Tag: United Nations

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.

UN Event to Discuss the Weaponization of Disinformation Against Women

Register for this October 13 event—being held both in-person and online—featuring the Center's Martin Onyango, Associate Director of Legal Strategies for Africa.

The Center Engages with Policymakers Around the World at UN General Assembly Meetings

The Center’s global delegation promotes sexual and reproductive health and rights issues at the UNGA’s High-Level Week events.

‘I now realize that I am not guilty, that I am just another victim’

In a piece for El País, Fátima, a Guatemalan survivor of sexual violence, tells her story and explains her decision to seek justice by joining a Center case. Fátima’s case against Guatemala is one of four that the Center brought to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in 2019 as part of a strategy called […]

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 Side Event: Technology and the Future of Gender Equality and SRHR

Watch this March 8 panel being held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Progress on Abortion Rights in the Philippines

For the first time, the Philippine Human Rights Commission recommends that abortion be decriminalized.

UN Adopts Resolutions to Protect Gender and Reproductive Rights

Center works with partners to provide technical support to governments in UN negotiations to protect the rights of women and girls.

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.