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Submission to UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls (Joint Submission by the Center and CARE International); 01/25/21

Ensuring rights-based accountability for the sexual and reproductive health and rights of refugee and host community women and girls affected by crisis in northern Uganda The Center for Reproductive Rights and CARE International presented this submission [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Africa, Uganda,At the United Nations,Shadow Letters & Reports

Statement on COVID and SRHR

Abortion, COVID-19,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Around the World,Documents

Abortion Stigma and Its Effect on Access to Justice: Jackson Namunya Tali v The Republic of Kenya

On October 19, 2017, the Court of Appeal of Kenya acquitted Jackson Tali, a registered nurse who had been arrested in July 2009 and sentenced to death in September 2014 after a young woman with [...]

Africa,Documents

Fact Sheet: Enforcing Kenya’s obligation to provide legal abortion services

Abortion,Kenya,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Shadow Letter on Uganda to Universal Periodic Review

Abortion,Africa, Uganda,At the United Nations,Documents

Concluding Observations and Recommendations on the 5th Periodic State Report of the Republic of Uganda (2010-2012)

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Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Censorship, Discriminatory Policies, Maternal Health,Africa, Uganda,Engaging Policymakers,Documents

The Africa Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights: Uganda Shadow Letter

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Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Censorship, Discriminatory Policies, Maternal Health,Africa, Uganda,Engaging Policymakers,Documents

Kenya Committee on the Rights of the Child: Full Session Letter

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Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Kenya,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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

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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

The World’s Abortion Laws Map (2014)

Since 1998, the Center for Reproductive Rights has produced The World’s Abortion Laws map to visually compare the legal status of induced abortion in different countries—and to advocate for greater progress in ensuring access to safe and legal [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Shadow Letter to the CEDAW Committee on Sierra Leone

The Center and L.A.W.Y.E.R.S. submitted this shadow letter to the CEDAW Committee during its 57th session in connection with its review of Sierra Leone. This letter highlights Sierra Leone’s obligation to guarantee all women reproductive [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health,Africa, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

The Human Rights Committee Urges Malawi to Safeguard Sexual and Reproductive Rights

In July 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (the Committee), which monitors states’ implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, released its concluding observations on Malawi, urging the government to take [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Africa, Malawi, Latin America & Caribbean, Peru, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

The Economist: Fertile grounds for hope

The Economist: Fertile grounds for hope Evelyne Opondo * SIR - Although it is true that modern contraception could play an important role in lowering birth rates in sub-Saharan Africa, governments must ensure that women [...]

Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Africa, Tanzania,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Center in the Spotlight

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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