AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL – Body Politics: Criminalization of Sexuality and Reproduction
by International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion
March 20, 2018
On 12 March 2018 at the Commission on the Status of Women, Amnesty International launched two reports, a primer and a toolkit, in the series on Body Politics: Criminalization of Sexuality and Reproduction. The series focuses on the human rights impact of criminalizing abortion, sex work, sex outside of marriage, adolescent sexuality, HIV exposure, non-disclosure and transmission, same-sex sexual conduct and pregnancy. It provides both critical analysis and tools for advocacy planning. Training materials will be published soon. This work is the culmination of six years of research, analysis and engagement with key partners.
In the Foreword to the Primer, Anand Grover, Former Special Rapporteur on the right to health, a senior advocate and a founder-member of the Lawyers Collective in India, wrote: