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Bill Would Decriminalize Abortion in Malta, the Only EU Country with a Total Abortion Ban

‬Malta is the only country in the European Union that bans abortion in all circumstances. But a bill recently introduced in Parliament would change that.

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Joint submission to the Human Rights Committee for the list of issues on Croatia (2019)

Abortion, Maternal Health,Europe, Croatia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Around the World,Documents

Croatian Court Reaffirms Constitutionality of Women’s Access to Abortion

Croatian Court Reaffirms Constitutionality of Women’s Access to Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia reaffirmed the constitutionality of access to abortion. The Constitutional Court decision rejected claims made by [...]

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Center Submission regarding Constitutionality of Croatia’s Act on Health Measures for the Realization of the Right to Freely Decide on the Childbirth

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, HIV/AIDS, Discriminatory Policies,Europe, Croatia,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Submission to CEDAW for the periodic review of Croatia (2015)

Abortion, Sex Education, Assisted Reproduction, Contraception, Maternal Health,Europe, Croatia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Around the World,Documents

U.N. Committee Calls on Croatia to Expand Reproductive Health Services and End Discrimination Against Women

U.N. Committee Calls on Croatia to Expand Reproductive Health Services and End Discrimination Against Women (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) has called on the Croatian [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe, Croatia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,News

Shadow Letters Bring Reproductive Rights to Light

The Center celebrated the recent concluding observations on Ecuador, Croatia and Moldova from the U.N. Human Rights Committee, which reaffirm the obligation of these states to guarantee reproductive rights. The Committee's concluding observations responded directly [...]

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Center Submission for the Human Rights Committee’s Review of Croatia (2009)

In 2009, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Croatia.  The shadow letter discussed the state’s systematic failure to provide comprehensive sexual [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Discriminatory Policies,Europe, Croatia,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Human Rights Committee Reviews Croatia

In March and September of 2009, the Center for Reproductive Rights, together with the Center for Education, Counseling and Research (CESI), and Interights, submitted shadow letters on Croatia to the United Nations Human Rights Committee, [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Discriminatory Policies,Europe, Croatia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Reporting on Rights

Croatia is Condemned by European Social Rights Body for Homophobic School Text Books

(PRESS RELEASE) The European Committee of Social Rights, which monitors state compliance with the European Social Charter, has found that Croatia's limited curriculum covering sex education discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation. The Committee [...]

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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 [...]

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Center Submission for the Human Rights Committee’s Review of Croatia (2001)

Concluding Observations: Croatia_Human Rights Committee_2001_English

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U.S.-based Sex-Ed Program Challenged in International Human Rights Case: Center Charges that Croatia is Endangering the Lives of its Young People

In October 2007, the Center for Reproductive Rights along with partners filed the first human rights legal challenge to a faith-based sex-education program based in the U.S. The program, TeenSTAR, promotes abstinence, discourages the use [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education,Europe, Croatia,In the Courts

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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