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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 [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Shadow Letter on Nicaragua to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

In September, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights of children and adolescents in Nicaragua.  Nicaragua is reporting to [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Nicaragua,At the United Nations,Documents

Shadow Letter on Uganda to the CEDAW Committee

In September, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Uganda.  Uganda is reporting to the [...]

Africa, Uganda,At the United Nations,Documents

Shadow Letter: Supplementary Information on Nigeria to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

This letter is intended to supplement the combined third and fourth periodic report submitted by the Federal Republic of Nigeria, which is scheduled to be reviewed by the Committee on the Rights of the Child [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Nigeria,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Report on the United States’ Compliance with Its Human Rights Obligations In the Area of Women’s Reproductive and Sexual Health

The United Nations Human Rights Council has introduced a process designed to review countries’ compliance with human rights obligations as contained in (1) the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, (2) the United Nations Charter, (3) [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Protections, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Protections, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding, Discriminatory Policies, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,United States,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C.,Documents

Shadow Letters Bring Reproductive Rights to Light

The Center celebrated the recent concluding observations on Ecuador, Croatia and Moldova from the U.N. Human Rights Committee, which reaffirm the obligation of these states to guarantee reproductive rights. The Committee's concluding observations responded directly [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare,Europe, Croatia, Moldova, Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Shadow Letters & Reports

Center Submission for the Human Rights Committee’s Review of Croatia (2009)

In 2009, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Croatia.  The shadow letter discussed the state’s systematic failure to provide comprehensive sexual [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Discriminatory Policies,Europe, Croatia,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Shadow Letter: Ecuador_Human Rights Committee_2009_English

In 2009, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Ecuador.  The letter highlighted the failure of the government to protect girls against [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Legal Protections, Discriminatory Policies, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean,At the United Nations,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Shadow Letter: Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Egypt (CEDAW)

In 2009, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the CEDAW Committee on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Egypt, in preparation for the Committee's review of Egypt at its 45th session. The [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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