HIV/AIDS

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The CEDAW Committee Urges States to Protect and Promote Sexual and Reproductive Rights

In July 2011, the Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) urged the governments of Nepal, Costa Rica, and Zambia to improve their record on reproductive rights…

Shadow letter to CEDAW on the state of reproductive and sexual health and rights in Costa Rica

On May 25, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Asociación Colectiva por el Derecho a Decidir, the Centro de Investigación y Promoción para América Central de Derechos Humanos, Law Students for Reproductive Justice of the University of Washington School of Law, …

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

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…