"When we look at countries' adherence to human rights standards, women's rights--including reproductive rights--must be a part of that," said
As required by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Trade Act of 1974, the Secretary of State reports annually to
The Trump administration's harmful elimination of reproductive rights from the Human Rights Reports initially prompted the introduction of the Reproductive Rights are Human Rights Act in the 116th
For the 117th
* Equitable access to abortion, contraception, quality maternal health care, and the rates and causes of maternal deaths.
* Disaggregated maternal health data to better understand disparities in pregnancy-related outcomes, especially for low-income and marginalized communities.
* Data on other forms of reproductive coercion, in addition to coerced abortion and involuntary sterilization.
Find a copy of the legislation here: https://www.foreign.senate.gov/download/reproductive-rights-are-human-rights