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The Sins of Peru

The Sins of Peru For all of the debate about whether abortion should be allowed for victims of rape, there hasn't been much discussion about the actual consequences of prohibiting abortion under such circumstances. Sadly, [...]

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Time for Action

Brazil: Time for Action In August 2011, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) struck a blow for women worldwide when it recognized—in the first preventable maternal death case to [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,News

Philippines: Time to Take Action

Philippines: Time to Take Action The Center for Reproductive Rights is calling on the Philippines—a country with one of the worst human rights records on protecting women's health— to adopt and implement a set of key [...]

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India Pushed to Prioritize Women’s Health

India Pushed to Prioritize Women’s Health Late last week, India came under pressure during its review before the U.N. Human Rights Council for continually failing to make the health of women and girls a priority. [...]

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U.N. Calls Peru to Carpet

    U.N. Calls Peru to Carpet           A human rights committee within the United Nations has called the government of Peru to the carpet. The country has a long history [...]

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United Nations Adopts Groundbreaking Resolution on Young People’s Reproductive Health

Late Friday, the United Nations Commission on Population and Development (CPD) issued a bold resolution supporting young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. The resolution not only reaffirmed that it is a basic right [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Uncategorized

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