Tag: European Union

Joint Statement Calling on Incoming EU Leadership to Prioritise Equality and Non-Discrimination

Paving the Way for an Equality-Centred Policy Cycle Brussels, 11 July 2024—The European Union was founded on the principles of equality and non-discrimination. Yet too many people continue to face discrimination and inequality across the Union, including intersectional and multiple forms of discrimination in all aspects of their lives.[1] In the current climate, it is […]

Poland’s Parliamentary Commission Recommends Decriminalization of Abortion

GENEVA, 25.06.2024 – The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes today’s landmark recommendation by a Polish parliamentary commission in favour of the decriminalization of abortion in Poland. This recommendation signals an important first step in efforts to align Poland’s abortion laws with European and international norms and ensure the health and rights of women and girls […]

EU institutions endorse new law guaranteeing access to sexual and reproductive health care for survivors of sexual violence

15.02.24 (STATEMENT) – The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes the groundbreaking inclusion of legal guarantees for access to sexual and reproductive healthcare for survivors of sexual violence in new EU legislation on violence against women. This week, EU Member States formally endorsed the agreement reached between the EU institutions on a new EU Directive on violence […]

2024-2029: Priorities for EU Action to Advance Gender Equality and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

The Center's report recommending actions by EU institutions to ensure continued progress on gender equality and SRHR.

European Parliament Calls on U.S. to Protect Abortion Rights

Resolution expresses grave concern about the consequences to women’s rights if the U.S. Supreme Court were to revoke the constitutional right to abortion.

Manifesto for an inclusive and comprehensive EU gender-based violence policy

International and European networks and organisations have adopted a manifesto for an inclusive EU law and policy.

In Poland, “Women Are Paying A High Price For The Rule Of Law Crisis”

France24 reported on a top European court’s decision allowing the European Union to block funds to member states that don’t follow EU laws. Poland, which has regressed on human rights–including reproductive rights–in recent years, is at risk of losing EU funding because of the ruling. The Center’s Regional Director for Europe, Leah Hoctor, told France24, […]

2021 EU-NGO Human Rights Forum to Feature Center Executives

2021 EU-NGO Human Rights Forum to feature executives from the Center for Reproductive Rights.

EU Resolution Calls for Full Realization of SRHR in the EU

The European Parliament passed today a resolution affirming that sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are fundamental human rights that must be upheld by European Union (EU) Member States.

Replay Available: Roundtable on Migrant Women’s Access to Maternal Health Care in the EU

The video replay is now available for "Good Practices in Guaranteeing Undocumented Women’s Access to Health Care in the EU," a virtual roundtable hosted by the Center and its partner.