Tag: Philippines

Center Holds Seminar for Thai Judges on Legal Issues of Surrogacy in Asia

100+ participants learn about surrogacy laws, case studies and key cases to help improve legal standards in the region.

Center Leads Workshop to Broaden Understanding of SRHR Issues in Asia

Three-day training for young lawyers, youth advocates, health professionals and others held through the South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative.

“Let’s Talk Repro” Series: Prabina Bajracharya, Senior Manager for Asia

"I see reproductive rights as being at the core of gender equality and human rights, and this really resonates with the Center's mission."

UN Treaty Bodies Call for the Philippines to Decriminalize Abortion and Protect Adolescents’ SRHR 

Actions follow years of advocacy by the Center and its national partners.

Supplementary Report on the Status of Adolescents’ Reproductive Rights in the Philippines: 2022 Submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

The Asia Unit of the Center for Reproductive Rights together with Philippine-based partners submitted supplemental information for the adoption of the list of issues (LOI) for the Republic of the Philippines by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. This submission presents updates and information on key issues affecting adolescents’ reproductive rights in […]

The Center and Partners Prepare Filipino Youth for Adolescent SRHR Advocacy at the UN

Capacity building workshop strengthens youth’s knowledge and skills to engage with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Submission to the UN Assesses the Philippines’ Progress on SRHR Issues

Report to the UPR Working Group by the Center and its partners cites barriers and recommends improvements in access to contraception, maternal health, abortion, and adolescent sex education.

Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Philippines by the Center and Partners, 03/29/2022

The Center submitted the report Report on Philippines’ Compliance with its Human Rights Obligations in the Area of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights to the 41st Session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council. This report was submitted in partnership with The Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW), Catholics […]

In Op-Ed, the Center’s Jihan Jacob Argues for the Philippines to Follow WHO’s New Guideline and Ensure Abortion Access

“For Filipinos to fully exercise their human rights, they must be able to make free and informed decisions and have access to abortion care.” -- Jacob

The Philippines Decriminalizes Consensual Adolescent Sexual Activity

For the first time, adolescents in the country are recognized as rights holders who have sexual autonomy.