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Concluding Observations: Egypt_CEDAW_2009_English

In 2009, the Center, in collaboration with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) submitted a shadow letter to the CEDAW Committee highlighting Egypt’s failure to promote and protect women’s sexual and reproductive rights.  The Committee addressed a number of…

Tysiąc v. Poland: Ensuring Effective Access to Legal Abortion

Alicja Tysiąc, a Polish woman, was suffering from severe myopia. Pregnant for the third time, she consulted three ophthalmologists who concluded that carrying the pregnancy to term constituted a serious risk to her eyesight…

Legal Grounds II: Reproductive and Sexual Rights in African Commonwealth Courts

As part of the Fourth Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Center will launch Legal Grounds: Reproductive and Sexual Rights in African Commonwealth Courts: Volume II. …

Concluding Observations: Croatia_Human Rights Committee_2009_English

In 2009, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Croatia.  The shadow letter discussed the state’s systematic failure to provide comprehensive sexual and reproductive health

Shadow Letter: Croatia_Human Rights Committee_2009_English

In 2009, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Croatia.  The shadow letter discussed the state’s systematic failure to provide comprehensive

Concluding Observations: Ecuador_Human Rights Committee_2009_English

In 2009, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Ecuador.  The letter highlighted the failure of the government to protect girls against sexual violence in schools and to ensure that…

Shadow Letter: Ecuador_Human Rights Committee_2009_English

In 2009, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Ecuador.  The letter highlighted the failure of the government to protect girls against sexual violence in schools and to ensure that…

Shadow Letter: Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Egypt (CEDAW)

In 2009, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the CEDAW Committee on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Egypt, in preparation for the Committee's review of Egypt at its 45th session…

Center’s Letter Impacts EU Legislative Process

In December 2008, the Center for Reproductive Rights, together with ASTRA, intervened at a hearing in the European Parliament and held meetings with the European Commission regarding the proposal for a Directive on non-discriminatory access…

Human Rights Committee Reviews Croatia

In March and September of 2009, the Center for Reproductive Rights, together with the Center for Education, Counseling and Research (CESI), and Interights, submitted shadow letters on Croatia to the…

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…
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…