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U.N. Committee: Russia and Slovakia Must Remove Waiting Periods and Other Barriers to Safe and Legal Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) The governments of Russia and Slovakia are undermining women’s human rights by introducing retrogressive barriers in access to safe and legal abortion, according to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (U.N. CEDAW)…

At U.N. Human Rights Council, Slovakia Announces Plan to Increase Access to Modern Contraceptives

(PRESS RELEASE) At the close of its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Slovak government has made a commitment to broaden access to modern contraceptives for all women…

EU Set to Vote on Major Policy Initiative

UPDATE: In an unexpected turn of events, a coalition of conservative members of the European Parliament forced a vote to send the report on sexual and reproductive health and rights back to the Women’s Rights Committee for further discussions.

UN Urges the Slovak Government to Reform Reproductive Health

A recent review by the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights found that Slovakia continues to fall short on certain key elements of reproductive health care…

Millions of European Women Struggle to Access Contraception

(PRESS RELEASE) Millions of women living in European Union member states still cannot access affordable contraception or even get accurate information about it — violating their human rights and discriminating against them because of their gender…

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