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Shadow Letter on the Republic of Moldova to the Committee against Torture

On March 21, 2012, the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partner, the Institutul pentru Drepturile Omului din Moldova (the Moldovan Institute for Human Rights), submitted a shadow letter to the Committee against Torture for the adoption of a list of issues prior to reporting for the…

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…

Center’s Shadow Letter to the Human Rights Committee on The Republic of Moldova

In October 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Moldovan Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) submitted a letter to the Country Report Task Forces of the Human Rights Committee…

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 …

UN Concluding Observations: The Republic of Moldova

The U.N. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights released their concluding observations from the 46th session on the second periodic report of the Republic of Moldova on July 12, 2011…

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…

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. …