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Advocating for SRHR at the European Union and the Council of Europe

The Center for Reproductive Rights engages with European multilateral bodies and policy makers to advance respect and protection for sexual and reproductive health and rights. We work to ensure that European Union institutions address shortcomings [...]

Abortion,Europe, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers,Uncategorized

Submission on Poland to Committee of Ministers (January 2021)

01/29/21--The Center for Reproductive Rights and the Federation for Women and Family Planning submit updated information to the Committee of Ministers regarding Poland’s implementation of three judgments of the European Court of Human Rights regarding access to [...]

Abortion,Europe, Poland, European Human Rights System,In the Courts,Documents

Submission on Poland to Committee of Ministers (February 2021)

02/24/21--Submission by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Federation for Women and Family Planning of brief supplemental information to the Communication under Rule 9(2) of the Rules of the Committee of Ministers in the cases [...]

Abortion,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts,Documents

Submission to the European Court of Human Rights regarding B.B. v. Poland (ECHR, App. No. 67171/17)

Submission by the Center for Reproductive Rights to the European Court of Human Rights regarding B.B. v. Poland (ECHR, App. No. 67171/17), 24 September 2020

Abortion,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Groups Urge Poland to Implement the European Court of Human Rights’ Judgments and Ensure Women’s Access to Legal Reproductive Health Care

GENEVA - The Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers has again expressed serious concerns about Poland’s longstanding failure to ensure that women and girls in Poland can access legal abortion care in practice. In two [...]

Abortion,European Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Joint Submission on Poland to Committee of Ministers (January 2020)

Communication under Rule 9(2) of the Rules of the Committee of Ministers in the cases Tysiąc v. Poland (App. No. 5410/03), R.R. v.Poland (Appl. No. 37617/04) and P. and S. v. Poland (App. No. 57375/08)

Abortion,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts,Documents

Joint submission to the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers regarding implementation of P&S v. Poland (2019)

Abortion,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts,Documents

Council of Europe Decision Calls on Poland to Immediately Grant Women Access to Legal Abortion Care and Services

Council of Europe Decision Calls on Poland to Immediately Grant Women Access to Legal Abortion Care and Services (PRESS RELEASE)The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today called on Poland to immediately put [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Joint submission to the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers regarding implementation of P&S v. Poland (2018)

Abortion,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts,Documents

Joint Statement: Welcoming the Gains of Women’s and Girl’s Rights at the 38th Session of the Human Rights Council

The Center for Reproductive Rights, the Sexual Rights Initiative, the Association for Progressive Communications, the International Service for Human Rights, the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education, the World Young Women Christian Association welcome the major [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Addressing Medical Professionals’ Refusals to Provide Abortion Care on Grounds of Conscience or Religion

In many European countries where abortion is legal, domestic laws and regulations allow medical professionals to refuse to provide abortion care or other forms of reproductive health care on grounds of conscience or religion. However, [...]

Abortion, Other Barriers,Europe, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Over 200 Sexual Reproductive Right’s NGOs Call for Polish Parliament to Protect Women’s Health and Rights

Proposed Bill Continues Roll Back on Reproductive Rights Poland’s Parliament should listen to the voices of women across Poland and reject a regressive legislative proposal that would erode reproductive rights, over 200 human and women’s [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Joint Civil Society Statement: Polish Parliament Must Protect Women’s Health and Rights

Abortion, Legal Protections,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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