Nepalese Migrant Worker Free After Wrongful Imprisonment in Malaysia

Nirmala Thape has been set free following a yearlong ordeal during which she was wrongfully arrested and imprisoned after having an abortion in Malaysia…

Imprisoned in Malaysia After Legal Abortion

UPDATE: Following her conviction in November 2014, Nirmala’s case was appealed to the Penang High Court earlier this month. The judge determined that because she was not provided adequate interpretation at her trial, the conviction was invalid.

Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting their Reproductive Lives East and Southeast Asia

 A joint venture between the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW), and four NGO partners in East and Southeast Asia, Women of the World: East and Southeast Asia provides an…

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Senate’s Vote to Repeal the Global Gag Rule

The Center for Reproductive Rights calls on President Bush to sign the bill repealing the Global Gag Rule…

Women of the World: East and Southeast Asia

Our Women of the World reports document laws and policies which impact women's reproductive and sexual health and shape their reproductive choices

Bush Administration Urged to Implement HIV/AIDS Initiative without Strings Attached

"Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $15 billion HIV/AIDS plan aimed at combating the AIDS pandemic internationally over the next five years. We applaud the House's decision because U.S…