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Fact Sheet: Syed & Others v. Sindh

The ruling in Syed & Others v. Sindh by the Sindh High Court ordered Pakistan's Sindh government to increase access to obstetric fistula repair services. The case was conceptualized by the Center's South Asia Reproductive [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Pakistan,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

Safe Abortion Through Medical Abortion and Self-Management in Select Asian Countries

Published collaboratively by Center for Reproductive Rights and South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI), this paper outlines the existing public health standards and the current human rights standards on abortion including medical and self-managed abortions.

Abortion,Asia, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in India: A Fact-Finding Study

Through a field-based study in four states--Delhi, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu--the "Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in India: A Fact-Finding Study" aims to understand and document the way in which the Indian Medical Termination [...]

Abortion,Asia, India,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Decriminalization of Abortion in Nepal: Imperative to Uphold Women’s Rights (Fact Sheet)

This 2021 fact sheet by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Forum for Women, Law and Development (FWLD) highlights the continued criminalization of women for seeking abortion beyond prescribed legal conditions despite progressive legislation that [...]

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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
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COVID-19 and Reproductive Health in Asia

Center reports and newsletters on COVID-19’s effect on sexual and reproductive health, rights and services and gender issues throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

COVID-19,Asia,Engaging Policymakers,Newsletter

Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Regulation in Nepal, 2020

The publication is jointly printed with the Center for Reproductive Rights, Ipas Nepal and the Forum for Women Law and Development.

Abortion,Nepal,Publications

Necessary legal reforms to ensure improved access to safe abortion for women and girls in Nepal

Factsheet based on fact-finding study jointly conducted by the Center and its Nepal-based implementing partner organization, Forum for Women Law and Development in 2017. The factsheet was published in 2018 and covered the key highlights [...]

Abortion,Nepal,Publications

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COVID-19 Landscape: SRHR and Gender Issues in Asia, Q4 2020

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COVID-19 Landscape: SRHR and Gender Issues in Asia Q3 2020

COVID-19,Asia,Reporting on Rights,Newsletter

Impact of COVID-19 on Reproductive Health and Rights in Sindh

The Center for Reproductive Rights collaborated with the Collective for Social Science Research to conduct a fact-finding on the impact of COVID-19 on the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls in [...]

COVID-19,Pakistan,Reporting on Rights,Publications

June COVID-19 Landscape: SRHR and Gender Issues in Asia

Newsletter of the June updates regarding COVID-19’s effects on SRH services and gender issues throughout the Asia-Pacific region, more specifically: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, and the Philippines.

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Statement from the Center for Reproductive Rights on the Trump Administration’s suspension of funding of the World Health Organization

(Geneva-New York)--The following is the statement of Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights regarding the Trump Administration’s suspension of funding of the World Health Organization (WHO). “It is irresponsible and [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Reporting on Rights,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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