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RR v. Poland, S&T v. Poland, and Z v. Poland - Polish Language Litigation Briefing Series (PDF)

Poland has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in Europe. R.R. v.

Council of the District of Columbia: Opposition Letter re: H.R. 3

On May 3, 2011, the members of the Council of the District of Columbia (the elected legislature of Washington, D.C.) unanimously signed a letter strongly opposing H.R. 3, a congressional bill that would override the will of D.C…

Comments to Hungarian Parliament Re: Draft Constitution

The Hungarian Women’s Lobby and the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted these comments to the members of the Hungarian Parliament responsible for drafting the Constitution in March 2011…

European Constitutions Right to Life

This document lists the international, regional and national
legal provisions of the right to life in Europe and ratified by Hungary.


Letter in Opposition to Policy Riders in H.R. 1, Continuing Resolution

The Honorable Harry Reid

Senate Majority Leader

United Sates Capitol S-321

Washington, DC 20510

Center for Reproductive Rights Letter in Opposition to H.R. 3

Dear Chairman Franks, Ranking Member Nadler, and Members of the Subcommittee:

On behalf of the Center for Reproductive Rights, I urge you to reject the extreme and misleadingly titled "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act" (HR 3). …

Submission to the Special Rapporteur on violence against women regarding conditions in the United States and the state’s obligation to protect women

The U.S. Legal Program, alongside numerous other civil
society organizations, submitted a briefing paper to Ms. Rashida Manjoo,
Special Rapporteur on violence against women, in advance of her Mission to the
United States from January 24 – February 7, 2011. The report provides…

Discriminatory or Rights Based? CHR Advisory on the Local Ordinance by the City of Manila

"By the issuance of EO 003, the City of Manila, an instrumentality and essential element of the state, committed a clear breach of CEDAW obligation…

Abortion Law: International and Comparative Law Supplement

To support and expand the teaching of reproductive health and rights in law school curricula, the Law School Initiative has undertaken a series of regional discussions with law faculty about the challenges of teaching reproductive rights in a traditional law school setting.  The Initiative…