The permanent representatives of Bahamas and Sweden were announced to serve as co-facilitators for the political declaration resulting from the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2019.read more
2018 revised Inter-Agency Field Manual on Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings is now available!
The Inter‐Agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises (IAWG) is pleased to share the revised Inter-Agency Field Manual on Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings. The Field Manual, which has guided the field of sexual and reproductive...read more
In a joint statement issued ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November, the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women and other UN and regional human rights experts call on all States and...read more
UN Human Rights Committee affirmed that access to abortion and prevention of maternal mortality are Human Rights
On 30 October, the UN Human Rights Committee has adopted its General Comment on the Right to Life. It affirms that abortion is a human right and preventable maternal deaths violate the right to life which begins at birth.read more
The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019 with the priority theme “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable...read more
This year marks the 29th time our movement has celebrated 28 September as an international day for safe abortion. It has been a busy year for abortion rights campaigning, and a good one in many countries. Much of the mainstream media reported on the...read more