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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: District Court Preliminary Injunction Order

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: Preliminary Injunction Order

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Lawsuit Filed Challenging Parental Notice Law

(PRESS RELEASE) Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest, Dr. Susan Lemagie and Dr. Jan Whitefield filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court in Anchorage today seeking to enjoin the parental notice law (PNL) which is [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), Reporting on Rights

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR,United States,In the Courts,Case Document

Center for Reproductive Rights Testimony before NYC Council on Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, testified before the New York City Council on November 16, 2010 on the recently introduced bill that will regulate the deceptive practices of pregnancy counseling centers [...]

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CRR Takes FDA Back to Court Over Morning-After Pill

Says Obama FDA is Still Ignoring Science and Playing Games with Women's Health Like Bush FDA (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a motion for contempt against the Food and Drug Administration [...]

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Tummino v. Margaret Hamburg: Memo of Law in Support of Plaintiffs Motion for Civil Contempt

Plaintiffs respectfully submit this memorandum of law in support of their motion for civil contempt against Defendant (hereinafter "the FDA") based on the FDA‟s failure to make any meaningful efforts to comply with the portion [...]

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Center Cites Critical Role of Courts as the House, Senate, Governorships and State Legislatures Become More Anti-Choice

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights highlighted the important role of the courts in protecting reproductive rights in light of the 2010 midterm election results. The House of Representatives likely gained at least [...]

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UN to Nicaragua: Youth Have the Right to Contraception and Safe Abortion

This week, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child  (CRC) sent a clear and urgent message to Nicaragua: adolescents must have access to safe, legal, and confidential sexual and reproductive health services, [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception,Latin America & Caribbean, Nicaragua,At the United Nations,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

A Closer Look at Reproductive Rights in Moldova

On September 23, 2010, the Center co-hosted a roundtable discussion with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) in Chisinau, Moldova on Reproductive Rights: Opportunities and Constraints in the [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Europe, Moldova, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

Shadow Letter on Nicaragua to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

In September, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights of children and adolescents in Nicaragua.  Nicaragua is reporting to [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Nicaragua,At the United Nations,Documents

Center Named Top Reproductive Rights Non-Profit by Philanthropic Experts

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights is honored to be named one of the top high-impact organizations working on women's reproductive health, rights, and justice by the philanthropic organization Philanthropedia. This year, Philanthropedia surveyed [...]

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A First Look Back at the 2010 State Legislative Session

Every year, anti-choice state legislators propose measures intended to restrict women's access to abortion, including mandatory delays, biased counseling provisions and other burdensome and unnecessary requirements. On average, more than six hundred bills are proposed [...]

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On ‘Friday Night Lights’, Abortion Stigma Goes Primetime

By Nancy Northup, originally posted on The Nation It's evident just how much of a taboo abortion has become when a television show gets lauded as bold for having a character go through with the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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