10 Days of Activism- “Nothing For Us Without Us”.

Under the theme “Nothing for Us Without Us”, Y-PEER (Youth Peer Education Network) in partnership with organizations and individuals from around the globe working with young people is launching the third annual “10 Days of Activisim”…

Heads of Russian Orthodox and Polish Roman Catholic Churches sign a Joint Message to the Peoples of Russia and Poland.

“We are witnesses to the promotion of abortion, euthanasia, homosexual marriages and consumerism”- says the joint message signed by Heads of Russian Orthodox and Polish Roman Catholic Churches last Friday.

"Our fight in Poland is far from over. The reproductive rights landscape is not yet on par with the level of democracy the coutry otherwise enjoys or the reproductive health protections found in most European countries."

-says Center for Reproductive Rights' Regional Director for Europe Johanna Westeson in the Center for Reproductive Rights annual report. It is available here.

Call to Action- Sign to Liberalize Polish Abortion Law:

Late August or in September the Polish parliament will vote on a new bill liberalizing the current restrictive abortion law and expanding access to contraception and comprehensive sexuality education. Poland has one of the most restrictive abortion…

Help us convince Polish Parliament that Poland deserves a civil partnership law!

Between July 24th and 27th, two newly proposed civil partnership laws will be read and discussed in the Polish Parliament and the laws will be voted on shortly after the readings. Both of the proposals aim to recognize civil partnerships of…

Amnesty International's new publication on ICPD+20: Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Rights: A Human Rights Framework

Amnesty International's new publication on ICPD+20: Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Rights: A Human Rights Framework is available here.

Bellagio Consensus: Recommendations for Action to Increase Access to Highly Effective, Long-Acting, Reversible Contraception

In May 2012, the Population Council, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition hosted a meeting of international experts to discuss ways to increase access to highly effective,…

The World Population Day

Yesterday, we celebrated the World Population Day. It is observed on July 11 annually in order to raise awareness of global population issues. This year’s theme was Universal Access to Reproductive Health Services.

Council of Europe

Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Convention CETS No. 210) CoE Parliamentary Assembly 1607 (2008) Resolution on Access to safe and legal abortion in Europe CoE Parliamentary Assembly: Report…

London Summit on Family Planning

Contraceptives are one of the best investments a country can make in its future. Today, more than 200 million women and girls in developing countries who do not want to get pregnant lack access to contraceptives, information, and services –…

UN documents on the post 2015

UNDG MDG Task Force (June 2012) Guidelines for Country Dialogues on the post 2015

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