Tag: UN

Commission on Population and Development Side Event: Celebrating ICPD’s Impact on Choice and Autonomy

Watch online this April 30 event about the impact of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), being held at UN Headquarters during the 57th Session of the CPD.

Case at United Nations Human Rights Committee Seeks to Ensure Access to Abortion in Honduras

After becoming pregnant as a result of rape, an indigenous woman and human rights defender was denied emergency contraception and abortion care and was forced to give birth against her will.

Center Joins in Commemorating International Women’s Day at the United Nations

Center leaders speak at sessions of the UN Human Rights Council and Commission on the Status of Women.

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 […]

Nepal Agrees to Decriminalize Abortion and Protect SRHR

Nepal accepts recommendations from its Universal Periodic Review before the UN Human Rights Council to protect the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls.

Center Session to be Held at United Nations Generation Equality Forum

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners will hold an interactive and intergenerational discussion on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) at the Generation Equality Forum, a major global event organized by UN Women.

U.S. Recommits to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at the UN Human Rights Council

The Biden-Harris administration took a significant step forward last week in reversing the Trump administration’s harmful policies undermining gender equity and equality when it committed to promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights in the United States and around the world. The commitment, made March 17 before the UN Human Rights Council, was in response to recommendations made at the U.S.’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in November.  The UPR is a comprehensive human rights review conducted by U.N. […]