Advanced Search
Perilous Pregnancies: Health Care for Undocumented Migrant Women in the EU (2020) card link

Perilous Pregnancies: Health Care for Undocumented Migrant Women in the EU (2020)

A report by the Center for Reproductive Rights on the barriers in access to affordable maternal health care for undocumented migrant women in the European Union. International public health guidelines stipulate that reducing maternal mortality [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Pregnant Immigrants and Asylum Seekers During COVID-19: U.S. Government Abuses at the Border and Beyond

This issue brief outlines evidence of the mistreatment of pregnant immigrants and people seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border and in U.S. immigration detention, and discusses how existing policies have created the conditions for escalating [...]

Maternal Health,United States, Accountability Bodies,Reporting on Rights,Publications

The COVID-19 Pandemic is Exacerbating a Human Rights Crisis in Maternal Health

Maternal Health,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Safeguarding Maternal Health and Rights in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Childbirth is the leading reason for hospitalization in the United States, and nearly 4 million births occur each year. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so will pregnancies and the need for pregnancy-related health care. It [...]

Maternal Health,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Maternal Health in Louisiana

Maternal Health,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications
Detention and Abuse of Women Seeking Maternal Health Services card link

Detention and Abuse of Women Seeking Maternal Health Services

On September 17, 2015, the High Court of Kenya issued a groundbreaking judgment in the case of Millicent Awuor (Maimuna) &, Margaret Anyoso Oliele v. Attorney General and others, Constitutional Petition No. 562 of 2012. [...]

Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Africa, Kenya,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

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 [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Adolescent SRHR, Censorship, Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Global Gag Rule, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Reporting on Rights,Center in the Spotlight

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Pakistan Addresses High Rate of Fistula card link

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 [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Pakistan,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Center in the Spotlight

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 [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Center in the Spotlight

Violence against Women and Reproductive Rights in the Americas

The numerous forms of violence that are committed against women pose an obstacle to their individual development, violate their rights, and limit their freedoms. Violence against women blocks the full development of their capacities and [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants

Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants The following was published in the Austin American Statesman on Tuesday, May 26: My name is Vero Higareda. I am 21 years old. I am an immigrant Latina. [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), Reporting on Rights,Center in the Spotlight

Reproductive Rights Rundown: January 2015

The Center for Reproductive Rights is pleased to share its January 2015 edition of the Reproductive Rights Rundown, highlighting significant reproductive rights developments in UN Treaty Monitoring Bodies (TMBs), the key interpretative bodies of international [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Maternal Health,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Scroll Up