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UN Body Urges U.S. to Ensure Abortion Access and Culturally Respectful Maternal Health Care in Efforts to Eliminate Racial Discrimination card link

UN Body Urges U.S. to Ensure Abortion Access and Culturally Respectful Maternal Health Care in Efforts to Eliminate Racial Discrimination

Center joins delegation of Black and Indigenous leaders in Geneva, Switzerland to hold the U.S. accountable for human rights violations.

Abortion, Maternal Health,United States, United Nations,At the United Nations,Story

Systemic Racism and Reproductive Injustice in the United States

The Center for Reproductive Rights joined a broad coalition of reproductive rights, health, and justice organizations to submit a report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD Committee) in preparation for [...]

SRHR General,United States, United Nations,At the United Nations,Publications

Joint Submission to Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan

The Center for Reproductive Rights and Aahung, a Karachi-based NGO, presented this joint submission on July 13, 2022, to supplement the report of the Government of Pakistan scheduled for review in the 42nd session of [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality, SRHR General,Asia, Pakistan, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

The Center and Partners Prepare Filipino Youth for Adolescent SRHR Advocacy at the UN

Capacity building workshop strengthens youth’s knowledge and skills to engage with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Philippines, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Events

Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Center condemns the continued use of sexual violence as a tactic of war in many contexts around the world.

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Press Releases
The Center to Co-Host Side Event to the UN Commission on Population and Development Session card link

The Center to Co-Host Side Event to the UN Commission on Population and Development Session

Register to attend the Center's virtual side event to the UN's Session on Population and Development.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Events

Center and Youth Coalition to Host Event on Youth SRHR on the Sidelines of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

On March 17, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights will host a virtual side event co-sponsored by Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN during the 66th Session [...]

Adolescent SRHR,United Nations,At the United Nations,Story

World Health Organization (WHO) Issues New Abortion Guideline

03.08.22 (STATEMENT) – Today the World Health Organization issued its new abortion guideline, which is the organization’s definitive recommendations on abortion care.  It provides recommendations on the clinical management of abortion, service delivery, as well [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Across Borders: How International and Regional Reproductive Rights Cases Influence Jurisprudence Worldwide card link

Across Borders: How International and Regional Reproductive Rights Cases Influence Jurisprudence Worldwide

This report by the Center analyzes the legal influence of six landmark cases on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) around the world.

SRHR General,Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Publications

U.S. Recommits to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at the UN Human Rights Council

The Biden-Harris administration took a significant step forward last week in reversing the Trump administration’s harmful policies undermining gender equity and equality when it committed to promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights in the United States and around the world. The commitment, made March 17 before [...]

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On the Adoption of the Third U.S. Universal Periodic Review

On March 17, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights and co-sponsoring organizations made remarks at the UN Human Rights Council commending the United States for supporting recommendations related to sexual and reproductive rights received in [...]

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UN Universal Periodic Review Presents Opportunity for the U.S. to Commit to Reproductive Rights as Human Rights

Next month, the Biden administration has a unique opportunity on the global stage to commit itself to protecting and promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights when it appears at the United Nations Human Rights [...]

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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 [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health,United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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