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Centering Human Rights in the Response to Zika

Available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, this statement calls for a human rights-based approach to the Zika epidemic. It identifies states' obligations to respect, protect, and fulfill the human rights of all impacted by the [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Mellet v. Ireland: Ireland must legalize abortion to end violations of women’s human rights

In June 2016, the United Nations Human Rights Committee issued a groundbreaking decision in the case of Mellet v. Ireland. The Committee held that by prohibiting and criminalizing abortion, and thereby preventing Ms. Mellet from [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,In the Courts, At the United Nations,Publications

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt: An Open Letter of Solidarity with the Honorable Wendy Davis of Texas, Teresa Fedor of Ohio, Lucy Flores of Nevada, and Judy Nicastro of Washington State

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

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt U.S. Supreme Court Oral Argument Transcript

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

The Impact of the Texas’ Abortion Clinic Shutdown Law on Latinas

United States,In the Courts,Publications

The Impact of the Texas’ Abortion Clinic Shutdown Law on Latinas

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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