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Birthrights is the UK’s only organisation dedicated to improving women’s experience of pregnancy and childbirth by promoting respect for human rights. We believe that all women are entitled to respectful maternity care that protects their fundamental rights to dignity, autonomy, privacy and equality.

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Six months on and still no response from OUH on maternal request caesarean policy…

13 December 2018

Our Chair, Elizabeth Prochaska, has today written to Dame Fiona Caldicott, Chair of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to urge her to hold her board to account over the lack of response to a letter sent in July, asking … Continue reading

Happy Human Rights Day 2018

10 December 2018

As the UK’s only organisation protecting human rights in pregnancy & childbirth, Birthrights are very proud to be supporting #HumanRightsDay2018 & to join forces with 155 organisations asking the PM to safeguard our freedoms here in the UK #weareallhuman #humanrightsday2018 #humanrights Full text of the … Continue reading

31 October 2018

Birthrights now has a dedicated email address for advice enquiries: advice@ If you have any queries about human rights relating to maternity care – please get in touch with us. Our free email advice line is not only for … Continue reading

Would you like to be a Birthrights Associate trainer?

19 October 2018

Do you have human rights expertise? Are you a healthcare professional who puts human rights centred care into practice? Birthrights is looking for experienced trainers to join its Associate Trainer team as either a Legal trainer or a Healthcare Professional … Continue reading

‘Child of Mine’ documentary, showing parents coming to terms with the stillbirth of their babies

18 October 2018

Tonight True Visions’s ‘Child of Mine’ documentary, showing parents coming to terms with the stillbirth of their babies, will be shown on Channel 4 at 10pm on Thursday 18th October 2018. We absolutely understand the potential benefits of a sensitively … Continue reading

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