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Concluding Observations: Uganda, CEDAW

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Concluding Observations: Nicaragua, Convention on the Rights of the Child

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Concluding Observations: Ecuador, Committee against Torture

The Center submitted a shadow letter on Ecuador before the Committee against Torture in October 2010.  This letter underlines the human rights violations incurred due to pervasive sexual violence against girls in schools in Ecuador, [...]

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Shadow Letter: Supplementary Information on Ecuador, Committee Against Torture

In October 2010, the Center submitted a shadow letter before the Committee against Torture to shed light on the dire situation of pervasive sexual violence against girls in schools in Ecuador and examine the human [...]

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Key sources for statistics cited in the Forsaken Lives Executive Summary

Download the key sources for statistics cited in the Forsaken Lives Executive Summary.

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A, B, and C v. Ireland Brief

These comments address the regulation of abortion under international and comparative law, with particular emphasis on the member states of the Council of Europe. These comments demonstrate that national law in Ireland is inconsistent with [...]

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ECHR Letter – Monaco Modifications

Please note that earlier this year, Monaco liberalized its criminal code provisions governing abortion, from a total ban on abortion to allow express exceptions for the risk to the woman’s health or life, fetal impairment [...]

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ECHR Letter – Spain Modifications

Per this letter we respectfully submit to the Grand Chamber new information updating our written submission of 31 October 2008 and supplementary letter of 5 October 2009. The additional information we wish to present at [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: District Court Preliminary Injunction Order

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: Preliminary Injunction Order

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Repeal the Ban on Abortion for Women in the Military

For the past fifteen years, the United States government has banned almost all abortion services at United States military hospitals and medical facilities overseas.* These facilities are barred from providing any abortion "except where the [...]

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Remarks to the Institute of Medicine Committee on Preventive Services for Women

"My name is Aram Schvey, and I serve as Policy Counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights. The Center is a global human rights organization that uses constitutional and international human rights law to promote [...]

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CEDAW: Written Statement Submitted to U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law

Written Statement of the Center for Reproductive Rights Submitted to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law For November 18, 2010 Hearing on: "Women's Rights Are Human Rights: U.S. [...]

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Letter to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Re: Costa Rican IVF Ban

The Costa Rican media recently reported1 that the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights communicated report No. 85/10, the preliminary report for Case 12.361, to Costa Rica on August 23, 2010. This report establishes that decision [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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