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2016 State of the States: A Pivotal Time for Reproductive Rights

Politicians in statehouses across the country continued to attack women’s access to vital health care services in 2016, introducing more than 500 bills and enacting more than 60 new laws restricting access to reproductive health [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers,United States,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Breaking Ground 2016: Treaty Monitoring Bodies on Reproductive Rights

Breaking Ground: Treaty Monitoring Bodies on Reproductive Rights, an annual publication from the Center for Reproductive Rights, summarizes the jurisprudence from United Nations treaty monitoring bodies on reproductive rights, particularly the standards on maternal health [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,In the Courts, At the United Nations,Publications

Centering Human Rights in the Response to Zika

Available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, this statement calls for a human rights-based approach to the Zika epidemic. It identifies states' obligations to respect, protect, and fulfill the human rights of all impacted by the [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Mellet v. Ireland: Ireland must legalize abortion to end violations of women’s human rights

In June 2016, the United Nations Human Rights Committee issued a groundbreaking decision in the case of Mellet v. Ireland. The Committee held that by prohibiting and criminalizing abortion, and thereby preventing Ms. Mellet from [...]

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Facing Uganda’s Law on Abortion

Maternal mortality continues to be a formidable factor in the realization of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Uganda. Indeed 343 women out of every 100,000 women die from preventable pregnancy-related complications each [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Africa, Uganda,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Facing Uganda’s Law on Abortion: Experiences from Women and Service Providers

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UN Committee on the Rights of the Child: Concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Pakistan

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Pakistan,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child: Concluding observations on the third to fifth periodic reports of Nepal

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Nepal, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt: An Open Letter of Solidarity with the Honorable Wendy Davis of Texas, Teresa Fedor of Ohio, Lucy Flores of Nevada, and Judy Nicastro of Washington State

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UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (U.N. CRC) Concluding Observations for Peru

   

Adolescent SRHR,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,At the United Nations,Documents

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt U.S. Supreme Court Oral Argument Transcript

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Publications

The Impact of the Texas’ Abortion Clinic Shutdown Law on Latinas

United States,In the Courts,Publications

The Impact of the Texas’ Abortion Clinic Shutdown Law on Latinas

Abortion, Legal Protections,United States,In the Courts,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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