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Over 150 State Legislators Sign Letter to Call on the Senate to Enact Permanent and Mandatory Postpartum Medicaid Investments in Build Back Better Act

State legislators across 38 states encourage congressional leadership to include permanent and mandatory postpartum Medicaid coverage for one year in the Build Back Better Act.

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Press Releases

European governments must ensure safe and timely access to abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic

Joint civil society statement   The COVID-19 pandemic and public health crisis is presenting grave challenges for health care systems across Europe. As European countries work to address the pandemic, protect their populations, and meet [...]

Abortion, COVID-19, Access to Quality Care,Europe,Reporting on Rights,News

IN THE FACE OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC, SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES ARE ESSENTIAL

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the globe – pushing healthcare systems to their limits and compelling governments and healthcare institutions to make difficult and increasingly urgent decisions about how to deliver care [...]

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California District Court Joins other Federal Courts in Vacating the Trump Administration’s “Denial of Care” Rule in Full

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, a California federal judge became the third judge in the U.S. to strike down the Trump Administration’s Denial of Care rule in its entirety. U.S. District Judge William Alsup also upheld the [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Sues to Protect Free Speech of Oklahoma Physicians 

Oklahoma law forces physicians to lie to patients about abortion, violating medical ethics and free speech (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit in Oklahoma state court on behalf of abortion providers [...]

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Lambda Legal, Center for Reproductive Rights and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule

Lambda Legal, CRR, and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Lambda Legal, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State [...]

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State Department Fails to Report on Reproductive Rights in Over 200 Countries for the Second Year in a Row

State Department Fails to Report on Reproductive Rights in Over 200 Countries for the Second Year in a Row Washington D.C. (Press Release) The Center for Reproductive Rights strongly condemns the US State Department’s decision [...]

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Nepal Enacts Legislation to Protect Women’s Rights to Bodily Autonomy

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes Nepal's official enactment of the “Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights Act, 2018” (RH Act). The act has been endorsed by President Bidhya Devi Bhandari of Nepal, [...]

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In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent

In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a Louisiana law that [...]

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The Center for Reproductive Rights Sues the Department of State over Deletion of Reproductive Rights from the Annual Human Rights Reports

The Center Sues the Department of State over Deletion of Reproductive Rights from the Annual Human Rights Reports (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against [...]

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Nigeria’s Federal High Court Strikes Out Civil Society Organization’s Case of a Woman Who Was Illegally Detained and Died During Confinement

(PRESS RELEASE) The family of a woman who was illegally detained for the inability to clear her medical bill and denied emergency services leading to her death, yesterday had their case dismissed by the Federal [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns State Department for Dropping Reproductive Rights from Human Rights Reports

Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns State Department for Dropping Reproductive Rights from Human Rights Reports New reports strip analysis of reproductive health and rights around the world, signaling clear disregard for women and girls (PRESS [...]

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Over 250 Reproductive, Civil and Human Rights Organizations Call on ICE to Discontinue Policy on Detaining Pregnant Individuals

Over 250 Reproductive, Civil and Human Rights Organizations Call on ICE to Discontinue Policy on Detaining Pregnant Indi Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU, American Immigration Council, Women’s Refugee Commission and Others Urge Administration to Reinstitute [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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