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Abortion

  • The Decriminalization of Abortion: A Human Rights Imperative 

Document Type: Policy Brief

Author: Sexual Rights Initiative

Year: 2013

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  • Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems (Second edition)

Document Type: WHO Policy Guidance

Author: World Health Organization

Year: 2012

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  • Whose Right to Life? Women’s rights and prenatal protections under human rights law and comparative law

Author: Center for Reproductive Rights

Year: 2012

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  • Induced Abortion: Incidence and Trends Worldwide from 1995 to 2008

Document Type: Research

Author: Guttmacher Institute & World Health Organization

Year: 2012

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  • Safe abortion: Global and regional estimates of the incidence of unsafe abortion and associated mortality, 6th edition

Author: World Health Organization

Year: 2008

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Criminalization

  • Analysis of the language ‘child, early and forced’ marriage

 Document Type: UN Report

Author: UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

Document Number: A/66/254

Year: 2011

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  • The Criminalization of Same-Sex Conduct, Sex Work and HIV Transmission

Document Type: UN Report

Author: UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health

Document Number: A/HRC/14/20

Year: 2010

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Early and Forced Marriage

  • Analysis of the language of ‘child, early and forced marriage’

 Document Type: SRI publication

Author: Sexual Rights Initiative

Year: 2013

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  • Sexual Rights Initiative & Women for Women’s Human Rights – New Ways submission regarding preventing and eliminating child, early and forced marriage

 Document Type: Submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Author: Sexual Rights Initiative & Women for Women’s Human Rights – New Ways

Year: 2013

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HIV

  • WHO Policy Brief: Transgender People and HIV

Document Type: Policy Brief

Author: WHO

Year: 2015

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  • Children and AIDS: 6th Stocktaking Report  

Document Type: UN Report

Author: UNAIDS

Year: 2013

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  • Ending new HIV infections among children

Document Type: Infographic

Author: UNAIDS

Year: 2013

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  • AIDS by the numbers 

Document Type: Infographic

Author: UNAIDS

Year: 2013

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  •  Every minute, a young women is infected with HIV

Document Type: Infographic

Author: UNAIDS

Year: 2013

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  • Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights and Health 

Document Type: UN Report

Author: Global Commission on HIV and the Law

Year: 2012

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  • Prevention and Treatment of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections for Sex Workers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Recommendations for a Public Health Approach 

Document Type: UN Report

Author: World Health Organization

Year: 2012

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  • Report of the UNAIDS Advisory Group on HIV and Sex Work

Document Type: UN Report

Author: UNAIDS

Year: 2011

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  • International Guidelines on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights (2006 consolidated version)

Document Type: UN Report

Author: OHCHR & the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS

Year: 2006

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  • International Guidelines on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights (2006 consolidated version)

Document Type: UN Report

Author: OHCHR & the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS

Year: 2006

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Sexuality Education

  • UNFPA Operational Guidance for Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Document Type: UN Guidelines

Author: UNFPA

Year: 2014

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  • The Right to Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Document Type: UN Report

Author: UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education

Document Number: A/65/162

Year: 2010

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  • International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education

Document Type: UN Report

Author: UNESCO

Year: 2009

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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

  • License to Be Yourself: Laws and advocacy for legal gender recognition of trans people. 
  • Author: Open Societies Foundations Year: 2014External Link »

 

  • Discriminatory Laws and Practices and Acts of Violence Against Individuals Based on their Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Document Type: UN Report

Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Document Number: A/HRC/19/41

Year: 2011

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  • Sexual orientation and gender identity as human rights issues in development cooperation

Document Type: Paper

Author: German Institute for Human Rights

Year: 2013

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  • Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Document Type: Human Rights Council Resolution

Resolution Number: 17/19

Year: 2011

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  • Yogyakarta Principles 

Document Type: Resource

Year: 2007

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Sex Work

  • Sex Work & Women’s Movements

Document Type: Paper

Author: Svati P. Shah

Publisher: CREA

Year: 2011

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  • UN WOMEN Note on Sex Work, Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

