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U.N. Committee: Russia and Slovakia Must Remove Waiting Periods and Other Barriers to Safe and Legal Abortion

U.N. Committee: Russia and Slovakia Must Remove Waiting Periods and Other Barriers to Safe and Legal Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) The governments of Russia and Slovakia are undermining women’s human rights by introducing retrogressive barriers in [...]

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Russia Piles on Tighter Abortion Restrictions

The Center for Reproductive Rights is calling on the Russian government to reverse a recent string of unnecessary and dangerous abortion restrictions. Most recently, the Russian government has eliminated all social grounds for abortion between [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Russia,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

International Initiative Calls on Russian Parliament to Reject Anti- Choice Measures

(PRESS RELEASE) In response to a growing anti-choice movement in Russia that strongly resembles the so-called “pro-life” movement in the U.S., 150 women’s rights, reproductive health and human rights organizations and activists from around the [...]

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New Russian Legislative Proposals Pose Major Threat to Women’s Rights

This month, the Center for Reproductive Rights sent a strong letter in opposition to proposed legislative changes related to abortion that, if passed, would threaten Russian women's rights, dignity, autonomy, and health. The letter was [...]

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UN Human Rights Body Urges Russia and Moldova to Protect Reproductive Rights

This May the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR Committee) urged the governments of the Russian Federation and Republic of Moldova to promote, protect and fulfill women’s reproductive rights. The treaty [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Censorship, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe, Moldova, Russia,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized

UN Concluding Observations: Russia, 2011

The U.N. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights released their concluding observations from the 46th session on the fifth periodic report of the Russian Federation on May 20, 2011. The Center for Reproductive Rights [...]

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Center’s shadow letter to the ESCR Committee on The Russian Federation

In April 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the All Russian Family Planning Association (currently known as Russian Association for Population and Development - RAPD) submitted a shadow letter to the 46th session of [...]

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Reproductive Rights are Human Rights (Russian Edition)

Download the Russian edition of Reproductive Rights are Human Rights below. Права-это-Правa.pdf

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Protections, Contraception, Legal Protections, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Europe, Russia, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

UN Committee Urges Russia to Fulfill Women’s Rights

During its July session, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) issued its Concluding Observations on the Russian Federation 's compliance with its obligations to respect, protect, and fulfill [...]

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Concluding Observations: Russia_CESCR_2003_English

Concluding Observations: Russia_CESCR_2003_English

Europe, Russia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Concluding Observations: Russia_Committee on the Rights of the Child_2005_English

Concluding Observations: Russia_Committee on the Rights of the Child_2005_English

Europe, Russia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Shadow Letter: Russia_CEDAW_2002_English

Shadow Letter: Russia_CEDAW_2002_English

Europe, Russia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Shadow Letter: Russia_Human Rights Committee_2003_English

Shadow Letter: Russia_Human Rights Committee_2003_English

Europe, Russia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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