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Submission to UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls (Joint Submission by the Center and CARE International); 01/25/21

Ensuring rights-based accountability for the sexual and reproductive health and rights of refugee and host community women and girls affected by crisis in northern Uganda The Center for Reproductive Rights and CARE International presented this submission [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Africa, Uganda,At the United Nations,Shadow Letters & Reports

Center Launches New Program to Protect Refugee Rights in Uganda

The Center and its partners at CARE International in Uganda have launched a new pilot program to protect the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women and girls in one of Uganda’s largest [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Uganda,Reporting on Rights,News

Shadow Letter on Uganda to Universal Periodic Review

Abortion,Africa, Uganda,At the United Nations,Documents

Concluding Observations and Recommendations on the 5th Periodic State Report of the Republic of Uganda (2010-2012)

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Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Censorship, Discriminatory Policies, Maternal Health,Africa, Uganda,Engaging Policymakers,Documents

The Africa Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights: Uganda Shadow Letter

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Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Censorship, Discriminatory Policies, Maternal Health,Africa, Uganda,Engaging Policymakers,Documents

The Human Rights Committee Urges Malawi to Safeguard Sexual and Reproductive Rights

In July 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (the Committee), which monitors states’ implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, released its concluding observations on Malawi, urging the government to take [...]

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The Stakes are High

The Stakes are High Maureen, a maternal health advocate in Uganda, lost her young cousin under tragic, but entirely preventable circumstances. The young woman learned that she was pregnant when she was a first year in [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Africa, Uganda,Reporting on Rights,News

In Focus: Uganda

In Focus: Uganda The Center for Reproductive Rights has embarked on a series of new projects in Uganda as part of its wider work in the African region. Working to highlight reproductive rights violations in [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

UN Urges Governments to Respect Reproductive Rights

12.27.10 - This fall, three UN treaty monitoring bodies urged the governments of Ecuador, Uganda and Nicaragua to take steps to promote, protect and fulfill reproductiv  rights. The treaty bodies made these powerful recommendations largely [...]

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Shadow Letter on Uganda to the CEDAW Committee

In September, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Uganda.  Uganda is reporting to the [...]

Africa, Uganda,At the United Nations,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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