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Shadow Letter: Peru_CEDAW_2002_English

Shadow Letter: Peru_CEDAW_2002_English…

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…

UN Human Rights Committee Makes Landmark Decision Establishing Women's Right to Access to Legal Abortion

New York, NY-Today, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) decided its first abortion case, KL v. Peru. The decision establishes that denying access to legal abortion violates women's most basic human rights…

Women’s Health Experts from Kenya and Peru Speak out on the Impact of the Global Gag Rule

At a breakfast briefing on October 22, women's health experts from Kenya and Peru will discuss the devastating effects of the Bush Administration's gag rule on women and reproductive health advocates in their countries…

International Human Rights Settlement Expected to Improve Women’s Access to Reproductive Health Care in Peru

Yesterday, the government of Peru signed an agreement before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) that should bring about sweeping changes in Peru's reproductive health policies, and improve women's access to family planning and…

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…

Our Work in Focus

Six years ago this week, the Center for Reproductive Rights won a groundbreaking victory for the women of Peru and around the world . For the first time, an international human rights body condemned a country for failing to provide abortion services that were both legal and essential to the health of a woman, violating her fundamental human rights in the process…