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Pennsylvania Governor Vetoes Unconstitutional Abortion Ban

Pennsylvania Governor Vetoes Unconstitutional Abortion Ban (MEDIA ADVISORY) Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has vetoed an unconstitutional abortion restriction passed this month by the state House. The vetoed measure would have banned a safe, medically proven method of second trimester [...]

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Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Obstetric Emergency Is Denied Freedom

Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Obstetric Emergency Is Denied Freedom (PRESS RELEASE) The San Salvador Second Tribunal of Sentence (Tribunal Segundo de Sentencia de San Salvador) has denied freedom to Teodora del Carmen Vásquez (37 years [...]

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Irish Parliamentary Committee Recommends Abortion Law Reform

Irish Parliamentary Committee Recommends Abortion Law Reform European Union Pledges 500 Million Euros Towards Gender Equality Fund (PRESS RELEASE)Today the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution—a select committee of the Irish Parliament [...]

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Salvadoran Court Hearing in Case of Teodora, Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned Postponed

Salvadoran Court Hearing in Case of Teodora, Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned Postponed (PRESS RELEASE) Teodora del Carmen Vásquez was scheduled for a sentence revision hearing today after being wrongfully convicted of having an abortion and sentenced [...]

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New Report: Roma Women Experience Discrimination, Receive Poor Reproductive Health Care In Slovakia

New Report: Roma Women Experience Discrimination, Receive Poor Reproductive Health Care In Slovakia European Union Pledges 500 Million Euros Towards Gender Equality Fund (PRESS RELEASE) Roma women living in Slovakia report facing discrimination, segregation and [...]

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Texas Court Strikes Down Ban on Safest, Most Common Method of Abortion After Approximately 15 Weeks

Texas Court Strikes Down Ban on Safest, Most Common Method of Abortion (Press Release) Today, a federal district court judge struck down a Texas measure banning the safest and most common method of ending a [...]

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Federal Court Rejects Bid to Halt Center for Reproductive Rights Lawsuit Against Louisiana Abortion Restrictions

Federal Court Rejects Bid to Halt Center for Reproductive Rights Lawsuit Against Louisiana Abortion Restrictions (PRESS RELEASE) – A Louisiana federal court today rejected in large part the state’s efforts to shut down litigation brought [...]

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Trial Concludes in Challenge to Texas Abortion Method Ban

Trial Concludes in Challenge to Texas Abortion Method Ban (PRESS RELEASE) A trial concluded yesterday in a lawsuit brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Planned Parenthood, on behalf of lead plaintiff Whole Woman’s [...]

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Calls for Better Access to Reproductive Health Services

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Calls for Better Access to Reproductive Health Services (PRESS RELEASE) The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)—the principal human rights body for the Americas—released a statement that underscores how laws [...]

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Nurse Acquitted in a Pregnancy Complications Case

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Court of Appeal of Kenya acquitted Jackson Tali, a registered nurse who was arrested and sentenced to death on murder charges. Mr. Tali, who has been in custody at the G.K [...]

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UNFPA Report Addresses Economic Inequality and the Intersection with Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

UNFPA Report Addresses Economic Inequality and the Intersection with Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights European Union Pledges 500 Million Euros Towards Gender Equality Fund (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights commends the United [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Trump Administration’s Contraceptive Coverage Rules

Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Trump Administration’s Contraceptive Coverage Rules Lawsuit challenges Administration’s Latest Action Against Women’s Health (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a complaint today in federal court in [...]

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State District Court Permanently Blocks Oklahoma Restrictions on Medication Abortion Due to Legal Challenge from Center for Reproductive Rights

State District Court Permanently Blocks Oklahoma Restrictions on Medication Abortion Due to Legal Challenge from Center Center has challenged eight measures restricting access to reproductive health since 2011 A state district court today permanently blocked  [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.

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