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A.S. v. Hungary (Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women)

While undergoing surgery in connection with a miscarriage in a public hospital in Hungary, A.S., a Hungarian woman of Roma origin, was asked to sign a statement of consent to a caesarean section. The statement [...]

Maternal Health, Coercive Policies,Europe, Hungary,In the Courts

D. v. Ireland / Amici (European Court of Human Rights / Ireland)

The applicant in this case, who was pregnant with twins, decided to terminate her pregnancy after learning that one fetus had died in the womb and the other had developed a fatal anomaly. Because abortion [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Ireland,In the Courts

The Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: An Instrument for Advancing Reproductive and Sexual Rights

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Maternal Health,Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Documents

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