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The Council of Europe Undermines Women’s Human Rights

On October 7, anti-abortion members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) successfully hijacked a resolution intended to regulate conscientious objection, turning it on its head in order to serve their ideological [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

Washington Post: Should church control health care?

By Nancy Northup - On Faith guest voice Opinion pages of U.S. newspapers lambasted a decision by St. Joseph's Hospital, a Catholic institution in Phoenix, over the excommunication and demotion of a nun. Sister Margaret [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Biased Information, Censorship, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Kenya, Asia, Philippines, Europe, Poland, United States, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,In the Courts, At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C., Reporting on Rights

India and Poland Urged to Improve Reproductive Rights

On June 4, 2010, during the 14th session of the Human Rights Council, the United Nation's Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, Anand Grover, presented reports on Poland and India. The report called on [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Asia, India, Europe, Poland,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights

Oral Intervention re: Poland:14th Session of the Human Rights Council

06.04.10 - The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health on his visit to Poland. We share the concerns voiced by the Special Rapporteur in [...]

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Tysiąc v. Poland: Ensuring Effective Access to Legal Abortion

Alicja Tysiąc, a Polish woman, was suffering from severe myopia. Pregnant for the third time, she consulted three ophthalmologists who concluded that carrying the pregnancy to term constituted a serious risk to her eyesight. While [...]

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