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En Honduras cada día la ley obliga a tres niñas violadas a ser madres card link

En Honduras cada día la ley obliga a tres niñas violadas a ser madres

La prohibición absoluta del aborto es una violación a los derechos fundamentales de esas niñas.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Honduras,Reporting on Rights,Press Releases

The Constitutional Right to Reproductive Autonomy: Realizing the Promise of the 14th Amendment

How constitutional rights and guarantees in U.S. law can help strengthen reproductive rights going forward.

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State Constitutions and Abortion Rights

How cases in state supreme courts can offer stronger and expanded legal grounds for protecting abortion rights.

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Supplementary Report on the Status of Adolescents’ Reproductive Rights in the Philippines: 2020 Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

The Asia Unit of the Center for Reproductive Rights together with Philippine-based partners submitted supplemental information for the adoption of the list of issues (LOI) for the Republic of the Philippines by the Committee on [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Philippines,Around the World,Documents

CEDAW joint NGO submission: Cambodia’s surrogacy situation and surrogacy draft law for consideration by the Committee during its 74th session

The Gender and Development for Cambodia (GADC), Gender and Development Network (GADNet), and Center for Reproductive Rights prepared this letter to assist the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee) in its review [...]

Surrogacy,Asia,At the United Nations,Documents

Submission to the European Court of Human Rights regarding B.B. v. Poland (ECHR, App. No. 67171/17)

Submission by the Center for Reproductive Rights to the European Court of Human Rights regarding B.B. v. Poland (ECHR, App. No. 67171/17), 24 September 2020

Abortion,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

The Undue Burden Standard after June Medical Services v. Russo

This report by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought and won by the Center and decided in June 2020. The [...]

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

An Analysis of the Testimony of Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Issues Relating to Reproductive Rights Before the Senate Judiciary Committee

Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Report of the Center for Reproductive Rights on the Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Abortion,United States,Documents

Submission to the CEDAW Regarding J.D. et al. v. the Czech Republic

Submission by the Center for Reproductive Rights to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Regarding J.D. et al. v. the Czech Republic, CEDAW Communication No. 102/2016, 24 November 2017

Europe, Czech Republic,At the United Nations,Legal Analyses

The Center’s Comments to the Polish Parliament on a Proposal to Ban Abortion

The Center for Reproductive Rights and the Polish Federation for Women and Family Planning submitted these comments to members of the Polish Parliament with respect to the bill “On the Protection of Human Life from [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Legal Analysis of Solicitor General Elena Kagan’s Record on Abortion Rights

The Center for Reproductive Rights promotes women's equality worldwide by securing reproductive rights as constitutional and international human rights. We extensively litigate in state and federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. In addition to [...]

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Download: A Ten-Year Retrospective: Reproductive Rights at the Start of the 21st Century

During the first decade of the 21st century, emerging international legal standards provided broad support for reproductive health as a right essential to the freedom and self-determination of women, recognized maternal mortality as a human [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Maternal Health,United States,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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