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Submission to UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls (Joint Submission by the Center and CARE International); 01/25/21

Ensuring rights-based accountability for the sexual and reproductive health and rights of refugee and host community women and girls affected by crisis in northern Uganda The Center for Reproductive Rights and CARE International presented this submission [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Africa, Uganda,At the United Nations,Shadow Letters & Reports

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

Shadow Letter on Uganda to Universal Periodic Review

Abortion,Africa, Uganda,At the United Nations,Documents

Concluding Observations and Recommendations on the 5th Periodic State Report of the Republic of Uganda (2010-2012)

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Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Censorship, Discriminatory Policies, Maternal Health,Africa, Uganda,Engaging Policymakers,Documents

The Africa Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights: Uganda Shadow Letter

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Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Censorship, Discriminatory Policies, Maternal Health,Africa, Uganda,Engaging Policymakers,Documents
Understanding the Legal and Policy Framework on Abortion in Uganda card link

Understanding the Legal and Policy Framework on Abortion in Uganda

Abortion is legal in Uganda when done to preserve the life or mental or physical health of the pregnant woman, understood to include cases of sexual violence. However, unclear and often confusing abortion laws and [...]

Abortion,Africa, Uganda,Documents

UN Calls on Uganda to Fulfill Human Rights Obligations

One year ago, the Center for Reproductive Rights and our partner, the Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA - Uganda), submitted a joint letter to the Human Rights Council (the Council), which was about to [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies,Africa, Uganda, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Concluding Observations: Uganda, CEDAW

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Restrictions,Africa, Uganda, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Shadow Letter on Uganda to the CEDAW Committee

In September, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Uganda.  Uganda is reporting to the [...]

Africa, Uganda,At the United Nations,Documents

The Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: An Instrument for Advancing Reproductive and Sexual Rights

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Maternal Health,Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Advocacy in Whispers: The Impact of the USAID Global Gag Rule Upon Free Speech and Free Association in the Context of Abortion Law Reform in Three East African Countries (PDF)

Censorship, Global Gag Rule,Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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