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Amicus Work: Latin America and the Caribbean

Case of I.V. v. Bolivia  Inter-American Court of Human Rights (2016) Issue: Bolivia’s policy of forced sterilization  Center Position: Forced sterilization is a human rights violation. I.V., a Bolivian, sued Bolivia when she was sterilized [...]

Latin America & Caribbean, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Peru,Case Document

Submission to the CEDAW Regarding J.D. et al. v. the Czech Republic

Submission by the Center for Reproductive Rights to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Regarding J.D. et al. v. the Czech Republic, CEDAW Communication No. 102/2016, 24 November 2017

Europe, Czech Republic,At the United Nations,Legal Analyses

Call to Address Institutionalized Sexual Violence in Latin America’s Schools

Over the past decade, thousands of Latin American girls and adolescents have gone to school expecting to learn and grow in a safe, trustworthy environment. Instead, these innocent children have suffered sexual violence at the [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Latin America & Caribbean, Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, In Washington D.C.

Center for Reproductive Rights Opens New Regional Office in Colombia

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced the opening of its new regional office for Latin America and the Caribbean in Bogotá, Colombia. The Center has worked in the region for fifteen years, [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights

Czech Government Apologizes to Victims of Forced Sterilization

                The Center for Reproductive Rights congratulates the Czech Republic on being the first country in the region to acknowledge that Roma women have been forcibly sterilized. In [...]

Contraception,Europe, Czech Republic, Hungary,In the Courts, Reporting on Rights,News

Concluding Observations: Bolivia_CESCR_2001_Spanish

Concluding Observations: Bolivia_CESCR_2001_Spanish

Latin America & Caribbean, Bolivia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Shadow Report: Bolivia_CESCR_2001_Spanish

Concluding Observations: Bolivia_CESCR_2001_Spanish

Latin America & Caribbean, Bolivia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Concluding Observations: Bolivia_CESCR_2001_English

Concluding Observations: Bolivia_CESCR_2001_English

Latin America & Caribbean, Bolivia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Shadow Report: Bolivia_CESCR_2001_English

Concluding Observations: Bolivia_CESCR_2001_English

Latin America & Caribbean, Bolivia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Senate’s Vote to Repeal the Global Gag Rule

The Center for Reproductive Rights calls on President Bush to sign the bill repealing the Global Gag Rule. The President has repeatedly stated his commitment to cultivating democracy abroad and should therefore, take this opportunity [...]

Censorship, Global Gag Rule,Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Asia, China, Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Europe, Bulgaria, France, Hungary, Lithuania, Albania, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Latin America & Caribbean, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),News

Bush Administration Urged to Implement HIV/AIDS Initiative without Strings Attached

Statement of Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights "Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $15 billion HIV/AIDS plan aimed at combating the AIDS pandemic internationally over the next five years. We applaud [...]

HIV/AIDS, Right to Care,Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Asia, China, Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Europe, Bulgaria, France, Hungary, Lithuania, Albania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Latin America & Caribbean, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, United States,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives Latin America and the Caribbean

Reproductive rights are internationally recognized as critical both to advancing women's human rights and to promoting development. Governments from all over the world have, in recent years, both acknowledged and pledged to advance reproductive rights [...]

Latin America & Caribbean, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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