Tag: United Nations

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 […]