From the kidnapping of schoolgirls to the mass shooting of unarmed civilians, violations of humanitarian principles have become the subject of daily news stories. One of the core standards of…
Russians were the first to legalize abortion in the modern era, beginning in 1920. Partly as a result, the country’s population has contacted by more than 10 million since 1988….
The UN Secretary-General failed to produce an annual report tracking funding for reproductive health that served as an important oversight and accountability tool for nearly 20 years.
A committee in the United Kingdom’s House of Lords claims abortion must be provided to survivors of wartime rape as a matter of both human rights law and international humanitarian law.
The World Bank has highlighted “unwanted pregnancy” as a key issue in the latest update to its volume on disease control priorities in the area of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and…
There’s no doubt that the UN’s shiny new 2030 Agenda is ambitious: the total elimination of global poverty is only the first of its seventeen(!) goals. Political commitments like this…