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Factsheet: India MTP Amendment Act (2021) card link

Factsheet: India MTP Amendment Act (2021)

This Center factsheet, released in September 2022, outlines and analyzes India's 2021 MTP Amendment Act, which aimed to reform the country's 50-year-old abortion law, the 1971 Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.

Abortion, Legal Protections, Other Barriers,Asia, India,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Global Trends: Abortion Rights 2022

An infographic showing the global trends in abortion rights.

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

Global Trends: Abortion Rights 2022

An infographic showing the global trends in abortion rights.

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

Joint Submission to Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan

The Center for Reproductive Rights and Aahung, a Karachi-based NGO, presented this joint submission on July 13, 2022, to supplement the report of the Government of Pakistan scheduled for review in the 42nd session of [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality, SRHR General,Asia, Pakistan, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI)

SARJAI network has been the catalyst for Center’s capacity building work in the region by bringing like-minded lawyers and academics together to promote accountability for reproductive rights violations.

Asia,Around the World,Uncategorized
Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Philippines by the Center and Partners, 03/29/2022 card link

Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Philippines by the Center and Partners, 03/29/2022

The Center submitted the report Report on Philippines’ Compliance with its Human Rights Obligations in the Area of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights to the 41st Session of the UPR Working Group of the [...]

SRHR General,Asia, Philippines,At the United Nations,Documents

The Center’s Work in Nepal

The Center has been working to advance reproductive health and rights in Nepal since 2000, including the landmark case Lakshmi v. Nepal that recognized abortion as a constitutional right.

Abortion,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

The Center’s Work in the Philippines card link

The Center’s Work in the Philippines

The Center has been working actively in the Philippines for more than a decade. It has conducted advocacy before United Nations human rights bodies and conducted fact-finding missions and outreach to local advocates and law and policymakers.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Philippines,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized

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

The Center’s Work in Pakistan

Obstetric Fistula Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court, 01.20.22 Pakistan Court Orders Implementation of Measures to Address Obstetric Fistula The forgotten, rejected and [...]

COVID-19, Maternal Health,Asia, Pakistan,Engaging Policymakers,Uncategorized

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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