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Shadow letter to CEDAW on the state of reproductive and sexual health and rights in Costa Rica

On May 25, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Asociación Colectiva por el Derecho a Decidir, the Centro de Investigación y Promoción para América Central de Derechos Humanos, Law Students for Reproductive Justice of [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica,At the United Nations,Documents

Shadow letter to CEDAW on the status of reproductive and sexual health and rights in Zambia

On May 26, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the 49th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on the status of reproductive and sexual health [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Africa, Zambia,At the United Nations,Documents

Shadow letter to CEDAW on the rights of women and girls in Nepal

On June 7, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Justice for All, and the Women's Reproductive Rights Program of the Centre for Agro-Ecology and Development submitted a shadow letter to the 49th session of the [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Nepal,At the United Nations,Documents

CRR Blasts Health and Human Services Secretary’s Intervention to Block FDA Approval of Plan B One-Step for Over-the-Counter, All-Ages Use

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights strongly criticizes U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' decision to intervene and block the Food and Drug Administration's expected approval of emergency contraceptive Plan [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,News

Center’s shadow letter to the ESCR Committee on Ecuador

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter for the review of Ecuador to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) during its 47th Session in December 2011. The letter discusses the [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Center’s Shadow Letter to the Human Rights Committee on The Republic of Moldova

In October 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Moldovan Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) submitted a letter to the Country Report Task Forces of the Human Rights Committee. The objective was to encourage [...]

Abortion, Other Barriers, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception,Europe, Moldova, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Center’s shadow letter to the ESCR Committee on The Russian Federation

In April 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the All Russian Family Planning Association (currently known as Russian Association for Population and Development - RAPD) submitted a shadow letter to the 46th session of [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Legal Protections, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe, Russia,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Center’s shadow letter to the ESCR Committee on The Republic of Moldova

In April 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Moldovan Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) submitted a shadow letter to the 46th session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR Committee) [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, HIV/AIDS, Right to Care,Europe, Moldova,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Supplementary information on reproductive rights in Peru for the 46th session of the CESCR

In April 2011, the Center and more than 9 Peruvian organizations and international organizations submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights assessing the situation of sexual and reproductive rights [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Center’s shadow letter to the CEDAW Committee on Bangladesh

Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Asia, Bangladesh,At the United Nations,Documents

Center’s shadow letter to the CEDAW Committee on Kenya

In December 2010, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) on the situation of reproductive rights of women and adolescents in Kenya. Kenya reported [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Kenya,At the United Nations,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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