Sexual and Reproductive Rights

China’s Two-Child Policy: An Assault on Human Rights

China’s Two-Child Policy: An Assault on Human Rights

At the end of October 2015, the Chinese government announced that it would end its one-child policy by replacing ...
Regulating Assisted Reproductive Technologies in India

Regulating Assisted Reproductive Technologies in India

India’s reported decision to ban surrogacy for foreigners has received plenty of news coverage and analysis in ...
The High Court of Delhi on Pregnancy and Sex Discrimination

The High Court of Delhi on Pregnancy and Sex Discrimination

This July, the High Court of Delhi handed down a landmark decision concerning sex discrimination under the Indian ...
Conscientious Objection or Conscious Oppression?: The Uphill Battle to Access Abortion Services in Uruguay

Conscientious Objection or Conscious Oppression?: The Uphill Battle to Access Abortion Services in Uruguay

In October 2012, Uruguay passed Law 18,987 that waives criminal penalties for abortion in the first 12 weeks of ...
Grand Chamber of the ECtHR to Review Limitations on Choice of Birthplace for Women

Grand Chamber of the ECtHR to Review Limitations on Choice of Birthplace for Women

Dubská and Krejzová v the Czech Republic has been referred to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human ...
Abortion Law in Ireland: A Model for Change

Abortion Law in Ireland: A Model for Change

Ireland has an extremely restrictive abortion law regime. Since the introduction of the 8th Amendment in 1983, the ...
Investigating Alleged Widespread and/or Systematic Forced Sterilizations in Peru

Investigating Alleged Widespread and/or Systematic Forced Sterilizations in Peru

On 20 April 2015, the Peruvian Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) re-opened an investigation into alleged forced ...
Reino Unido: Tu voto por la igualdad de género

Reino Unido: Tu voto por la igualdad de género

Hasta el 31 de mayo se encuentra abierto el periodo de votaciones de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto. ...
United Kingdom, Time for you to Vote for Gender Equality

United Kingdom, Time for you to Vote for Gender Equality

The voting period for the Gender Justice Uncovered Awards is open until May 31st.  Voting is fast and easy.  You ...
Menstrual Hygiene – the Bloody Road to Substantive Equality

Menstrual Hygiene – the Bloody Road to Substantive Equality

Menstruation is a taboo subject for too many people, male and female alike, leading to misunderstanding, ...
Abortion As A Human Right: Should the Law in Northern Ireland Be Reformed?

Abortion As A Human Right: Should the Law in Northern Ireland Be Reformed?

Why do women living in Northern Ireland have to travel to London to have an abortion? At an event hosted by Oxford ...
Northern Ireland’s Human Rights Commission Granted Leave for Judicial Review to Challenge the Country’s Near-Blanket Ban on Abortion

Northern Ireland’s Human Rights Commission Granted Leave for Judicial Review to Challenge the Country’s Near-Blanket Ban on Abortion

Unlike the rest of the UK, Northern Ireland is not covered by the Abortion Act 1967. If you are a woman living ...

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