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Letter to President Obama RE Review of Helms Amendment

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Center’s Shadow Letter to the Human Rights Committee on The Republic of Moldova

In October 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Moldovan Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) submitted a letter to the Country Report Task Forces of the Human Rights Committee. The objective was to encourage [...]

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Amicus Brief: Gauer and Others v. France

In August 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners filed an amicus brief to the European Court of Human Rights in support of Joëlle Gauer and Others —five women with mental disabilities in [...]

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The Center’s Comments to the Polish Parliament on a Proposal to Ban Abortion

The Center for Reproductive Rights and the Polish Federation for Women and Family Planning submitted these comments to members of the Polish Parliament with respect to the bill “On the Protection of Human Life from [...]

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UN Concluding Observations: Russia, 2011

The U.N. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights released their concluding observations from the 46th session on the fifth periodic report of the Russian Federation on May 20, 2011. The Center for Reproductive Rights [...]

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UN Concluding Observations: The Republic of Moldova

The U.N. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights released their concluding observations from the 46th session on the second periodic report of the Republic of Moldova on July 12, 2011. The Center for Reproductive [...]

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Call for Applications for the Women’s Human Rights Training Institute, 2011-2013

The Women’s Human Rights Training Institute (WHRTI) was founded in 2004 as a first-of-its-kind program aimed at building the capacity of young lawyers from Central and Eastern European and the Newly Independent States for litigation [...]

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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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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Center’s shadow letter to the ESCR Committee on The Republic of Moldova

In April 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Moldovan Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) submitted a shadow letter to the 46th session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR Committee) [...]

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RR v. Poland, S&T v. Poland, and Z v. Poland – Polish Language Litigation Briefing Series (PDF)

Poland has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in Europe. R.R. v. Poland, S &, T v. Poland and Z v. Poland, three pending cases before the European Court of Human Rights, filed by [...]

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Comments to Hungarian Parliament Re: Draft Constitution

The Hungarian Women’s Lobby and the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted these comments to the members of the Hungarian Parliament responsible for drafting the Constitution in March 2011. The comments focus on the provision under [...]

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European Constitutions Right to Life

This document lists the international, regional and national legal provisions of the right to life in Europe and ratified by Hungary.  

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Reproductive Rights Violations as Torture

Far too often, women suffer violations of their reproductive rights that inflict tremendous physical and psychological pain. They may be sterilized without their consent while doctors perform a cesarean section, denied pain medication and life-saving [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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