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Concluding Observations: Uganda, CEDAW

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Concluding Observations: Nicaragua, Convention on the Rights of the Child

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Concluding Observations: Ecuador, Committee against Torture

The Center submitted a shadow letter on Ecuador before the Committee against Torture in October 2010.  This letter underlines the human rights violations incurred due to pervasive sexual violence against girls in schools in Ecuador, [...]

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Shadow Letter: Supplementary Information on Ecuador, Committee Against Torture

In October 2010, the Center submitted a shadow letter before the Committee against Torture to shed light on the dire situation of pervasive sexual violence against girls in schools in Ecuador and examine the human [...]

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UN Urges Governments to Respect Reproductive Rights

12.27.10 - This fall, three UN treaty monitoring bodies urged the governments of Ecuador, Uganda and Nicaragua to take steps to promote, protect and fulfill reproductiv  rights. The treaty bodies made these powerful recommendations largely [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Uganda, Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Defense Authorization Bill in the Senate

(PRESS RELEASE) Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, issued a statement today on the expected Senate vote on the 2011 defense authorization bill. The legislation excludes language thatwould lift the ban on [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C., Reporting on Rights

CRR in the Field: Alisha Bjerregaard

Since 1992, the Center's innovative legal work has fundamentally transformed the landscape of reproductive health and rights worldwide, and has already strengthened laws and policies in more than 50 countries. CRR in the Field is [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Accountability Bodies, African Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

Key sources for statistics cited in the Forsaken Lives Executive Summary

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European Court of Human Rights Rules that Ireland Abortion Ban Violates Human Rights, But Doesn’t Go Far Enough

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Ireland's ban on abortion violated the human rights of a woman who was forced to travel out of the country to obtain an abortion [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Ireland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

A, B, and C v. Ireland Brief

These comments address the regulation of abortion under international and comparative law, with particular emphasis on the member states of the Council of Europe. These comments demonstrate that national law in Ireland is inconsistent with [...]

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ECHR Letter – Monaco Modifications

Please note that earlier this year, Monaco liberalized its criminal code provisions governing abortion, from a total ban on abortion to allow express exceptions for the risk to the woman’s health or life, fetal impairment [...]

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ECHR Letter – Spain Modifications

Per this letter we respectfully submit to the Grand Chamber new information updating our written submission of 31 October 2008 and supplementary letter of 5 October 2009. The additional information we wish to present at [...]

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Choice, Inc. of Texas d/b/a Causeway Medical Clinic et al v. Greenstein Complaint

Click the link below to download the full complaint in Choice, Inc. of Texas d/b/a Causeway Medical Clinic et al v. Greenstein.

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