Document Type: UN publication

Author:  UN WOMEN

Year: 2013

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Gender Equality

  • Equity or Equality for Women? Understanding CEDAW’s Equality Principles

Document Type: Paper

Author: International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific

Year: 2009

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  • Claiming Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Resource Guide to Advancing Women’s ESCR Using OP-CEDAW and OP-ICESCR 

Document Type: Paper

Author: ESCR-NET & International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific

Year: 2013

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Reproductive Rights

  • Reproductive Rights: A tool for monitoring State obligations

Document Type: Toolkit 

Author: Center for Reproductive Rights

Year: 2013

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  • Reproductive rights are human rights: a handbook for national human rights institution

Document Type: Handbook

Author: OHCHR, UNFPA and the Danish Institute for Human Rights

Year: 2014

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Rights of the Child

  • Sexual Rights Initiative Contribution to the OHCHR Study on Children’s Right to Health

Document Type: Submission to OHCHR

Author: Sexual Rights Initiative

Year: 2012

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Human Rights Council

  • United Nations Human Rights Council: a practical guide for NGO participants 

Document type: toolkit

Author: OHCHR

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  • How to follow up on United Nations human rights recommendations: a practical guide for civil society 

Document type: toolkit

Author: OHCHR

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ICPD

  • Reclaiming and Redefining Rights – ICPD+20: Status of sexual and reproductive rights in Middle East and North Africa.

Document Type: Civil Society Report

Author: Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights

Year: 2014

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Maternal Mortability and Morbidity

  • Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability 

Document Type: Book, edited

Author: Paul Hunt (ed), with chapter entitled “Enhancing International Accountability for Maternal Mortality and Morbidity: the work of civil society at the Human Rights Council), by Sandeep Prasad (Executive Director, Action Canada for Population and Development (SRI partner))

Year: 2013

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  • Maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights

Document Type: 2-pager

Author: OHCHR

Year: 2013

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  • Technical Guidance on the application of a human rights-based approach to the implementation of policies and programmes to reduce preventable maternal morbidity and mortality  

Document Type: Technical Guidance

Author: OHCHR

Document Number: A/HRC/21/22

Year: 2012

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  • Actions to Strengthen Linkages Among Programmes, Initiatives and Activities Throughout the United Nations System for Gender Equality, The Empowerment of Women and Girls, Protection of all of their Human Rights and Elimination of Preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

Document Type: UN Report

Author: UN Secretary General

Document Number: E/CN.6/2012/9

Year: 2012

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  • Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990-2010 (WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and The World Bank estimates) 

Author: WHO

Year: 2012

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  • Preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity & Human Rights

Document Type: Human Rights Council Resolution

Resolution Number: 18/2

Year: 2011

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  • Practices in Adopting a Human Rights-Based Approach to Eliminate Preventable Maternal Mortality and Human Rights

Document Type: UN Report

Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Document Number: A/HRC/18/27

Year: 2011

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  • Keeping our Promises, Measuring Results, Report of the Commission on information and accountability for Women and Children’s Health 

Author: Commission on information and accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health

Publisher: WHO

Year: 2011

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  • Preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity & Human Rights: Follow-Up to Council Resolution 11/8

Document Type: Human Rights Council Resolution

Resolution Number: 15/17

Year: 2010

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  • Preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity and Human Rights

Document Type: Report

Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Document Number: A/HRC/14/39

Year: 2010

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  • Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability 

Document Type: OHCHR Submission

Author: Sexual Rights Initiative, Action Canada for Population and Development, Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and Federation for Women and Family Planning (Poland)

Year: 2010

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  • Preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity & Human Rights

Document Type: Human Rights Council Resolution

Resolution Number: 11/7

Year: 2009

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  • Reducing Maternal Mortality: The contribution of the right to the highest attainable standard of health  

Authors: Paul Hunt and Judith Bueno De Mesquita

Publisher: University of Essex – Human rights center

Year: 2007

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  • Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health on access to medicines and the reduction of maternal mortality 

