Liberties member the League of Human Rights, together with the Czech Helsinki Committee, Lumos and OSF Prague Foundation, defended human rights at the United Nations in Geneva.
A recent debate on obstetrics in the Czech Republic was conspicuously lacking male doctors and politicians, and the country continues to ignore seven-year-old UN recommendations on the freedom of women to choose the place and manner of birth.
A hospital in the Czech city of Chomutov must refund 400 CZK (about 15 EUR) plus interest to Martin Franěk for illegally charging him to be present for the birth of his child. The decision, handed down by the district...
The first lawsuit against obstetric violence has been rejected by Czech courts. The claimant must pay 2,200 euros legal costs to the hospital in Nachod, Czech Republic
In some Czech hospitals, 40 percent of newborns are being delivered by this method, often for unnecessary reasons.
A Czech woman who was assaulted by hospital staff during childbirth has had her claim against the police for improperly investigating the incident upheld by the country's Constitutional Court.