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Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic Consideration of the Constitutionality of the challenged provisions of the Act on Artificial Interruption of Pregnancy

Filing date: April 2007Country/Region: Slovakia Center Attorney(s): Christina Zampas Partners: 1) International Women’s Human Rights Law Clinic of the City University of New York School of Law, 2) Slovak Family Planning Association, and 3) ProChoice [...]

Abortion,Europe, Slovakia,In the Courts,Case

Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic Consideration: Amicus brief (Slovak)

Úvod1. Tieto písomné pripomienky predkladá Centrum pre reprodukčné práva v New York City a Právna klinika medzinárodných ženských ľudských práv pri Právnickej fakulte City University v New Yorku v spolupráci so Slovenskou spoločnosťou pre plánované [...]

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Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic Consideration: Amicus brief (English)

Introduction1. These written comments are submitted by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the International Women’s Human Rights Law Clinic at the City University of New York School of Law, in cooperation with the Slovak [...]

Europe, Slovakia,In the Courts,Case Document

Tysiac v. Poland: CRR Amicus Brief

Introduction1. The Center for Reproductive Rights submits these written comments pursuant to leave granted by the President of the Chamber in accordance with Rule 44 § 2 and § 4 of the Rules of the [...]

Abortion,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts, Around the World,Case Document

A.S. v. Hungary: Amicus Brief

UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMENSUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION RE:A.S. V. HUNGARYCOMMUNICATION NO: 4/2004This memorandum offers comments in the case of A.S. v. Hungary. It is submitted by the Center [...]

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

Vo. v. France: Amicus Brief

Introduction1. These written comments are submitted by the Center for Reproductive Rights pursuant to leave granted by the President of the Grand Chamber in accordance with Rule 44 § 2 of the Rules of Court. [...]

Europe, France,In the Courts,Case Document

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

The A.S. v. Hungary complaint was filed under the Optional Protocol to CEDAW on behalf of a Hungarian woman of Roma origin who was coercively sterilized in a public hospital. The complaint was filed jointly [...]

Maternal Health, Coercive Policies,Europe, Hungary, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,In the Courts,Case

European Committee of Social Rights Decision: Interights v. Croatia

The case challenged the sexual education curriculums in Croatia that are religious and ideology-based models. Such programs, while claiming to provide youth with tools to lead healthier and more moral lives, have failed to provide [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education,Europe, Croatia, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts,Case

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Vo. v. France (European Court of Human Rights)

Filing date: November 26, 2003 Country/Region: FranceCenter Attorney(s): Christina Zampas Summary: In November 2003, the Center filed an amicus brief with the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Vo v. France. The [...]

Maternal Health,Europe, France, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts,Case

Ramakant Rai v. Union of India / Amici (Supreme Court of India)

International human rights law protects the rights of women to have access to voluntary sterilization services free of coercion, discrimination, and violence. In April 2004, the Center prepared a legal memorandum on the illegality of [...]

Maternal Health, Coercive Policies,Asia, India,In the Courts,Case

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

In April 2005, the Center filed an amicus brief with the European Court of Human Rights in support of a woman, D., who alleged that Ireland’s prohibition of abortion constitutes a violation of the European [...]

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

P. and S. v. Poland (European Court of Human Rights)

European Court of Human Rights Sets Standards for the Rights of Adolescents to Reproductive Health Services  (Updated 04.01.21) The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Poland violated an adolescent’s human rights when her access to a legal [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Right to Care, Access to Quality Care,Europe, Poland,In the Courts,Case

Women’s Rights Defenders Seek Protection

Inter-American Commission Should Press Nations for Action WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is in a crucial position to bring overdue attention to the violations and abuses that women's human rights defenders [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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