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Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the periodic review of Slovakia (2019)

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Europe, Slovakia, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Around the World,Documents

Joint Statement: Welcoming the Gains of Women’s and Girl’s Rights at the 38th Session of the Human Rights Council

The Center for Reproductive Rights, the Sexual Rights Initiative, the Association for Progressive Communications, the International Service for Human Rights, the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education, the World Young Women Christian Association welcome the major [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Trump Policies Put Women’s Futures at Risk

Trump Policies Put Women’s Futures at Risk On the evening of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on MSNBC’s For The Record with Greta to [...]

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Black Mamas Matter: A Toolkit for Advancing the Human Right to Safe and Respectful Maternal Health Care

(Revised 05.08.18) The Center originally published this toolkit in 2016. Since then, our collaborators have taken the movement for Black maternal health, rights, and justice to new levels. The Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA) is [...]

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Pakistan Addresses High Rate of Fistula

Pakistan Addresses High Rate of Fistula The high court in Pakistan’s Sindh region is facing the country’s first case to seek recognition of the widespread incidence of obstetric fistula as a violation of women’s fundamental [...]

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Letter to U.N. Committee Against Torture on the Philippines

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MKB Management Corp v. Burdick: Order Adopting Settlement Stipulation

Order from the trial court adopting the settlement stipulation awarding attorney's fees and costs from the state of North Dakota.

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Millicent Awuor Maimuna & Margaret Anyoso Oliele v. Attorney General and others, Constitutional Petition No. 562 of 2012, High Court of Kenya

Download the judgment here.  

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Kenya, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Texas Policy Harms Undocumented Women

Texas Policy Harms Undocumented Women Undocumented women in Texas often do not seek needed health care for fear of being stopped at checkpoints, while others are refused care due to their undocumented status. But in [...]

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Letter to Kerry on Las 17 in El Salvador

Letter to Kerry on Las 17 in El Salvador  

Abortion, Definitions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

Bans on Abortion at 20 Weeks: Unconstitutional, Unconscionable, and Unwarranted

The Supreme Court has ruled time and again that liberty is at the core of a woman’s right to control her destiny and her body, including decisions about whether ending or continuing a pregnancy is [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Public Funding, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

CRR Submission for Human Rights Committee’s General Comment on the Right to Life

The Center for Reproductive Rights prepared this submission to the Human Rights Committee in advance of its drafting a revised general comment on the right to life. This submission urges the Committee to reaffirm that [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Joint Statement for Human Rights Committee Day of Discussion on the Right to Life

The Center and over 50 human rights organizations from across the globe issued this joint statement to the Human Rights Committee for its day of discussion on the right to life, calling on the Committee [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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