Reproductive Rights Violations as Torture and Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: A Critical Human Rights Analysis

  • Author: Center for Reproductive Rights


This briefing paper is a tool for advocates, lawyers, decision-makers, and other key stakeholders working on women’s human rights to assist them in framing reproductive rights violations as torture or CIDT. It aims to further the legal standards in this area and contribute to the recognition of certain reproductive rights violations as torture or CIDT by courts and human rights bodies at the national, regional, and international levels. (21 pages)

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