Books & Reports

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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…

Gaining Ground: A Tool for Advancing Reproductive Rights Law Reform

Women's equality and status in society are directly linked to their enjoyment of reproductive rights. Around the world, human rights law and international commitments require governments to reform laws and policies that deny women these rights…

Failure to Deliver: Violations of Women's Human Rights in Kenyan Health Facilities

Providing women with affordable, accessible, and safe health services is a key obligation of the government of Kenya…

Imposing Misery: The Impact of Manila's Contraception Ban on Women and Families

Likhaan, ReproCen, and the Center for Reproductive Rights have released a report documenting the devastating impact of Manila’s contraception ban on women and their families…

Bibliography: Adolescent Sexual Health

This bibliography is intended as a reference tool, for convenience only. It is not exhaustive, and is not updated on a regular basis.