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Millicent Awuor Maimuna & Margaret Anyoso Oliele v. Attorney General and others, Constitutional Petition No. 562 of 2012, High Court of Kenya

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Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Kenya, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Whose Right to Life? Women’s Rights and Prenatal Protections under Human Rights and Comparative Law

The right to life is a fundamental human right, central to the enjoyment of all other human rights. International human rights law recognizes this basic right begins at birth, and international and regional human rights [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health,United States, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive Rights: A Tool for Monitoring State Obligations

The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights. The tool outlines State obligations under international and regional human rights law on a range [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Censorship, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

In Harm’s Way: Letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

  March 8, 2010 Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC 20520 Dear Secretary Clinton: As President of the Center for Reproductive Rights, I write to express my [...]

Abortion,Africa, Kenya, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, In Washington D.C.,Documents

CRR’s Maternal Mortality Brochure

International Initiative on Maternal Mortality and Human Rights

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

IIMMHR Call to Global Leaders

Call to global leaders on maternal health as a human right

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

The Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: An Instrument for Advancing Reproductive and Sexual Rights (French)

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Maternal Health,Africa, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Documents

The Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: An Instrument for Advancing Reproductive and Sexual Rights

Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Maternal Health,Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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