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May COVID-19 Landscape: SRHR and Gendered Issues in Asia

Newsletter of the May 2020 updates regarding COVID-19's effect on SRH services and gender issues throughout the Asia-Pacific region, more specifically:  India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, and the Philippines.

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April COVID-19 Landscape: SRHR and Gendered Issues in Asia

Newsletter of the April 2020 updates regarding COVID-19’s effects on SRH services and gender issues throughout the Asia-Pacific region, more specifically: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, and the Philippines. The Nepal RHRWG, [...]

Abortion, COVID-19,Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka,Documents

Asia Reproductive Health Rights Working Group COVID-19 Statement

A joint statement of the Reproductive Health Rights Working Group (RHRWG) to ensure Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Rights and its continuity during the pandemic of the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) for protecting women [...]

Abortion, COVID-19,Nepal,Documents

PAPAC Statement – COVID-19 and Postabortion Care

A statement endorsed by the Center and released by the Pakistan Alliance on Post-Abortion Care (PAPAC) calling on the government and service providers to ensure the availability of safe abortion services during the pandemic.

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SARJAI Statement on SRHR during Covid-19

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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

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.

State Kemp Kasten Amendment Determination

   

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

Human Rights Committee joint submission Italy

   

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

Kathmandu Call for Action to End Child Marriage in South Asia

On November 7, 2014, over 65 regional stakeholders in South Asia endorsed a document named the “Kathmandu Call for Action to End Child Marriage in South Asia”, which makes an appeal to governments in the [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Nepal,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Whose Right to Life? Women’s Rights and Prenatal Protections under Human Rights and Comparative Law

The right to life is a fundamental human right, central to the enjoyment of all other human rights. International human rights law recognizes this basic right begins at birth, and international and regional human rights [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health,United States, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive Rights: A Tool for Monitoring State Obligations

The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights. The tool outlines State obligations under international and regional human rights law on a range [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Censorship, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, 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.