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Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Nepal

The joint submission made by the Center and its local partners in July 2020 for Nepal's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council.

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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, [...]

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Supplementary Report on the Status of Adolescents’ Reproductive Rights in the Philippines: 2020 Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

The Asia Unit of the Center for Reproductive Rights together with Philippine-based partners submitted supplemental information for the adoption of the list of issues (LOI) for the Republic of the Philippines by the Committee on [...]

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The Status of Adolescents’ Reproductive Rights in the Philippines: 2020 Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

The Asia Unit of the Center for Reproductive Rights together with Philippine-based partners submitted supplemental information for the adoption of the list of issues (LOI) for the Republic of the Philippines by the Committee on [...]

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CEDAW joint NGO submission: Cambodia’s surrogacy situation and surrogacy draft law for consideration by the Committee during its 74th session

The Gender and Development for Cambodia (GADC), Gender and Development Network (GADNet), and Center for Reproductive Rights prepared this letter to assist the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee) in its review [...]

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May COVID-19 Landscape: SRHR and Gendered Issues in Asia

Newsletter of the May 2020 updates regarding COVID-19's effect 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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April COVID-19 Landscape: SRHR and Gendered Issues in Asia

Newsletter of the April 2020 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. The Nepal RHRWG, [...]

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Asia Reproductive Health Rights Working Group COVID-19 Statement

A joint statement of the Reproductive Health Rights Working Group (RHRWG) to ensure Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Rights and its continuity during the pandemic of the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) for protecting women [...]

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PAPAC Statement – COVID-19 and Postabortion Care

A statement endorsed by the Center and released by the Pakistan Alliance on Post-Abortion Care (PAPAC) calling on the government and service providers to ensure the availability of safe abortion services during the pandemic.

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SARJAI Statement on SRHR during Covid-19

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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 [...]

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Statement on COVID and SRHR

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Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

The Center for Reproductive Rights together with partners and civil society groups working in the Philippines prepared a submission to contribute to the upcoming report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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