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In Nepal, the Center and Partners Celebrate International Women’s Day with “F for Feminism” Event card link

In Nepal, the Center and Partners Celebrate International Women’s Day with “F for Feminism” Event

Fact sheet on medical abortion in Asian countries also launched at the March event.

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The Center’s Work in Nepal

The Center has been working to advance reproductive health and rights in Nepal since 2000, including the landmark case Lakshmi v. Nepal that recognized abortion as a constitutional right.

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Center Holds SRHR Capacity Building Workshop for Journalists in Nepal

The workshop aimed to strengthen the capacity of the journalists in the legal and policy framework of SRHR.

SRHR General,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Events

New Litigation Filed to Decriminalize Abortion in Nepal

Petition at the Supreme Court of Nepal seeks to hold government accountable for its commitments to abortion rights and access.

Abortion,Asia, Nepal,In the Courts,Story

Center Co-hosts Workshop in Nepal for Youth Champions of SRHR

Sessions aim to strengthen the capacity of young leaders to advance legal protections for sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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Safe Abortion Through Medical Abortion and Self-Management in Select Asian Countries card link

Safe Abortion Through Medical Abortion and Self-Management in Select Asian Countries

Published collaboratively by Center for Reproductive Rights and South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI), this paper outlines the existing public health standards and the current human rights standards on abortion including medical and self-managed abortions.

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Nepal Agrees to Decriminalize Abortion and Protect SRHR

Nepal accepts recommendations from its Universal Periodic Review before the UN Human Rights Council to protect the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls.

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Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Nepal

The joint submission made by the Center and its local partners in July 2020 for Nepal's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Reproductive Health and Rights Related Decisions by the Supreme Court of Nepal (Nepali Version)

The Supreme Court of Nepal has issued several positive judgments and landmark decisions in the field of reproductive health and rights.  These judgments and decisions have helped ensure women’s reproductive health and rights under the [...]

Asia, Nepal,In the Courts,Case Document

Supreme Court of Nepal Decision: Lakshmi v. Government of Nepal

In a landmark decision issued on May 20, 2009, Nepal’s Supreme Court directed the government – specifically the Office of the Prime Minister and the Cabinet, the Ministry of Health and Population, the Ministry of [...]

Abortion,Asia, Nepal,In the Courts,Case Document

Amicus Work – Asia

Lakshmi v Government of Nepal Supreme Court of Nepal (2008) Issue: The petition challenged the Nepal government’s failure to ensure adequate access to safe abortion services despite the decriminalization of abortion on broad grounds in 2002. [...]

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Decriminalization of Abortion in Nepal: Imperative to Uphold Women’s Rights (Fact Sheet)

This 2021 fact sheet by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Forum for Women, Law and Development (FWLD) highlights the continued criminalization of women for seeking abortion beyond prescribed legal conditions despite progressive legislation that [...]

Abortion,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Publications

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.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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