Releases

Pilot Program at Uganda Refugee Settlement Improves Delivery of SRHR Services

New report outlines how a “circle of accountability” program by the Center and CARE Uganda brought refugee and host women and girls closer to decisions impacting their lives.

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Africa, Uganda,Reporting on Rights,Story

Implementing Rights-based Accountability for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Humanitarian Settings (Report)

Read the report of the pilot study conducted by the Center and CARE International in Uganda.

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Africa, Uganda,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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