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Paola vs Ecuador: La Educación Sexual y Reproductiva como Derecho Esencial para Prevenir la Violencia Sexual

(Spanish language publication) In a landmark ruling in Paola Guzmán Albarracín v. Ecuador, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights established legally binding standards to prevent sexual violence and harassment in schools throughout Latin America and the [...]

Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

Son Niñas: Violaciones a los Derechos Reproductivos en América Latina y el Caribe

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Ecuador, Guatemala, Nicaragua,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Réclamons nos droits: Survivre à la grossesse et à l’accouchement au Mali

Réclamons nos droits: Survivre à la grossesse et à l’accouchement au Mali2003 MATERNITÉ SANS RISQUE

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Mali,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Breaking the Silence: The Global Gag Rule’s Impact on Unsafe Abortion

Executive Summary Every year, twenty million—mostly poor—women around the world are driven to unsafe abortion. More than 95% of these abortions occur in low-income countries. And every year, complications from these procedures claim the lives [...]

Abortion, Censorship, Global Gag Rule,Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C., Reporting on Rights,Publications

Claiming Our Rights: Surviving Pregnancy and Childbirth in Mali

The right to survive pregnancy and childbirth is grounded in women’s right to life, the most fundamental of human rights guarantees. This right remains unrealized in Mali, where pregnancy and childbirth take the lives of [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Mali,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Common Reproductive Health Concerns in Anglophone Africa

May 2002 Key findings and regional trends from Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives, Anglophone Africa Progess Report 2001, reveal the continuing gaps in governments’ compliance with international standards on [...]

Maternal Health,Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives Francophone Africa

Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives - Francophone Africa, is the result of an in-depth examination of the laws and policies affecting women's reproductive health and rights in seven countries [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Senegal,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives Anglophone Africa

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 [...]

Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Sex Education, Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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