Charity information

Birthrights

We

• Provide free, accurate and accessible legal information and advice on human rights and the law relating to childbearing women.

• Campaign on respect for women’s rights in childbirth as fundamental human rights that maternity-service providers are legally obliged to respect and fulfil.

• Offer advice, assistance and training to caregivers, professional or otherwise.

Birthrights promotes women’s right to receive evidence-based care that conforms to the best medical and midwifery standards

Founded 2013

  • Mission statement

    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. We aspire to advance the human rights and lawful treatment of all child-bearing women.

  • Aims

    Birthrights aims to:

    • We aspire to advance the human rights and lawful treatment of all child-bearing women.
  • Overview

    Established: January 2013

    Registered Charity Number: 1151152

    Board members: 9

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 0300 400 3400

    Address: c/o Ramon Lee and Partners, Easle House, 167 City Road, London EC1V 1AW

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