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The Zika outbreak threatens dire consequences in countries that have failed to prioritize women’s health and human rights. Katia lives in El Salvador, one of several Latin American countries where the government has advised women [...]

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UN Human Rights Body Urges Russia and Moldova to Protect Reproductive Rights

This May the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR Committee) urged the governments of the Russian Federation and Republic of Moldova to promote, protect and fulfill women’s reproductive rights. The treaty [...]

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Center’s shadow letter to the ESCR Committee on The Russian Federation

In April 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the All Russian Family Planning Association (currently known as Russian Association for Population and Development - RAPD) submitted a shadow letter to the 46th session of [...]

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UN Committee Urges Russia to Fulfill Women’s Rights

During its July session, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) issued its Concluding Observations on the Russian Federation 's compliance with its obligations to respect, protect, and fulfill [...]

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