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Tysiac v. Poland: Decision of the Court

PROCEDURE1. The case originated in an application (no. 5410/03) against the Republic of Poland lodged with the Court under Article 34 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (“the Convention”) [...]

Europe, Poland,In the Courts,Documents

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

Shadow Letter: Poland_Committee on the Rights of the Child_2002_English

Concluding Observations: Poland_Committee on the Rights of the Child_2002_English

Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

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 [...]

Maternal Health,Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Tysiac v. Poland (European Court of Human Rights)

In September 2005, the Center filed an amicus brief on behalf of Tysiac—a visually impaired Polish woman who was denied access to legal abortion on health grounds—arguing for States’ duty to ensure effective access to [...]

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

For Teen Girl in Poland, Even a Legal Abortion Is Hard to Get

For Teen Girl in Poland, Even a Legal Abortion Is Hard to Get P (formerly referred to using the psuedo name Agata), a 14-year-old girl was legally entitled to an abortion under Polish law. But [...]

Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR,Europe, Poland,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

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