Young People's Rights

Mandatory Parental Consent and Notification Laws

Although the U.S. Supreme Court recognized the right to choose abortion in Roe v. Wade in 1973, and reaffirmed that right in June 1992 in Planned Parenthood v.

Ensuring the Reproductive Rights of Adolescents

February 1999

Who Are Adolescents?

  • People 10 - 19 years of age

     

  • 1 in 5 of world's population

DEFINING ADOLESCENCE

Our Work in Focus

The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of 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…
“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”…