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Center’s New Factsheet Explains Recent Changes to the Abortion Law in India card link

Center’s New Factsheet Explains Recent Changes to the Abortion Law in India

Amendment to India’s 1971 law a step forward, but gaps remain.

Abortion, Legal Protections, Other Barriers,Asia, India,Reporting on Rights,Story

Advancing SRHR in Nepal Through Events and Collaborations

Center experts and leaders collaborate on improving and expanding SRHR in Nepal.

SRHR General,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Story

With its Regression on Abortion Rights, the U.S. is a Global Outlier

The United States is one of only four countries that has rolled back abortion rights since 1994.

Abortion,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States, Global,Reporting on Rights,News

Submission to the UN Human Rights Council Examines Pakistan’s Lack of Progress on SRHR Issues

Report outlines country’s failure on sexual and reproductive health rights and services and recommends laws and policies to improve access.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality, SRHR General,Asia, Pakistan,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Story

New Laws in India Regulate Assisted Reproduction and Surrogacy

Laws include some improvements, but gaps remain.

Assisted Reproduction, Surrogacy,India,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News
Nepal Workshop Advances Judicial Officers’ Knowledge of Reproductive Health Rights Issues card link

Nepal Workshop Advances Judicial Officers’ Knowledge of Reproductive Health Rights Issues

Center co-hosts event at the Nepal National Judicial Academy.

SRHR General,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Events

The Center and Partners Prepare Filipino Youth for Adolescent SRHR Advocacy at the UN

Capacity building workshop strengthens youth’s knowledge and skills to engage with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Philippines, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Events

Submission to the UN Assesses the Philippines’ Progress on SRHR Issues

Report to the UPR Working Group by the Center and its partners cites barriers and recommends improvements in access to contraception, maternal health, abortion, and adolescent sex education.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, SRHR General,Asia, Philippines,At the United Nations,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Center Symposium Focuses on Decriminalization of Abortion and Sexual and Reproductive Justice card link

Center Symposium Focuses on Decriminalization of Abortion and Sexual and Reproductive Justice

"Global Reproductive Politics, Reproductive Justice, and Limits of Law” event brings together global experts, academics, and activists.

Abortion, SRHR General,Asia,Reporting on Rights,Events

In Op-Ed, the Center’s Jihan Jacob Argues for the Philippines to Follow WHO’s New Guideline and Ensure Abortion Access

“For Filipinos to fully exercise their human rights, they must be able to make free and informed decisions and have access to abortion care.” -- Jacob

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Asia, Philippines,Reporting on Rights,Story

Virtual Event: Global Reproductive Politics, Reproductive Justice, and Limits of Law

Register for this May 11 symposium featuring global experts, academics and activists.

Abortion, SRHR General,Asia,Reporting on Rights,Events

In Nepal, the Center and Partners Celebrate International Women’s Day with “F for Feminism” Event

Fact sheet on medical abortion in Asian countries also launched at the March event.

Abortion, SRHR General,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Events

The Philippines Decriminalizes Consensual Adolescent Sexual Activity

For the first time, adolescents in the country are recognized as rights holders who have sexual autonomy.

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Philippines,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Story

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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