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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

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 [...]

Abortion,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

The Center’s Work in India

Since the launch of the report Women of the World South Asia (2004), the Center has engaged in sustained efforts to improve access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) as human rights in [...]

Asia, India,Engaging Policymakers,Uncategorized

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

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

Statement on India’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy Amendment

This week, India’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill 2020 (‘MTP Bill’) was introduced and passed by the Upper House of the Parliament. The Bill amends the 50-year-old MTP Act, 1971, which sets the conditions, [...]

Abortion,Asia, India,Engaging Policymakers,News

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 [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Global Gag Rule, Maternal Health,United Nations,At the United Nations,News

Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos condena a Ecuador y garantiza los derechos sexuales y reproductivos de las niñas en toda América Latina

Por primera vez la Corte IDH decide sobre un caso de violencia sexual contra niñas y adolescentes en el ámbito educativo y crea estándares para protegerlas de abuso en toda la región. El Centro de [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Landmark Ruling by Inter-American Court of Human Rights Sets International Standards to Prevent Sexual Violence in Schools

In a landmark ruling with wide-reaching impact, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights established legally binding standards to prevent sexual violence and harassment in schools throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and held Ecuador responsible [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

STATEMENT: Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns the United States’ Withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO)

Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, in response to the United States’ withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO): “The Center for Reproductive Rights condemns the Trump administration’s unjustified and harmful withdrawal from the World Health Organization [...]

Accountability Bodies,Around the World,News

Groups Urge Poland to Implement the European Court of Human Rights’ Judgments and Ensure Women’s Access to Legal Reproductive Health Care

GENEVA - The Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers has again expressed serious concerns about Poland’s longstanding failure to ensure that women and girls in Poland can access legal abortion care in practice. In two [...]

Abortion,European Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

El Salvador: Grupo de Trabajo de Naciones Unidas afirma que mujeres que sufrieron emergencias obstétricas son víctimas de detenciones arbitrarias

ORGANIZACIONES LLAMAN AL ESTADO SALVADOREÑO A ACOGER LAS RECOMENDACIONES DEL ORGANISMO INTERNACIONAL El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos (CRR, por sus siglas en inglés), Women’s Equality Center (WEC), la Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto, [...]

Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Emblemático caso en la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos transformará los derechos de las niñas en la región

El caso establecerá estándares internacionales para proteger el derecho a la autonomía y prevenir la violencia sexual en el contexto educativo San José- Guayaquil-Nueva York, (PRESS RELEASE). El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos y el Centro [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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