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Technical Paper: Accountability for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Humanitarian Settings card link

Technical Paper: Accountability for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Humanitarian Settings

This paper examines obligations under international law regarding access to SRH information and services for civilians in humanitarian settings.

Humanitarian Settings,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Improving Access to Abortion in Crisis Settings

This tool is designed to help program planners and organizations understand abortion law and manage legal risk when providing or supporting access to abortion for people who are displaced by crisis. It provides general guidance [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Humanitarian Settings,Publications

Submission to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Briefing on Maternal Health Disparities

The Center's written testimony to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, submitted Nov. 13, 2020, discusses the real-life impacts of racial bias and discrimination in U.S. maternal health care; describes the U.S. government’s obligations to [...]

Maternal Health,United States,In Washington D.C.,Documents

Serving Those Who Serve? Access to IVF for Servicemembers and Veterans

This issue brief, developed in collaboration with the Service Women’s Action Network, examines infertility incidence and access to in vitro fertilization (IVF) for servicemembers and veterans. Infertility impacts millions of people in the United States. [...]

Assisted Reproduction,United States,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Serving Those Who Serve? Access to contraception for servicemembers, veterans, and their dependents

Servicemembers, veterans and their families face a number of barriers in accessing the contraception they need, particularly as compared to the civilian population. Contraception is an essential part of health care. Beyond allowing people to plan [...]

Contraception,United States,Documents

Serving Those Who Serve

Servicemembers, veterans & their families face abortion bans and prohibitions on insurance coverage when trying to access these legal medical services. This issue brief addresses the unique barriers individuals insured under the military health insurance [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers,Documents

Ensuring Reproductive Rights: Reform to Address Women’s and Girls’ Need for Abortion After 20 Weeks in India

In May 2017, the Supreme Court of India denied a medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) to Z., a 35-year old woman from Patna, Bihar living with HIV who became pregnant as a result of rape. [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Asia, India,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Ending Impunity for Child Marriage in India: Normative and Implementation Gaps

In 2006, India passed the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act (PCMA) to combat the widespread practice of child marriage. The PCMA prohibits the solemnization of child marriage below the age of 18 for girls and [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, India,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Briefing Paper: Ensuring Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls Affected by Conflict card link

Briefing Paper: Ensuring Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls Affected by Conflict

Conflict and crises have dire consequences on women and girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights. Ensuring the provision of sexual and reproductive health information and services is central to an effective humanitarian response and [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Capacity and Consent: Empowering Adolescents to Exercise their Reproductive Rights

With adolescents and youth constituting a quarter of the global population – for a total of 1.8 billion people – it has never been more critical that their human rights be fully recognized and realized [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Shifting the Frame on Disability Rights for the U.S. Reproductive Rights Movement

This paper is directed at the U.S. reproductive rights movement with the goal of encouraging a frank conversation about disability rights within our movement. In recent years, largely as a result of the growing momentum [...]

Abortion,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Ending Impunity for Child Marriage in Nepal

  Despite penal provisions criminalizing child marriage in Nepal, child marriage has been practiced for generations. Globally, Nepal has one of the highest rates of child marriage globally: 37% of Nepali women aged 20-24 years [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

TxPEP Research Brief: Knowledge, opinion and experience related to abortion self-induction in Texas

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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