On May 17, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a comment on the Biden Administration’s proposed rule on “Ensuring Access to Equitable, Affordable, Client-Centered, Quality Family Planning Services.” The proposed rule change would restore the Title X family planning program by ending the Trump-era “domestic gag rule” and reinstating regulations instituted in 2000, with […]
Monday, May 17, is the final day for the public to submit comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the Biden Administration’s proposed rule change that would end the Trump-era “domestic gag rule.” The domestic gag rule targets the Title X family planning program with regulations limiting access to reproductive health care services.
Briefing Paper: Improving International Human Rights Standards on Adolescents’ Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights
This briefing paper discusses some gaps in jurisprudence by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women with respect to the sexual and reproductive rights of adolescents in view of social and legal realities in the South Asia region. The paper makes recommendations to United Nations treaty monitoring bodies for improving standards in their Concluding Observations to South Asian countries and General Comments that would strengthen guarantees for adolescents' sexual and reproductive rights.
The Biden Administration on Wednesday issued a proposed rule to undo a harmful Trump-era policy, known as the “domestic gag rule,” that targeted the Title X family planning program with regulations limiting access to reproductive health care services.