Abortion

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Black Women & Bodily Autonomy

The May edition of Essence magazine takes a look at what’s at stake for African-American women in the battle over reproductive rights…

2014 Sarah Weddington Prize Winners

Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center), in collaboration with Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ), is pleased to announce the winners of the ninth annual Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights

When Clinics Close

When Marva Sadler started out in health care, her job was to save lives. She was a paramedic in Waco, TX, and she worked on a truck responding to emergencies whenever a call came in. …

The Risks of a New Norm

Just weeks ago, the Center filed suit against Arizona because of a new law that we believe will deny women the many advantages of having a safe non-surgical, or medication, abortion early in a pregnancy…

Abandoned By a Nation

It’s nearly impossible to go through this life and not encounter a serious medical issue. In those moments of fear, anxiety, and uncertainty, we desperately want information: about what has happened, what will happen, the choices we have, the consequences of our decisions…

Women Must Have Control Over Their Own Bodies

Earlier this year France was the latest to join a handful of progressive countries to expand access to reproductive health services — with its National Assembly amending the country’s laws to affirm a woman’s right to an abortion through the first 12 weeks of pregnancy and criminalize…

U.S. Human Rights at the U.N.

The United States government, like all nations that have ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), must periodically report to the U.N. Human Rights Committee…

WATCH: Texas Law Closes Two More Clinics

Amy Hagstrom Miller, owner of Whole Woman’s Health and our client, appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show last night to deliver devastating news: the unconstitutional law passed in Texas last summer has forced her to close two of her five clinics in the state…

Planned Parenthood Arizona et al. vs Humble

​​This case challenges a provision of Arizona House Bill 2036, passed during the 2012 legislative session, and its implementing regulation, issued by the Arizona Department of Human Services on January 27 of this year, which will completely ban or severely restrict medication abortions in

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Downton Abbey & Black History Month

Great piece over the weekend from Talking Points Memo writer Nicole Beisel. Beisel takes a look at a recent storyline on the popular television show “Downton Abbey” when one of the characters Lady Edith Crawley seeks an illegal abortion…

Our Work in Focus

The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights…
Every year, tens of thousands of women are lured to crisis pregnancy centers in the U.S…
The right to life is a fundamental human right, central to the enjoyment of all other human rights…
Human Rights defenders are the activists, including journalists, lawyers, judges, and healthcare providers, whose work allows others to exercise their human rights…

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