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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

Shadow letter to CEDAW on the status of reproductive and sexual health and rights in Zambia

On May 26, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the 49th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on the status of reproductive and sexual health [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Africa, Zambia,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 [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

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 [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Censorship, Contraception, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,Documents

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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Center’s Shadow Letter to the Human Rights Committee on The Republic of Moldova

In October 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Moldovan Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) submitted a letter to the Country Report Task Forces of the Human Rights Committee. The objective was to encourage [...]

Abortion, Other Barriers, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception,Europe, Moldova, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Organizations Respond to U.N. Special Rapporteur’s Report

Human rights, women’s rights and health organizations released a signed letter this week in support of the report by the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Anand Grover, which was presented on October [...]

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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 [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,Documents

Amicus Brief: Gauer and Others v. France

In August 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners filed an amicus brief to the European Court of Human Rights in support of Joëlle Gauer and Others —five women with mental disabilities in [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Biased Information, Censorship, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies,Europe, France, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

The Center’s Comments to the Polish Parliament on a Proposal to Ban Abortion

The Center for Reproductive Rights and the Polish Federation for Women and Family Planning submitted these comments to members of the Polish Parliament with respect to the bill “On the Protection of Human Life from [...]

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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.