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Submission to the UN Assesses the Philippines’ Progress on SRHR Issues card link

Submission to the UN Assesses the Philippines’ Progress on SRHR Issues

Report to the UPR Working Group by the Center and its partners cites barriers and recommends improvements in access to contraception, maternal health, abortion, and adolescent sex education.

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Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Philippines by the Center and Partners, 03/29/2022

The Center submitted the report Report on Philippines’ Compliance with its Human Rights Obligations in the Area of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights to the 41st Session of the UPR Working Group of the [...]

SRHR General,Asia, Philippines,At the United Nations,Documents

In Op-Ed, the Center’s Jihan Jacob Argues for the Philippines to Follow WHO’s New Guideline and Ensure Abortion Access

“For Filipinos to fully exercise their human rights, they must be able to make free and informed decisions and have access to abortion care.” -- Jacob

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The Philippines Decriminalizes Consensual Adolescent Sexual Activity

For the first time, adolescents in the country are recognized as rights holders who have sexual autonomy.

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Center’s Work Promoting Gender Equality Recognized in the Philippines

The Philippine Commission on Human Rights awards the Center as a valuable partner.

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Engaging in the UPR: Capacity Building for SRHR Advocates in the Philippines card link

Engaging in the UPR: Capacity Building for SRHR Advocates in the Philippines

A virtual event held by the Center and its partners.

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The Center’s Work in the Philippines

The Center has been working actively in the Philippines for more than a decade. It has conducted advocacy before United Nations human rights bodies and conducted fact-finding missions and outreach to local advocates and law and policymakers.

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Victory for Children’s Rights: Ending Child Marriage in the Philippines

Law supported by the Center adds serious penalties to combat the harmful practice.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Safe Abortion Through Medical Abortion and Self-Management in Select Asian Countries card link

Safe Abortion Through Medical Abortion and Self-Management in Select Asian Countries

Published collaboratively by Center for Reproductive Rights and South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI), this paper outlines the existing public health standards and the current human rights standards on abortion including medical and self-managed abortions.

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Replay Available: “Barriers to Achieving a Just and Equal Future” in the Philippines

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its local partners held an online forum on March 29 to address barriers to equality in the Philippines. A replay of the forum, titled Addressing the Barriers to Achieving a [...]

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Supplementary Report on the Status of Adolescents’ Reproductive Rights in the Philippines: 2020 Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

The Asia Unit of the Center for Reproductive Rights together with Philippine-based partners submitted supplemental information for the adoption of the list of issues (LOI) for the Republic of the Philippines by the Committee on [...]

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The Status of Adolescents’ Reproductive Rights in the Philippines: 2020 Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

The Asia Unit of the Center for Reproductive Rights together with Philippine-based partners submitted supplemental information for the adoption of the list of issues (LOI) for the Republic of the Philippines by the Committee on [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Philippines,Around the World,Documents

April COVID-19 Landscape: SRHR and Gendered Issues in Asia

Newsletter of the April 2020 updates regarding COVID-19’s effects on SRH services and gender issues throughout the Asia-Pacific region, more specifically: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, and the Philippines. The Nepal RHRWG, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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