Tag: Universal Periodic Review

Joint Submission to Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan

The Center for Reproductive Rights and Aahung, a Karachi-based NGO, presented this joint submission on July 13, 2022, to supplement the report of the Government of Pakistan scheduled for review in the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council. This submission focuses on the Government’s obligations to protect and promote sexual and reproductive rights. Specifically, […]

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 […]

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.

Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Nepal

The joint submission made by the Center and its local partners in July 2020 for Nepal's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council.

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. […]