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Joint submission to the Constitutional Court of Romania regarding the constitutionality of Article 7(1)(e) of Law 87/2020

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U.N. Human Rights Council Grills U.S. on Reproductive Rights

U.N. Human Rights Council Grills U.S. on Reproductive Rights Governments question U.S. for denying foreign assistance to women in need of safe abortion services (PRESS RELEASE) Governments this week asked the United States to explain [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe, Romania, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,News

U.N. Committee Finds Women in the Philippines Face Reproductive Rights Violations and Discrimination

U.N. Committee Finds Women in the Philippines Face Reproductive Rights Violations and Discrimination The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Calls on the Filipino Government to Guarantee Universal Access to Modern Contraceptives and [...]

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U.N. Committee Denounces Romania for Denying Women Reproductive Health Care

U.N. Committee Denounces Romania for Denying Women Reproductive Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (U.N. CESCR) has called on the Romanian government to revise its laws and policies [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe, Romania, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,News

UN Body Slams Abortion Laws

UN Body Slams Abortion Laws This month, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee) condemned Hungary for two types of abortion restrictions that are on the rise both in Europe [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,Europe, Hungary, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,News

Shadow Letter on Hungary to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

In January, the Center for Reproductive Rights and its Hungarian partner, PATENT Association, submitted a shadow letter to the 54th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on the situation of [...]

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European Court of Human Rights Finds Slovakia violated Romani women’s rights in another involuntary sterilization case

European Court of Human Rights Finds Slovakia violated Romani women’s rights (PRESS RELEASE) Today the European Court of Human Rights re-affirmed its recognition of involuntary sterilization of Romani women as a major human rights violation [...]

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PUBLIC SERVICE EUROPE: Spain and Romania Backslide on Abortion

Spain and Romania Backslide on Abortion by Nancy Northup, President & CEO at the Center for Reproductive Rights In recent decades—as an overwhelming preponderance of evidence has established an inextricable link between the availability of [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Romanian Officials to Consider New Abortion Law Requiring Five-Day ‘Reflection Period’ and Biased Counseling

Global human rights advocates call on Romanian government to reject extreme proposal (PRESS RELEASE) Nearly 40 international and European human rights organizations have joined together to urge Romanian officials to reject a proposed law that [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Biased Information, Censorship,Europe, Romania,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

Toward Freedom: Eastern Europe’s Conservative Crackdown on Reproductive Freedom

By Jake Blumgart "Across Eastern and Central Europe, as unemployment surges and the European Union dithers, nationalist conservative and far right parties are on the march. Emboldened right-wing leaders are resurrecting debates around abortion and [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Hungary, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Center in the Spotlight

New Hungarian Constitution Puts Reproductive Rights at Risk

On April 18th the Hungarian parliament passed a new constitution by a vote of 262 to 44, with 1 abstention. The new constitution contains numerous discriminatory and problematic provisions that have been criticized by civil [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Hungary,Uncategorized

Abortion under Attack in Hungary

Safe and legal abortion is under threat in Hungary, where the government is proposing constitutional reforms. These reforms include the drafting of a new constitution that contains language protecting the right to life from the [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Contraception, Maternal Health,Europe, Hungary, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

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 [...]

Abortion,Europe, Hungary, 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.

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