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Safe Abortion through Medical Abortion and Self-Management in Select Asian Countries

Published collaboratively by Center for Reproductive Rights and South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI), this paper outlines the existing public health standards and the current human rights standards on abortion including medical and self-managed abortions.

Abortion,Asia, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA)

The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) is federal legislation that would protect the right to access abortion care throughout the United States by creating a safeguard against bans and medically unnecessary restrictions.

Abortion,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,News

Reproductive health and glyphosate in the context of the armed conflict

As the Colombian government has tried to restart its aerial fumigation program with a herbicide called glyphosate, the Center for Reproductive Rights has published a report showing that the herbicide used in the program had [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive Violence in the Colombian Armed Conflict

The decision whether or not to have children does not belong to any armed group, to the State or to anyone else but the women themselves. The Center presented this report on reproductive violence to [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in India: A Fact-Finding Study”

Through a field-based study in four states--Delhi, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu--the "Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in India: A Fact-Finding Study" aims to understand and document the way in which the Indian Medical Termination [...]

Abortion,Asia, India,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Paola vs Ecuador: La Educación Sexual y Reproductiva como Derecho Esencial para Prevenir la Violencia Sexual

(Spanish language publication) In a landmark ruling in Paola Guzmán Albarracín v. Ecuador, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights established legally binding standards to prevent sexual violence and harassment in schools throughout Latin America and the [...]

Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

Ensuring Equitable Access to Infertility Care in the United States: Guiding Principles for Policies Mandating Insurance Coverage

Inequities in health and access to healthcare, including infertility care, are pervasive in the United States. Well-documented disparities in access to infertility care reveal that people of color, people with low incomes, people with disabilities, [...]

Assisted Reproduction,United States,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

The Misalignment Between Kenya’s Constitution and the Penal Code on Access to Reproductive Health Care

This fact sheet, titled "The Impact of the Misalignment Between Kenya's Constitution and the Penal Code on Access to Reproductive Health Care," discusses the case, PAK and Salim Mohammed v. Attorney General and Three Others, [...]

Abortion,Africa, Kenya,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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COVID-19 Resources

During the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world have attempted to block or limit access to reproductive health care. The Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners have developed several initiatives, fact sheets, newsletters and [...]

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Access to SRHR Information by Women and Girls in Kenya

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its partner, Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (TICAH), have launched a new report titled Access to SRHR Information by Women and Girls in Kenya: Assessment of Nairobi, Bungoma, Homabay, [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Kenya,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Guaranteeing Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

This fact sheet by the Center showcases some of the positive measures States have implemented during the pandemic. The measures are grounded in States’ human rights obligations and demonstrate that sustaining many of them post-pandemic [...]

COVID-19,Reporting on Rights,Fact Sheets

Technical Paper: Accountability for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Humanitarian Settings

This paper examines obligations under international law regarding access to SRH information and services for civilians in humanitarian settings.

Humanitarian Settings,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Decriminalization of Abortion in Nepal: Imperative to Uphold Women’s Rights

This fact sheet highlights continued criminalization of women for seeking abortion beyond prescribed legal conditions despite progressive legislation that came into force in 2018. The Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights (SMRHR) Act aims to respect, [...]

Abortion,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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