10.29.14 - This Election Day,
November 4, three states will be voting on ballot initiatives that would
dangerously restrict access to legal abortion services. Here’s what’s at stake
and what you can do.
10.22.14 - Join us for "Vote for Our Lives: What's at Stake for Black Women's Health", a Twitter chat with Ebony Magazine and SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, on Monday 10/27 at 2 pm ET. Follow #EbonyChat.…
10.10.14 - Maureen, a maternal health
advocate in Uganda, remembers losing her cousin—a young woman in her first year
of university. During a secret abortion performed in haste, her intestines were
08.14.14 - In LaKeisha’s hometown of Atlanta, African American
women die in childbirth at a rate more than three times the national average.
Following an emergency c-section, LaKeisha experienced a brush with this
unsettling statistic when she developed a…
03.10.14 - 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
In May 2013, the Committee against Torture conducted its periodic review of the human rights situation in Kenya, assessing the country's compliance with
the United Nations Convention against Torture…
In March 2013, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted its first-ever shadow letter on Rwanda to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and
Cultural Rights ( UNCESCR) to draw attention to serious reproductive rights violations in the country.
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) recently issued concluding observations from its February review of
Pakistan's compliance with CEDAW and called out the government for lack of access to health care and policies that routinely ignore…