UN WORKING GROUP STATEMENT: Poland must not further restrict sexual and reproductive health and rights. 22 March 2018. Click here


UN experts call for resistance as battle over women’s rights intensifies. 21 July 2017. Click here


Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights: Pro-Choice: A step towards universal access to reproductive health services. 27 June 2017. Click here

UN Human Rights Committee: Irish abortion law, once again, used to violate a woman’s human rights. 16 June 2017. Click here

UNFPA: On US decision to withhold funding. 6 April 2017. Click here




 ASTRA YOUTH and others: Statement on the planned restrictions on the availability of ulipristal acetate emergency contraception pills in Poland. 9 December 2016. Click here


Global Justice Centre and World Organisation Against Torture: Shadow Report to the Committee against Torture on Sri Lanka’s abortion law. 29 November 2016. Click here

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African Commission on Human and People’s Rights: Statement by the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa commemorating the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion. 28 September 2016. Click here


2016-08-01_11-29-53UN Human Rights Committee: Recommendations on Abortion Law & Policy. 27 July 2016. Burkina Faso. Ecuador. Ghana

Untitled-44Committee of Ministers, Council of Europe: Abortion related discrimination in Italy. 25 July 2016. Click here


Untitled-37UN Human Rights Committee recommends abortion law reform in Argentina. 20 July 2016. Click here

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Untitled-15Human Rights Committee: Woman refused abortion in Ireland subjected to discrimination and cruel treatment. 9 June 2016. Click here

Untitled-16Committee on Rights of the Child expresses concern on teenagers’ reproductive health in the UK. 3 June 2016. Click here 

Untitled-17Universal Periodic Review of Ireland. 11 May 2016. Click here



Untitled-18UN Committee against Torture calls on the Philippines to reform abortion laws. 11 May 2016. Click here

UN Committee on CESCR LogoEconomic, Social and Cultural Rights: Right to sexual and reproductive health indivisible from other human rights. 2 May 2016. Click here

2016-08-01_11-29-53Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: General Comment on the Right to Sexual and Reproductive Health. 6 April 2016. Click here

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Upholding women’s human rights essential to Zika response. 5 Feb 2016. Click here

image002International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO): Unsafe abortion continues to be a major public health problem. Feb 2016. Click here

ACHPR logoAfrican Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights: Call to decriminalize abortion in Africa. 18 Jan 2016. Click here


UN WORKING GP NL 13 Jun 2016Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice: UN and African experts urge Sierra Leone’s President to save millions of women’s lives by signing the 2015 Safe Abortion Act 28. Jan 2016. Click here


Special Rapporteur, Juan Méndez: UN Photo
Special Rapporteur, Juan Méndez: UN Photo

Special Rapporteur on Torture: Harsh abortion laws are torture. 11 March 2016. Click here




2016-06-01_14-28-57Joint Statement by UN human rights experts: Sexual and reproductive health and rights. 24 September 2015. Click here

2016-05-30_15-00-10Organization of American States: Declaration on Violence Against Women, Girls and Adolescents and their Sexual and Reproductive Rights. 10 March 2015. Click here

ACHPR logoAfrican Commission of Human and Peoples’ Rights: General Comment No. 2 on Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. 25 Feb 2015. Click here