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Contraception at the UN

 

The evidence is staggering…

United Nations Human Rights Council Urged to Address Lack of Access to Contraceptives and Family Planning

(PRESS RELEASE) The governments of Argentina, Denmark, Ethiopia, and Morocco are leading a group of more than 60 states in an effort to draw attention to insufficient access to contraceptives and family planning services with the submission of a cross-regional statement to the United…

Uruguay’s Progress Inspires Action

When lawmakers in Uruguay recently passed a law that decriminalized abortion in the early stages of a pregnancy, they did more than improve the health and well-being of the country's women…

Uruguay Raises the Bar for Latin America

This week, Uruguay took an extremely important step when its President signed into law a bill allowing abortion services during the first trimester of pregnancy, reversing its highly restrictive abortion law…

Argentina Decriminalizes Abortion in All Cases of Rape

This week, the Argentine Supreme Court handed down a historic decision, which clarifies that abortion is decriminalized in all cases of rape. Prior to this ruling, the interpretation of the rape exception in Argentina's abortion law was unclear…

Center for Reproductive Rights Opens New Regional Office in Colombia

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced the opening of its new regional office for Latin America and the Caribbean in Bogotá, Colombia. The Center has worked in the region for fifteen years, advancing women's access to reproductive health services, through human rights litigation and the documentation of reproductive rights violations…

Concluding Observations: Argentina, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

In the concluding observations from CESCR, the Committee notes that Argentina is still experiencing a difficult economic situation…

Concluding Observations: Argentina_Committee on the Rights of the Child_2002_Spanish

Concluding Observations: Argentina_Committee on the Rights of the Child_2002_Spanish…