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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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Advancing SRHR in Nepal Through Events and Collaborations

Center experts and leaders collaborate on improving and expanding SRHR in Nepal.

SRHR General,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Story

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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Nepal Workshop Advances Judicial Officers’ Knowledge of Reproductive Health Rights Issues card link

Nepal Workshop Advances Judicial Officers’ Knowledge of Reproductive Health Rights Issues

Center co-hosts event at the Nepal National Judicial Academy.

SRHR General,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Events

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

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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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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

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.

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In Nepal, the Center and Partners Celebrate International Women’s Day with “F for Feminism” Event

Fact sheet on medical abortion in Asian countries also launched at the March event.

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

High Court of Kenya in Malindi Ruling in PAK and Salim Mohammed vs. the Attorney General and 3 others

In this ruling on March 24, 2022, the High Court of Kenya in Malindi affirmed the right to abortion under the Constitution and directed Parliament to enact reforms. The ruling was in the case, PAK [...]

Abortion, Other Barriers,Africa, Kenya,In the Courts,Case Document

Kenyan High Court Affirms the Right to Abortion Under the Constitution and Directs Parliament to Enact Reforms

Landmark ruling in case defending a minor and a clinician will protect patients and providers from arrest and prosecution for seeking and providing abortion services.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers,Africa, Kenya,In the Courts,Story

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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