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Written Comments on the Proposed Legislation on Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy before the Spanish Government

The Center for Reproductive Rights respectfully submits the following comments on the "Proposition of Organic Law on the Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy" (Proposición de Ley Orgánica sobre interrupción voluntaria del embarazo. Presentado el 17/04/2008, calificado [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,Europe,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Comments of the Center for Reproductive Rights et al., Opposing Proposed HHS “Conscientious Refusal” Regulation

Comments of the Center for Reproductive Rights et al., Opposing Proposed HHS "Conscientious Refusal" Regulation

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

Nepal: Ensure Reproductive Healthcare for Every Woman

Seven years ago this month, on September 27, 2002, Nepal took a historic step forward for women by decriminalizing abortion. The Center is now calling on the country to take concrete steps to fulfill its [...]

Abortion, Other Barriers, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized

Reproductive Health Groups Around the World Demand Governments Keep 15-Year Promise to Address Women’s Reproductive Rights

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, activists representing more than 400 sexual and reproductive health groups from 131 countries called on national governments around the world to establish and implement concrete and fully-funded actions in order to fulfill [...]

Abortion, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Accountability Bodies

Kalyani Meena v. Union of India & Ors

The Center filed a memorandum of support for Kalyani Meena v. Union of India &, Ors, a case developed in collaboration with the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) of India in 2008 to address the overwhelming [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Asia, India,Case

ICPD + 15: Commemorating Advances, Calling for Greater Accountability

The Center for Reproductive Rights commemorates the 15 year anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), celebrating advancements for women's human rights and highlighting the ICPD's role in promoting recognition of reproductive [...]

Abortion, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Centre for Health and Resource Management v. The State of Bihar & Others (2009)

Attorneys from HRLN conducted a fact-finding mission in 2010 that led to the subsequent withdrawal of the case in favor of refiling based on fresh evidence documenting reproductive rights violations in Bihar. For more information [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Asia, India,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Case

Center Praises House for Lifting Ban on Funding for D.C. Abortion Services, Calls on Senate to Do the Same

The House of Representatives voted late today to discontinue the ban on funding for abortion services specifically targeted at women in Washington, D.C.Currently, the District of Columbia is prohibited from using local tax money to [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Shadow Letter to UN HRC on Ecuador (2009)

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee for its review of Ecuador during its 97th Session in October 2009. The letter highlights two structural issues in Ecuador: sexual [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Federal Employees Deserve Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care

Federal Employees Deserve Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care: Congress Should Remove the Prohibition on Abortion Coverage in the Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Publications

Defending Human Rights: Abortion Providers Facing Threats, Restrictions, and Harassment

The Center is proud to present its groundbreaking report, "Defending Human Rights: Abortion Providers Facing Threats, Restrictions, and Harassment." Physicians and reproductive healthcare professionals who work to provide abortions are frequently denied government and societal [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Publications

Center Praises Senate Committee for Voting to Lift Ban on Funding for D.C. Abortion Services

Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee for voting to discontinue the ban on funding for abortion services that specifically targeted woman in Washington, D.C. Currently, the District of Columbia is prohibited [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.

Center Strongly Urges Congress to Protect Healthcare Needs of Women in D.C.

House Committee Votes to Eliminate Ban on District Using Local Money for Abortion Services New York—The Center for Reproductive Rights strongly urges Congress to repeal the ban on funding for abortion services specifically targeted at [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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