Tag: Philippines

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.

Center’s Work Promoting Gender Equality Recognized in the Philippines

The Philippine Commission on Human Rights awards the Center as a valuable partner.

Engaging in the UPR: Capacity Building for SRHR Advocates in the Philippines

A virtual event held by the Center and its partners.

Victory for Children’s Rights: Ending Child Marriage in the Philippines

Law supported by the Center adds serious penalties to combat the harmful practice.

Center and Partners Promote Strategies to Expand Abortion Access at “Safe Abortion Dialogue-Asia” Conference

The Center for Reproductive Rights Asia team is playing a significant role this month at Safe Abortion Dialogue-Asia, a virtual conference focused on developing strategies to reduce barriers and expand access to safe abortion care in the region.

Issue Spotlight: COVID-19

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for Reproductive Rights has been on the front lines of ensuring that reproductive health services are prioritized—through advocacy, policy development, and the creation of new programs and research initiatives.