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Defending Human Rights: Abortion Providers Facing Threats, Restrictions, and Harassment

The Center is proud to present its groundbreaking report, "Defending Human Rights: Abortion Providers Facing Threats, Restrictions, and Harassment." …

Bringing Theories of Human Rights Change Home

Symposium: International Law and the Constitution: Terms of Engagement

Panel I: The Contemporary Relevance of International Human Rights for Constitutional Law and Social Justice: Case Studies and Limitations…

Federal Policy Agenda

Advancing What's Right for Women and the Nation

Emergency Contraception Legislative Advocacy Packet

Emergency Contraception Legislative Advocacy Packet…

Annual Report 2006

For 15 years, our attorneys have strategically and boldly used human rights tools, from the U.S. Constitution to the rulings of human rights bodies worldwide, to advance and protect every woman and girl's right to freely make and act on her own reproductive choices…

Annual Report 2007

In 2007, the Center continued to work worldwide to secure recognition of reproductive rights as human rights. We won cases that affirmed the right to safe abortion. We challenged laws and policies that blocked women's access to contraception and life-saving emergency obstetric care…

Abortion in Nepal: Women Imprisoned

This report, produced by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Forum for Women, Law and Development, documents human rights abuses arising from Nepal's abortion law…

At Risk: Rights Violations of HIV-Positive Women in Kenyan Health Facilities

Women living with HIV in Kenya who seek medical care suffer multiple human rights violations and encounter daunting barriers to quality healthcare…

Broken Promises: Human Rights, Accountability, and Maternal Death in Nigeria

Broken Promises: Human Rights, Accountability, and Maternal Death in Nigeria, a new report by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Women Advocates Resource and Documentation Centre, illustrates the systematic failure of the Nigerian government to live up to its human rights…

Gender-Based Violence Laws in Sub-Saharan Africa

Gender-based violence includes acts of violence in the form of physical, psychological, or sexual violence against a person specifically because of his or her gender…