Tag: United Nations

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.

The Center to Co-Host Side Event to the UN Commission on Population and Development Session

Register to attend the Center's virtual side event to the UN's Session on Population and Development.

Center and Youth Coalition to Host Event on Youth SRHR on the Sidelines of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

On March 17, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights will host a virtual side event co-sponsored by Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN during the 66th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).   The side event, entitled, “In Our Own Words: The […]

‘Catastrophic implications’: UN health expert condemns US over threat to abortion rights

The Guardian reported on an amicus brief submitted by Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, the UN’s special rapporteur on the right to health, in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, an upcoming Supreme Court case reviewing Mississppi’s 15-week abortion ban in a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. The Center is representing Jackson Women’s Health Organization 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.

Accountability for Discrimination Against Women in the Philippines: Key Findings and Recommendations from the CEDAW Committee’s Special Inquiry on Reproductive Rights

A 2007 report by the Center documenting human rights violations associated with Executive Order 003 became the basis for a special inquiry convened by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)—an international human rights treaty body—in 2012 to investigate these concerns. The inquiry is the first of its kind to […]