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Accountability for Discrimination Against Women in the Philippines: Key Findings and Recommendations from the CEDAW Committee’s Special Inquiry on Reproductive Rights card link

Accountability for Discrimination Against Women in the Philippines: Key Findings and Recommendations from the CEDAW Committee’s Special Inquiry on Reproductive Rights

A 2007 report by the Center documenting human rights violations associated with Executive Order 003 became the basis for a special inquiry convened by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women [...]

Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Asia, Philippines, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Publications

Carta sombra: Peru_CEDAW_2014_Espanol

Carta sombra: Peru_CEDAW_2014_Espanol

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean

Carta sombra: Brazil_CEDAW_2011_Inglés

Carta sombra: Brazil_CEDAW_2011_Inglés

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,Documents

CEDAW Committee holds India Accountable for Failure to Prevent and Prosecute Cases of Child Marriage, and Ensure Access to Reproductive Health Services

CEDAW Committee holds India Accountable for Failure to Prevent and Prosecute Cases of Child Marriage The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW Committee) recently criticized India for failing to address [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education,Asia, India,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

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

CEDAW Committee addresses a wide range of reproductive rights violations in its review of Pakistan

CEDAW Committee addresses a wide range of reproductive rights violations in its review of Pakistan The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) recently issued concluding observations from its February review of [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Asia, Pakistan, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,News

El Comité de la CEDAW de Naciones Unidas insta al Estado chileno a garantizar los derechos de mujeres que viven con VIH

El Comité de la CEDAW de Naciones Unidas insta al Estado chileno a garantizar los derechos de mujeres que viven con VIH El Comité para la Eliminación de Discriminación contra la Mujer de las Naciones [...]

HIV/AIDS,Latin America & Caribbean

UN CEDAW Pushes Chile to Guarantee Rights of Women Living with HIV

UN CEDAW Pushes Chile to Guarantee Rights of Women Living with HIV The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) finished its periodic reports on Chile and, in October, issued concluding [...]

HIV/AIDS, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Chile,At the United Nations,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Observaciones finales: Brasil_CEDAW_2012_Ingles

Observaciones finales: Brasil_CEDAW_2012_Ingles

Latin America & Caribbean,Documents

Observaciones finales: Chile_CEDAW_2012_Español

Observaciones finales: Chile_CEDAW_2012_Ingles

Latin America & Caribbean,Documents

The CEDAW Committee Urges States to Protect and Promote Sexual and Reproductive Rights

In July 2011, the Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) urged the governments of Nepal, Costa Rica, and Zambia to improve their record on reproductive rights. The Center for Reproductive Rights, [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Africa, Zambia, Asia, Nepal, Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,News

Center’s shadow letter to the CEDAW Committee on Kenya

In December 2010, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) on the situation of reproductive rights of women and adolescents in Kenya. Kenya reported [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Africa, Kenya,At the United Nations,Documents

CEDAW Committee Expresses Concern over Bangladesh

In February, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) urged Bangladesh to immediately address critical reproductive health issues. These include the lack of information on women’s health, the lack [...]

Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Asia, Bangladesh,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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