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Reproductive Rights are Human Rights 2009

Women's reproductive rights are essential to realizing a wide range of fundamental human rights. In particular, women's lives, liberty and security, heath, autonomy, privacy, equality and non-discrimination and education, among others, cannot be protected without [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Protections, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Legal Protections, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, Inter-American Human Rights System, European Human Rights System, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Publications

In Harm’s Way: Conclusions in Brief

As this report demonstrates, when access to safe and legal abortion is limited, women resort to unsafe abortion, with devastating consequences for their health, lives, and families. This report documents these consequences in Kenya, highlighting [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,Africa, Kenya, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

In Harm’s Way: Executive Summary

"I have seen so much misery at the Kenyatta National Hospital . . . where women with abortion-related problems have died and others lost uteruses. There is no doubt the existing laws are colonial and [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,Africa, Kenya, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Legal Grounds II: Reproductive and Sexual Rights in African Commonwealth Courts

As part of the Fourth Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Center will launch Legal Grounds: Reproductive and Sexual Rights in African Commonwealth Courts: Volume II. Download the publication [...]

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Legal Grounds: Reproductive and Sexual Rights in African Commonwealth Courts

Reproductive and sexual rights, which are guaranteed in international and regional human rights treaties, mean nothing if they are not recognized and enforced by national-level courts. Legal Grounds: Sexual and Reproductive Rights in African Commonwealth [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Publications

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