Asia

Nepal's King Urged to Continue Commitment to Human Rights by Releasing Women Imprisoned for Abortion

New York, NY
Women’s rights groups are urging King Gyanendra of Nepal to continue his commitment to human rights by releasing women imprisoned for abortion and related charges. As is tradition, each year the King of Nepal grants amnesty to some prisoners on his birthday.

The Global Gag Rule's Effects on NGOs in 56 Countries

The Global Gag Rule penalizes non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in 561 countries that receive family planning assistance funds from the U.S. These NGOs are prohibited from providing abortion-related services, including counseling and referrals, and/or lobbying on abortion issues…

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…

Displaced and Disregarded: Refugees and their Reproductive Rights

Displaced and Disregarded: Refugees and their Reproductive Rights…

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

On November 14, the second case to be developed under the Center for Reproductive Rights’ South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI) was filed in the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh…
Last month, the first case to be developed by the Center for Reproductive Rights’ South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI) was filed in the Supreme Court of Nepal…
Salenta Singh suffered a debilitating injury after she went to a public hospital in Uttar Pradesh, India to give birth—and was left alone while in labor…