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Guaranteeing Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

This fact sheet by the Center showcases some of the positive measures States have implemented during the pandemic. The measures are grounded in States’ human rights obligations and demonstrate that sustaining many of them post-pandemic [...]

COVID-19,Reporting on Rights,Fact Sheets

Decriminalization of Abortion in Nepal: Imperative to Uphold Women’s Rights

This fact sheet highlights continued criminalization of women for seeking abortion beyond prescribed legal conditions despite progressive legislation that came into force in 2018. The Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights (SMRHR) Act aims to respect, [...]

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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 [...]

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

Maternal Health,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Challenging Institutional Stigma Against Abortion Care in Kenya

Abortion,Kenya,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Access to Justice during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Son Niñas: Violaciones a los Derechos Reproductivos en América Latina y el Caribe

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Ecuador, Guatemala, Nicaragua,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Youth Reproductive Rights and the COVID-19 Response

This fact sheet discusses how youth access to reproductive care has been further imperiled by the COVID-19 pandemic and what governments should do about it.

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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

Expanding Telemedicine Can Ensure Abortion Access During COVID-19 Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, offering an essential service safely and effectively through telemedicine to minimize patient contact is a public health priority. This new fact sheet was developed by the Center for Reproductive Rights and [...]

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COVID-19 Underscores the Nonessential Nature of Abortion Restrictions

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in the United States, unnecessary restrictions on abortion care exacerbate the already difficult circumstances under which health care providers and pregnant people provide and access abortion care, respectively.

Abortion, COVID-19,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

How State COVID-19 Orders Can Impact Abortion Access

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, state governments around the country are issuing a variety of orders that should be focused on containing the spread of the virus, protecting health care workers, and prioritizing the [...]

Abortion, COVID-19,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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