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Joint submission to the Constitutional Court of Romania regarding the constitutionality of Article 7(1)(e) of Law 87/2020

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education,Europe, Romania,Around the World,Documents

Joint submission to the Human Rights Committee for the list of issues on Croatia (2019)

Abortion, Maternal Health,Europe, Croatia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Around the World,Documents

Croatian Court Reaffirms Constitutionality of Women’s Access to Abortion

Croatian Court Reaffirms Constitutionality of Women’s Access to Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia reaffirmed the constitutionality of access to abortion. The Constitutional Court decision rejected claims made by [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,Europe, Croatia,In the Courts,News

Center Submission regarding Constitutionality of Croatia’s Act on Health Measures for the Realization of the Right to Freely Decide on the Childbirth

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, HIV/AIDS, Discriminatory Policies,Europe, Croatia,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Submission to CEDAW for the periodic review of Croatia (2015)

Abortion, Sex Education, Assisted Reproduction, Contraception, Maternal Health,Europe, Croatia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Around the World,Documents

U.N. Committee Calls on Croatia to Expand Reproductive Health Services and End Discrimination Against Women

U.N. Committee Calls on Croatia to Expand Reproductive Health Services and End Discrimination Against Women (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) has called on the Croatian [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe, Croatia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,News

U.N. Human Rights Council Grills U.S. on Reproductive Rights

U.N. Human Rights Council Grills U.S. on Reproductive Rights Governments question U.S. for denying foreign assistance to women in need of safe abortion services (PRESS RELEASE) Governments this week asked the United States to explain [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe, Romania, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,News

U.N. Committee Finds Women in the Philippines Face Reproductive Rights Violations and Discrimination

U.N. Committee Finds Women in the Philippines Face Reproductive Rights Violations and Discrimination The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Calls on the Filipino Government to Guarantee Universal Access to Modern Contraceptives and [...]

Europe, Romania, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

U.N. Committee Denounces Romania for Denying Women Reproductive Health Care

U.N. Committee Denounces Romania for Denying Women Reproductive Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (U.N. CESCR) has called on the Romanian government to revise its laws and policies [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe, Romania, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,News

European Court of Human Rights Finds Slovakia violated Romani women’s rights in another involuntary sterilization case

European Court of Human Rights Finds Slovakia violated Romani women’s rights (PRESS RELEASE) Today the European Court of Human Rights re-affirmed its recognition of involuntary sterilization of Romani women as a major human rights violation [...]

Maternal Health, Coercive Policies,Europe, Romania, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts

PUBLIC SERVICE EUROPE: Spain and Romania Backslide on Abortion

Spain and Romania Backslide on Abortion by Nancy Northup, President & CEO at the Center for Reproductive Rights In recent decades—as an overwhelming preponderance of evidence has established an inextricable link between the availability of [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR,Europe, Romania, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Center in the Spotlight

Romanian Officials to Consider New Abortion Law Requiring Five-Day ‘Reflection Period’ and Biased Counseling

Global human rights advocates call on Romanian government to reject extreme proposal (PRESS RELEASE) Nearly 40 international and European human rights organizations have joined together to urge Romanian officials to reject a proposed law that [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Biased Information, Censorship,Europe, Romania,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

Shadow Letters Bring Reproductive Rights to Light

The Center celebrated the recent concluding observations on Ecuador, Croatia and Moldova from the U.N. Human Rights Committee, which reaffirm the obligation of these states to guarantee reproductive rights. The Committee's concluding observations responded directly [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare,Europe, Croatia, Moldova, Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Shadow Letters & Reports

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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