HIV/AIDS

10 Reasons Why Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission Harms Women

HIV-positive women increasingly face legal sanctions as a growing number of countries introduce legislation that would criminalize HIV transmission and exposure. This report outlines the ways in which these laws — rather than providing justice — harm and oppress women…

Czech Government Apologizes to Victims of Forced Sterilization

The Center for Reproductive Rights congratulates the Czech Republic on being the first country in the region to acknowledge that Roma women have been forcibly sterilized. …

UNFPA Funds Released

New York, NY—The Center for Reproductive Rights applauds the State Department's release of $50 million in funds to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) which supports programs around the world to advance poor women's reproductive health. This action follows President Obama announcing in January his commitment to restore U.S. financial support of the fund…

The Center at CSW 2009

Why should reproductive rights be on the HIV/AIDS agenda? How do we hold governments accountable for the rights violations HIV-positive women suffer every day? The Center, drawing on its expertise in human rights law and reproductive healthcare, brought these issues to the table at the 2009 meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).  …

CSW 2009 Oral Intervention

CSW ORAL SUBMISSION
53rd Session - March 2 - 13, 2009
Human Rights Violations at the Intersection of HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health…

Rights of HIV+ Women in Kenya

Women living with HIV in Kenya who seek medical care suffer multiple human rights violations and encounter daunting barriers to quality healthcare…

Forcibly Sterilized Woman Files International Case against Chile

New York—Today, a woman diagnosed with HIV filed a complaint against Chile before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, an international human rights body, charging that the government failed to…

Using the Millennium Development Goals to Realize Women's Reproductive Rights

Using the Millennium Development Goals to Realize Women's Reproductive Rights…

Federal Policy Agenda

Advancing What's Right for Women and the Nation

At Risk: Rights Violations of HIV-Positive Women in Kenyan Health Facilities

Women living with HIV in Kenya who seek medical care suffer multiple human rights violations and encounter daunting barriers to quality healthcare…

Our Work in Focus

The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights…
One year ago, the Center for Reproductive Rights and our partner, the Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA - Uganda), submitted a joint letter to the Human Rights Council (the Council), which was about to perform its Universal Periodic Review of Uganda…
A woman living with HIV in Chile is forcibly sterilized while unconscious and undergoing a cesarean delivery…