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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda

This report by the Center for Reproductive Rights, the African Population and Health Research Center, and partners reveals that women and girls from low-income backgrounds in five African countries faced multiple barriers in accessing sexual and [...]

COVID-19, SRHR General,Africa,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Implementing Rights-based Accountability for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Humanitarian Settings (Report)

Read the report of the pilot study conducted by the Center and CARE International in Uganda.

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Africa, Uganda,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

State Constitutions and Abortion Rights: Building Protections for Reproductive Autonomy

This Center report outlines 11 states in which high courts have recognized that their state constitutions protect abortion rights and access independently from and more strongly than the U.S. Constitution or have struck down restrictions [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Las nuevas Directrices sobre la atención para el Aborto de la OMS: Lo más destacado de sus Recomendaciones Legislación y Políticas

Esta hoja informativa, emitida por el Centro de Derechos Reproductivos, analiza los aspectos más destacados de las recomendaciones de leyes y políticas de la OMS de su nueva Guía de atención del aborto emitida en [...]

Abortion,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet: Law and Policy Recommendations of WHO’s New Abortion Guideline

Highlights of law and policy recommendations from WHO's new Abortion Guideline.

Abortion,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications
What You Need to Know About the Historic Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court card link

What You Need to Know About the Historic Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court

On February 25, 2022, President Biden announced his intention to nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement. Judge Jackson has had a [...]

United States,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

2021 Annual Report

Click on the image below to download the Center for Reproductive Rights 2021 Annual Report.

Books & Reports

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Fact Sheet: Syed & Others v. Sindh

The ruling in Syed & Others v. Sindh by the Sindh High Court ordered Pakistan's Sindh government to increase access to obstetric fistula repair services. The case was conceptualized by the Center's South Asia Reproductive [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Pakistan,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

Promoting Access to Self-Managed Abortion: Considerations for Managing Legal Risk

Promoting Access to Self-Managed Abortion: Considerations for Managing Legal Risk, a publication by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Ipas

Abortion,Reporting on Rights,Publications

¿Cómo beneficiaría a las niñas y adolescentes la eliminación del delito de aborto en Colombia?

A publication on the benefits of abortion decriminalization for girls and adolescents in Colombia.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Colombia,Reporting on Rights,Publications

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.

Abortion,Asia, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive health and glyphosate in the context of the armed conflict

As the Colombian government has tried to restart its aerial fumigation program with a herbicide called glyphosate, the Center for Reproductive Rights has published a report showing that the herbicide used in the program had [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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