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Report Exposes Failure of Law to Address Reproductive Health Problems in India

New Delhi, India Media AdvisoryWhat:Indian release of Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives - South Asia.A groundbreaking study, this report by the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights and local [...]

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Governments Worldwide Put Emergency Contraception into Women’s Hands

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Women of the World: South Asia

Our Women of the World reports document laws and policies which impact women's reproductive and sexual health and shape their reproductive choices. Reproductive rights are internationally recognized as critical to both advancing women's human rights [...]

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R.R. v. Poland (European Court of Human Rights)

European Court of Human Rights Rules Poland’s Denial of Legal Reproductive Care Violates Human Rights  (Updated 4.01.21) The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Poland’s failure to ensure the applicant’s timely access to prenatal diagnostic examinations and information, which [...]

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Court Rejects Use of European Human Rights Law to Establish Fetal Rights

In July 2004, in a case that could have undermined abortion rights across Europe, today the European Court of Human Rights refused to treat a fetus as a person under the European Convention for the [...]

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Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting their Reproductive Lives South Asia

The Center for Reproductive Rights’ report, Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting their Reproductive Lives - South Asia, is the first extensive examination of laws and policies that influence women’s reproductive health in [...]

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South Asia Report Draws Attention to Reproductive Rights Violations

Calls on Governments to Take Immediate Steps to Protect Women’s Health and Lives New York | Read MoreSouth Asian governments must work much harder to serve the reproductive health needs and promote the autonomy of [...]

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