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Court Rules Northern Irish Abortion Law Violates Women’s Human Rights

(Geneva)—The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes today’s judgement from the Northern Irish High Court which ruled that Northern Ireland’s highly restrictive abortion law contravenes women’s human rights. The Center intervened as a third party in [...]

Legal Restrictions,Europe, Northern Ireland,In the Courts,News

UK Parliament votes to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights in Northern Ireland

(GENEVA)--In a 332 to 99 vote, the UK Parliament has just adopted provisions calling for the decriminalization of abortion in Northern Ireland.  “This is a major step towards the advancement of reproductive rights in Northern [...]

Abortion,Europe, Northern Ireland,Reporting on Rights,News

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 [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,Europe, Croatia,In the Courts,News

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

U.S.-based Sex-Ed Program Comes Under Fire in International Human Rights Case

Groups Charge Croatia is Endangering Lives of its Young People NEW YORK - Today, a group of advocacy organizations filed the first human rights legal challenge to a faith- based sex-education program with roots in [...]

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

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