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Moldova

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RH Reality Check: Many International Agreements Later, Girls and Young Women Worldwide Still Lack Basic Rights

Moldova is one of more than two dozen countries that celebrate International Women’s Day — March 8 — as a holiday, with an official day off and a long-held tradition of showering women with gifts…

Moldovan Woman Imprisoned for Abortion Pardoned and Freed

(PRESS RELEASE) In a highly-anticipated decision, the Moldovan Pardoning Commission finally granted pardon to Z., a young woman who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for having an abortion at home—despite the fact that there is no criminal punishment in Moldovan law for women who have illegal…

UN Human Rights Body Urges Russia and Moldova to Protect Reproductive Rights

This May the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR Committee) urged the governments of the Russian Federation and …

A Closer Look at Reproductive Rights in Moldova

On September 23, 2010, the Center co-hosted a roundtable discussion with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) in Chisinau, Moldova on Reproductive Rights: Opportunities and Constraints in the Republic of Moldova

Shadow Letters Bring Reproductive Rights to Light

The Center celebrated the recent concluding observations on Ecuador, Croatia and Moldova from the U.N. Human Rights Committee, which reaffirm the obligation of these states to guarantee reproductive rights

New Case against Moldova

Z., a young pregnant woman from one of Moldova's poorest regions, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for having an abortion at home.  On February 9, 2009, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Moldovan Institute for Human Rights filed a complaint on her behalf against Moldova before the European Court of Human Rights. …

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…

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…