HIV/AIDS

Shadow letter to CEDAW on the status of reproductive and sexual health and rights in Zambia

On May 26, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the 49th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on the status of reproductive and sexual health and rights in Zambia. …

Shadow letter to CEDAW on the rights of women and girls in Nepal

On June 7, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Justice for All, and the Women's Reproductive Rights Program of the Centre for Agro-Ecology and Development submitted a shadow letter to the 49th session of the Committee on the Elimination of

Reproductive Rights Violations—Torture By Any Other Name

A woman living with HIV in Chile is forcibly sterilized while unconscious and undergoing a cesarean delivery…

World AIDS Day

When doctors in India found out that Gita Bai was HIV-positive, they denied her pre-natal care. She soon returned to the hospital when contractions started—and the doctors physically barred her from entering the building. …

Center’s shadow letter to the ESCR Committee on The Russian Federation

In April 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the All Russian Family Planning Association (currently known as Russian Association for Population and Development - RAPD) submitted a shadow letter to the 46th session of the Committee on Economic, Social and…

Center’s shadow letter to the ESCR Committee on The Republic of Moldova

In April 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Moldovan Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) submitted a shadow letter to the 46th session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR Committee) on the situation of women…

CRR Spotlights Abuses against HIV+ Women in Chile

On June 21, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Chilean HIV/AIDS group VIVO POSITIVO will present the findings of the report …

CEDAW Committee Expresses Concern over Bangladesh

In February, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) urged Bangladesh to immediately address critical reproductive health issues…

Defending Rights & Saving Lives: 2010 Accomplishments

No woman should have to risk her life because she cannot get the essential reproductive care she deserves. This tenet is the cornerstone of the Center for Reproductive Rights work. Looking back at 2010, the Center is proud of how it has advanced toward that vision and has helped to restore dignity and freedom for thousands of women here at home and around the world…

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…