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Joint submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the period review of Ireland (2015)

Abortion,Europe, Ireland, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Around the World,Documents

Abandoned and Stigmatized: The Impact of the Irish Abortion Law on Women

           

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Ireland, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,In the Courts, At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Ireland’s Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Ireland, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

The Guardian: Irish abortion ban case taken to UN Human Rights Committee

The Guardian: Irish abortion ban case taken to UN Human Rights Committee Henry McDonald Ireland's continued ban on most abortions has come under attack nationally and internationally, with campaigners calling for a referendum on termination [...]

Abortion,Europe, Ireland, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Center in the Spotlight

Mellet v. Ireland, 2016; Whelan v. Ireland, 2017 (United Nations Human Rights Committee)

UN Committee Rules Ireland’s Abortion Laws Violate Human Rights  (Updated 03.18.21) In two landmark rulings, the United Nations Human Rights Committee determined that Ireland’s strict ban on abortion subjected women to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. For the first time in response to an [...]

Abortion,Europe, Ireland,At the United Nations,Case

Shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee for its adoption of list of issues for Ireland

In August 2013 the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a letter to assist the Pre-Sessional Working Group of the Human Rights Committee in its formulation of issues for Ireland’s coming review under the International Covenant [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Ireland, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

RH Reality Check: Silence and Denial Don’t Work: Ireland, Malta, the European Union and the Lessons of Savita’s Death

RH Reality Check: Silence and Denial Don't Work: Ireland, Malta, the European Union and the Lessons of Savita's Death by Johanna Westeson, Regional Director for Europe at the Center for Reproductive Rights Much has been [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Europe, Ireland,Reporting on Rights,Center in the Spotlight

A, B, and C v. Ireland Brief

These comments address the regulation of abortion under international and comparative law, with particular emphasis on the member states of the Council of Europe. These comments demonstrate that national law in Ireland is inconsistent with [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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D. v. Ireland (European Court of Human Rights)

In April 2005, the Center filed an amicus brief with the European Court of Human Rights in support of a woman, D., who alleged that Ireland’s prohibition of abortion constitutes a violation of the European [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Ireland,In the Courts,Case

Concluding Observations: Thailand_CEDAW_2006_English

Concluding Observations: Thailand_CEDAW_2006_English

Asia, Thailand, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Shadow Letter: Thailand_CEDAW_2006_English

Concluding Observations: Thailand_CEDAW_2006_English

Asia, Thailand, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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