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Submission on Poland to Committee of Ministers (January 2021)

01/29/21--The Center for Reproductive Rights and the Federation for Women and Family Planning submit updated information to the Committee of Ministers regarding Poland’s implementation of three judgments of the European Court of Human Rights regarding access to [...]

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Submission on Poland to Committee of Ministers (February 2021)

02/24/21--Submission by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Federation for Women and Family Planning of brief supplemental information to the Communication under Rule 9(2) of the Rules of the Committee of Ministers in the cases [...]

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Leading on Normative Development at the UN Human Rights Council

The Center extensively engages at the Human Rights Council to amplify the voices and priorities of our national partners at the global level and to ensure that the strongest human rights standards, including those pertaining [...]

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The Right to Life Under International Human Rights Law

The UN Human Rights Committee, which monitors state compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, ratified by 173 countries, issued a General Comment to states on the interpretation of Article 6 of [...]

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Civil Society Statement of Solidarity with UN Special Procedures Mandate Holders

Following the U.S. government’s response to the human rights experts’ communication around abortion access in the United States in the context of COVID-19, the Center for Reproductive Rights, together with numerous other organizations, published a [...]

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Submission to the European Court of Human Rights regarding B.B. v. Poland (ECHR, App. No. 67171/17)

Submission by the Center for Reproductive Rights to the European Court of Human Rights regarding B.B. v. Poland (ECHR, App. No. 67171/17), 24 September 2020

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Sexual and Reproductive Rights During COVID-19 Response and Beyond: Standards from the United Nations

The potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women and girls is profound. Women and girls in all regions of the world have been disproportionately affected [...]

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Request for the Convening of a Special Session on the Escalating Situation of Police Violence and Repression of Protests in the United States

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Joint Submission on Poland to Committee of Ministers (January 2020)

Communication under Rule 9(2) of the Rules of the Committee of Ministers in the cases Tysiąc v. Poland (App. No. 5410/03), R.R. v.Poland (Appl. No. 37617/04) and P. and S. v. Poland (App. No. 57375/08)

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Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child for the periodic review of Poland (2019)

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Submission to the CEDAW for the periodic review of Lithuania (2019)

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Joint submission to the Human Rights Committee for the list of issues on Croatia (2019)

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Factsheet: Human Rights and ICPD+25

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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