It’s not every day that the United States is reprimanded on the international stage for racial discrimination. But one day before International Women’s Day, a United Nations committee expressed concern about “wide racial disparities” in sexual and reproductive health in the United States.
The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has issued its concluding observations on the United States, noting that the U.S. needs to do a better job of reducing racial disparities in sexual and reproductive health.
At the dawn of a new year, women around the world still rely on crucial funds from UNFPA for health care and family planning. But our current administration continues to withhold the money.
The image of an eleven-year-old girl with her forty-year-old fiancé has been named photo of the year by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Where would the world be without the Universal Declaration of Human Rights? What body would have the moral authority to set the standard for nations everywhere? The answer: The United Nations.
Ministers from the developed and developing world launched a new International Health Partnership, but the partnership only referenced, rather than committed to, reproductive health.
Domestic women’s rights advocates are gearing up for a renewed CEDAW ratification fight. But do they realize what effect passing an abortion-neutral CEDAW might have on reproductive rights in other countries?