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Ensuring Equitable Access to Infertility Care in the United States: Guiding Principles for Policies Mandating Insurance Coverage

Inequities in health and access to healthcare, including infertility care, are pervasive in the United States. Well-documented disparities in access to infertility care reveal that people of color, people with low incomes, people with disabilities, [...]

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EU Resolution Calls for Full Realization of SRHR in the EU

The European Parliament passed today a resolution affirming that sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are fundamental human rights that must be upheld by European Union (EU) Member States.

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Bills Would Improve Access to Reproductive Health Care for U.S. Servicemembers and Veterans

Two bills were recently introduced in the U.S. Congress that would improve access to contraception for servicemembers and their dependents and in vitro fertilization (IVF) services for veterans. The Center for Reproductive Rights—as part of [...]

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Coalition Letter Supporting the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2021

The Center joined 32 organizations in submitting a sign-on letter on April 20, 2021, to lead sponsors Senator Shaheen and Congresswomen Speier, Escobar, and Strickland in support of the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and [...]

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U.S. Recommits to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at the UN Human Rights Council

The Biden-Harris administration took a significant step forward last week in reversing the Trump administration’s harmful policies undermining gender equity and equality when it committed to promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights in the United States and around the world. The commitment, made March 17 before [...]

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On the Adoption of the Third U.S. Universal Periodic Review

On March 17, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights and co-sponsoring organizations made remarks at the UN Human Rights Council commending the United States for supporting recommendations related to sexual and reproductive rights received in [...]

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CEDAW joint NGO submission: Cambodia’s surrogacy situation and surrogacy draft law for consideration by the Committee during its 74th session

The Gender and Development for Cambodia (GADC), Gender and Development Network (GADNet), and Center for Reproductive Rights prepared this letter to assist the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee) in its review [...]

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Biden Administration Rescinds Global Gag Rule

President Joseph Biden has rescinded the “Global Gag Rule”—a devastating anti-abortion policy that undermined the health and rights of women around the world. The rule denied funding for foreign organizations providing abortion information or services. [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Center Urges UN Members to Consider Reproductive Rights in Assessing U.S.’s Human Rights Record

U.S. Peer Review at the UN Human Rights Council Scheduled for November 9 In preparation for the upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United States’ human rights record before the United Nations Human Rights [...]

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Access to IVF for Servicemembers and Veterans

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New Issue Brief Addresses Infertility and IVF Access for Military Servicemembers and Veterans

The Center for Reproductive Rights has issued the third issue brief in its “Serving Those Who Serve?” series, addressing the unique barriers to reproductive health care faced by servicemembers, veterans and their families. The new [...]

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Serving Those Who Serve?

The Center for Reproductive Rights and partners have developed a set of three issue briefs focusing on reproductive health care for servicemembers, veterans and their families. The series, titled Serving Those Who Serve?, describes the [...]

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Serving Those Who Serve? Access to IVF for Servicemembers and Veterans

This issue brief, developed in collaboration with the Service Women’s Action Network, examines infertility incidence and access to in vitro fertilization (IVF) for servicemembers and veterans. Infertility impacts millions of people in the United States. [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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