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10 Reasons Why Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission Harms Women

HIV-positive women increasingly face legal sanctions as a growing number of countries introduce legislation that would criminalize HIV transmission and exposure. This report outlines the ways in which these laws — rather than providing justice [...]

HIV/AIDS, Discriminatory Policies,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Documents

World Abortion Laws 2009 Fact Sheet

Currently, 61% of the world's people live in countries where induced abortion is permitted either for a wide range of reasons or without restriction as to reason. In contrast, about 26% of all people reside [...]

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

Nepal: Ensure Reproductive Healthcare for Every Woman

Seven years ago this month, on September 27, 2002, Nepal took a historic step forward for women by decriminalizing abortion. The Center is now calling on the country to take concrete steps to fulfill its [...]

Abortion, Other Barriers, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized

Rapport Alternatif: Benin_Committee on the Rights of the Child_1999_French

Concluding Observations: Benin_Committee on the Rights of the Child_1999_French

Africa, Benin, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Rapport Alternatif: Kenya_African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights_2007_French

Rapport Alternatif: Kenya_African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights_2007_French

Africa, Kenya, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Rapport Alternatif: Senegal_CESCR_2001_French

Concluding Observations: Senegal_CESCR_2001_French

Africa, Senegal, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Réclamons nos droits: Survivre à la grossesse et à l’accouchement au Mali

Réclamons nos droits: Survivre à la grossesse et à l’accouchement au Mali2003 MATERNITÉ SANS RISQUE

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Mali,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Court Orders Nepal to Improve Women’s Access to Abortion

Government must set up abortion fund and promote availability of abortion services New York—Today, Nepal’s Supreme Court ordered the Nepal government to enact a comprehensive abortion law to guarantee that women have access to safe [...]

Abortion,Asia, Nepal,Uncategorized

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

The Center at CSW 2009

Why should reproductive rights be on the HIV/AIDS agenda? How do we hold governments accountable for the rights violations HIV-positive women suffer every day? The Center, drawing on its expertise in human rights law and [...]

Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Latin America & Caribbean, Chile, United States, Accountability Bodies,At the United Nations

Rights of HIV+ Women in Kenya

Women living with HIV in Kenya who seek medical care suffer multiple human rights violations and encounter daunting barriers to quality healthcare. The Center will highlight findings from its new report At Risk: Rights Violations [...]

HIV/AIDS,Africa, Kenya,Reporting on Rights,News

New Case against Moldova

Z., a young pregnant woman from one of Moldova's poorest regions, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for having an abortion at home. , On February 9, 2009, the Center for Reproductive Rights and [...]

Abortion,Europe, Moldova,In the Courts

Time to Abandon Female Genital Mutilation

Today, on the Day for the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the Center for Reproductive Rights calls on governments worldwide to take immediate steps to end the practice.  They must enact and implement laws [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation,Africa

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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