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Biden’s Proposal to Lift Hyde Amendment Is a Step Toward Allowing Abortion Coverage for Medicaid Recipients card link

Biden’s Proposal to Lift Hyde Amendment Is a Step Toward Allowing Abortion Coverage for Medicaid Recipients

For the first time in decades, a president has submitted a budget without the Hyde Amendment, a policy that prohibits coverage of abortion care for people insured through Medicaid. It's now up to Congress to [...]

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Black Maternal Health Week is April 11-17

As the U.S. faces a maternal health crisis, with Black women three times more likely to die than white women from pregnancy complications, the Center for Reproductive Rights has partnered to sponsor Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17—a seven-day series aimed at raising awareness, inspiring activism, and strengthening organizing for Black maternal health.

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Center Leader Recognized for Work on Black Maternal Health

Breana Lipscomb, Senior Manager of the Maternal Health and Rights Initiative at the Center for Reproductive Rights, was recently awarded the inaugural Kira Johnson Advocate of the Year Award for her work on Black maternal [...]

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Servicemembers and Veterans Face Barriers in Accessing Contraception

Center and partners publish an issue brief examining barriers to care and policy solutions Servicemembers, veterans and their families face a number of barriers in accessing the contraception they need, particularly as compared to the civilian [...]

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Nancy Northup Discusses Proposed Title X Restrictions on The Rachel Maddow Show

Nancy Northup Discusses Proposed Title X Restrictions on Maddow Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, was a guest on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show today discussing the Trump Administration’s proposed restrictions [...]

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A Proactive Vision

The Center gathered nearly 200 state legislators and advocates in Washington, D.C., to discuss strategies for advancing women’s reproductive health. What happens when you convene some of the nation’s brightest leaders in state reproductive health, [...]

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A Duty to Protect

The Zika outbreak threatens dire consequences in countries that have failed to prioritize women’s health and human rights. Katia lives in El Salvador, one of several Latin American countries where the government has advised women [...]

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Tools of Transformation

A Center-sponsored toolkit equips reproductive health advocates in the South with resources to confront the growing maternal health crisis for Black women. Across the United States, Black women die or suffer serious illness during and [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Over the Counter

Over the Counter It’s time to put birth control pills where they belong: on the shelf next to condoms, spermicide, and emergency contraception. Savannah remembers feeling “extremely uneasy” on the first day of her first [...]

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Black Mamas Matter

African American women are nearly four times more likely to die in childbirth than white women. Without healthy black mothers, there cannot be healthy black families and communities. “I was hurting so bad I didn't [...]

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A Vision of Health

A Vision of Health Many of the nation’s top reproductive rights voices convened in Washington, DC, to nourish our shared vision of reproductive health policy for the future. The audience clusters attentively around her as [...]

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Without a Prescription

Over-the-counter birth control. It’s a great idea in theory. But how do we get there? On the first day of her first year in college, Savannah remembers feeling “extremely uneasy”—and it wasn’t just freshman jitters [...]

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Spring Webinar Series with LSRJ, the Center for Reproductive Rights & Ipas: Register Here!

Spring Webinar Series with LSRJ, the Center for Reproductive Rights & Ipas: Register Here! Join us on Monday, April 20th at 7pm EST for “Human Rights at Home and Abroad.” During this presentation, our speakers [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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