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Leading on Normative Development at the UN Human Rights Council

The Center extensively engages at the Human Rights Council to amplify the voices and priorities of our national partners at the global level and to ensure that the strongest human rights standards, including those pertaining [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health,United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

The Right to Life Under International Human Rights Law

The UN Human Rights Committee, which monitors state compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, ratified by 173 countries, issued a General Comment to states on the interpretation of Article 6 of [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health,United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Submission to OHCHR on systemic racism and the connections between police violence and reproductive rights violations against Black women

United States,At the United Nations,Documents

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

Joint submission to the Constitutional Court of Romania regarding the constitutionality of Article 7(1)(e) of Law 87/2020

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education,Europe, Romania,Around the World,Documents

Civil Society Statement of Solidarity with UN Special Procedures Mandate Holders

Following the U.S. government’s response to the human rights experts’ communication around abortion access in the United States in the context of COVID-19, the Center for Reproductive Rights, together with numerous other organizations, published a [...]

Abortion,United Nations,Documents

Submission to the European Court of Human Rights regarding B.B. v. Poland (ECHR, App. No. 67171/17)

Submission by the Center for Reproductive Rights to the European Court of Human Rights regarding B.B. v. Poland (ECHR, App. No. 67171/17), 24 September 2020

Abortion,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

The Undue Burden Standard after June Medical Services v. Russo

This report by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought and won by the Center and decided in June 2020. The [...]

Abortion, Definitions, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Publications

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

Sexual and Reproductive Rights During COVID-19 Response and Beyond: Standards from the United Nations

The potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women and girls is profound. Women and girls in all regions of the world have been disproportionately affected [...]

Abortion,United Nations,Documents

Request for the Convening of a Special Session on the Escalating Situation of Police Violence and Repression of Protests in the United States

United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

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

Newsletter of the May 2020 updates regarding COVID-19's effect on SRH services and gender issues throughout the Asia-Pacific region, more specifically:  India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, and the Philippines.

Abortion, COVID-19,Asia,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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