Document Type: Special Rapporteur’s report

Author: Paul Hunt

Document Number: A/61/338

Year: 2006

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Violence Against Women

  • Gender-related killings of women and girls 

Document Type: 2-pager

Author: OHCHR

Year: 2013

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  • Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences: Gender-related killings of women and girls 

Document Type: Special Rapporteur’s report

Document Number: A/HRC/20/16

Year: 2012

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  • The Count Me IN! Research Report: Violence Against Disabled, Lesbian, and Sex-working Women in Bangladesh, India, and NepalDocument Type: Research Report

Author: CREA

Year: 2012

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  • Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences: multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and violence against women

Document Type: Special Rapporteur’s report

Document Number: A/HRC/17/26

Year: 2011

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  • Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences: intersections between culture and violence against women 

Document Type: Special Rapporteur’s report

Document Number: A/HRC/4/34

Year: 2007

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  • Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences: intersections of violence against women and HIV/AIDS

Document Type: Special Rapporteur’s report

Document Number: E/CN.4/2005/72

Year: 2005

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  • Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences: Towards an effective implementation of international norms to end violence against women

Document Type: Special Rapporteur’s report

Document Number: E/CN.4/2004/66

Year: 2004

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  • Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences: Cultural practices in the family that are violence towards women 

Document Type: Special Rapporteur’s report

Document Number: E/CN.4/2002/83

Year: 2002

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Universal Periodic Review

  • Sexual Rights & The Universal Periodic Review: A Toolkit for Advocates

Document Type: Advocacy Toolkit

Author: Sexual Rights Initiative & International Planned Parenthood Federation

Year: 2012

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  • Pacific Island States & the Universal Periodic Review: a toolkit for Pacific Island states to measure progress and compliance against Universal Periodic Review recommendations

Document Type: Advocacy Toolkit

Author: Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Pacific Regional Rights Resource Team

Year: 2012

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  • A Practical Guide to the United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review 

Document Type: Advocacy Toolkit

Author: Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center

Year: 2010

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  • Universal Periodic Review: Civil Society’s Follow-up Kit 

Author: UPR-Info

Year: 2012

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  • Universal Periodic Review: On the Road to Implementation 

Author: UPR-Info

Year: 2012

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  • Universal Periodic Review: a practical guide for civil society 

Document type: toolkit

Author: OHCHR

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OHCHR

 

  • Sexual Rights Initiative submission regarding best practices in the application of traditional values while promoting and protecting human rights and upholding human dignity 

Author: SRI

Document Type: Submission to OHCHR

Year: 2013

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  • Core Human Rights in the Two Covenants

Author: OHCHR

Document Type: 2-pager

Year: 2013

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  • Human Rights Indicators: a guide to measurement and implementation

Author: OHCHR

Year: 2013

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  • Information Series on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Author: OHCHR

Year: 2015

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Post-2015

Smart Investments for Financing the Post-2015 Development Agenda

  • Author: High-Level Task Force for ICPDDocument Type: Advocacy BriefYear: 2015External Link »

SRI Submission to consultation on Education

  • Author: Sexual Rights InitiativeDocument Type: Post-2015 submissionYear: 2012External Link »
  • SRI response from the President of the General Assembly for contributions to the High-Level Event on the role of women, the young and civil society

Author: Sexual Rights Initiative

Document Type: Post-2015 submission

Year: 2014

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  • SRI Submission to consultation on Inequalities and Young People

Author: Sexual Rights Initiative

Document Type: Post-2015 submission

Year: 2013

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  • SRI Submission to consultation on Health

Author: Sexual Rights Initiative

Document Type: Post-2015 submission

Year: 2012

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  • SRI Submission to consultation on Education

Author: Sexual Rights Initiative

Document Type: Post-2015 submission

Year: 2012

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Treaty Monitoring Bodies

  • ICPD and Human Rights: 20 Years of Advancing Reproductive Rights through UN Treaty Bodies and Legal Reform

Author: Center for Reproductive Rights

Document Type: Factsheets

Year: 2013

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World Health Organization

Author: World Health Organization Human Reproductive Programme

Document Type: Report

Year: 2015

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