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Letter to President Obama RE Review of Helms Amendment

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

Shadow letter to CEDAW on the state of reproductive and sexual health and rights in Costa Rica

On May 25, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Asociación Colectiva por el Derecho a Decidir, the Centro de Investigación y Promoción para América Central de Derechos Humanos, Law Students for Reproductive Justice of [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica,At the United Nations,Documents

Center’s shadow letter to the ESCR Committee on Ecuador

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter for the review of Ecuador to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) during its 47th Session in December 2011. The letter discusses the [...]

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Carta sombra: Ecuador_CESCR_2011_Inglés

El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos presentó un reporte alternativo al Comité para los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales (CDESC) durante el 47 período de sesiones en diciembre de 2011. El documento reporta acerca del incumplimiento [...]

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Los derechos reproductivos son derechos humanos

Los fundamentos jurídicos de los derechos reproductivos de las mujeres se basan en una variedad de derechos humanos reconocidos por el derecho internacional de los derechos humanos. Esta publicación delinea diez de los derechos humanos [...]

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Decision: L.C. v. Peru

In a groundbreaking decision issued in L.C. v. Peru—a case brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partner organization in Peru PROMSEX—the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) ruled [...]

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Haciendo de los derechos una realidad: Resumen

El Centro ha terminado la versión en español de su serie de publicaciones, Haciendo de los Derechos una Realidad. Publicado por la primera vez en inglés en 2002, Haciendo de los Derechos una Realidad examina [...]

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Decision: Alyne da Silva Pimentel v. Brazil

In the first maternal death case to be decided by an international human rights body, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) establishes that governments have a human rights obligation [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil,In the Courts, At the United Nations,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Dignidad Negada: Violaciones de los Derechos de las Mujeres VIH-Positivas en Establecimientos de Salud Chilenos

Las mujeres representan aproximadamente el 50% de los 33,4 millones de personas que viven con VIH/SIDA en todo el mundo. Aunque el porcentaje total de mujeres que viven con VIH/SIDA se ha estabilizado en los [...]

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Supplementary information on reproductive rights in Peru for the 46th session of the CESCR

In April 2011, the Center and more than 9 Peruvian organizations and international organizations submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights assessing the situation of sexual and reproductive rights [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Reproductive Rights Violations as Torture

Far too often, women suffer violations of their reproductive rights that inflict tremendous physical and psychological pain. They may be sterilized without their consent while doctors perform a cesarean section, denied pain medication and life-saving [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Maternal Health,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Observaciones finales: Costa Rica_CEDAW_2011_Español

Observaciones finales: Costa Rica_CEDAW_2011_Español

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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