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Need of Separate Law on Abortion in Nepal, 2015

Publication developed by the Center and jointly published by Reproductive Health Rights Working Groups (RHRWG). The fact sheet presents why specific and comprehensive law on safe abortion is necessary in Nepal and what would be [...]

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Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Regulation in Nepal, 2020

The publication is jointly printed with the Center for Reproductive Rights, Ipas Nepal and the Forum for Women Law and Development.

Abortion,Nepal,Publications

Necessary legal reforms to ensure improved access to safe abortion for women and girls in Nepal

Factsheet based on fact-finding study jointly conducted by the Center and its Nepal-based implementing partner organization, Forum for Women Law and Development in 2017. The factsheet was published in 2018 and covered the key highlights [...]

Abortion,Nepal,Publications

The Center’s Work in Nepal

The Center has been actively engaged in the reproductive health and rights movement in Nepal since 2000. The Center had been actively engaged in Nepal for removal of the general ban on abortion in Sept. 2002; [...]

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April COVID-19 Landscape: SRHR and Gendered Issues in Asia

Newsletter of the April 2020 updates regarding COVID-19’s effects on SRH services and gender issues throughout the Asia-Pacific region, more specifically: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, and the Philippines. The Nepal RHRWG, [...]

Abortion,Bangladesh,Documents

Asia Reproductive Health Rights Working Group COVID-19 Statement

A joint statement of the Reproductive Health Rights Working Group (RHRWG) to ensure Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Rights and its continuity during the pandemic of the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) for protecting women [...]

Abortion,Nepal,Documents

Nepal Enacts Legislation to Protect Women’s Rights to Bodily Autonomy

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes Nepal's official enactment of the “Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights Act, 2018” (RH Act). The act has been endorsed by President Bidhya Devi Bhandari of Nepal, [...]

Right to Care,Nepal,Engaging Policymakers,News

Ending Impunity for Child Marriage in Nepal

  Despite penal provisions criminalizing child marriage in Nepal, child marriage has been practiced for generations. Globally, Nepal has one of the highest rates of child marriage globally: 37% of Nepali women aged 20-24 years [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Asia,Engaging Policymakers,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child: Concluding observations on the third to fifth periodic reports of Nepal

Adolescent SRHR,Asia,At the United Nations,Documents

Shadow Letter on Nepal to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Adolescent SRHR,Asia,At the United Nations,Documents

Nepal Acknowledges Urgent Need to Eliminate Child Marriage and Violence Against Women and Girls at the Human Rights Council

Nepal Acknowledges Urgent Need to Eliminate Child Marriage and Violence Against Women and Girls at Human Rights Council (PRESS RELEASE) Nepal accepted recommendations from three countries to expedite the elimination of child marriage and effectively [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Asia,At the United Nations,News

Nepalese Migrant Worker Free After Wrongful Imprisonment in Malaysia

Nepalese Migrant Worker Free After Wrongful Imprisonment in Malaysia Nirmala Thape has been set free following a yearlong ordeal during which she was wrongfully arrested and imprisoned after having an abortion in Malaysia. The 24-year-old [...]

Abortion,Asia,In the Courts

Fighting for Girlhood

Fighting for Girlhood Child marriage violates the rights of millions across the world each year. But the UN just took notable steps to end its ravages. At age 15, Gita should have been cramming for [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Asia,Engaging Policymakers,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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