Latest News

Advanced Search

Standing up Against Abortion Opposition in Nairobi

The Center for Reproductive Rights and ally organizations take a petition to the government demanding anti-abortion billboards come down UPDATE: SUCCESS! The billboards came down in May. The Nairobi County Government responded to our request, [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Biased Information, Censorship,Africa, Kenya,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Stop the Trump Administration from Erasing Women

New bill demands Department of State stop neglecting vital data on reproductive health care from its annual report on global human rights The Trump administration has made no secret of its commitment to erasing women [...]

Abortion, Biased Information, Censorship,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C.,News

Protect, Defend, Extend: State of the States 2018

Protect, Defend, Extend: State of the States 2018 In 2018, state legislatures continued their unrelenting attack on abortion access—our report examines those tactics, as well as how advocates are fighting back Opponents of abortion rights [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding, Maternal Health,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C.,News

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 [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Public Funding, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,News

A Human Rights Crisis

Nuestro Texas is a major effort that seeks to mobilize women in Texas’s Rio Grande Valley to fight for their health and human rights. Ida was getting “desperate.” The mother of two had received a [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Public Funding, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Europe, United States,Reporting on Rights,News
UN Body Slams Abortion Laws card link

UN Body Slams Abortion Laws

UN Body Slams Abortion Laws This month, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee) condemned Hungary for two types of abortion restrictions that are on the rise both in Europe [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,Europe, Hungary, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,News

Under Federal Attack

Under Federal Attack The most unpopular Congress in history didn't take that title by accident or through a stroke of bad luck. The 112th Congress, which came to an end just a few months ago, [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C., Reporting on Rights,News

Extremists Target Rape Exception

Extremists Target Rape Exception Just when you thought the opponents of reproductive freedom couldn't get any more radical, they outdo themselves. An organization that pushes for so-called personhood measures—all of which have been resoundingly defeated, [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

2012: U.S. in Review card link

2012: U.S. in Review

2012: U.S. in Review Put 2012 against any year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, in 1973, and you would be hard pressed to find a period that offered as many highs [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C.,News

Philippines Passes Reproductive Health Bill that Guarantees Access to Modern Contraceptives

Philippines Passes Reproductive Health Bill that Guarantees Access to Modern Contraceptives A reproductive health bill that has been in the making for more than a decade was passed in both the Philippines House of Representatives [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Legal Protections, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,Asia, Philippines,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

Texas At It Again

Texas At It Again This week, elected officials in Texas began pre-filing some of the bills they hope to pass during the 2013 legislative session. A pre-filing certainly doesn't guarantee that a law will pass, [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),News

New Beginning in Nepal

New Beginning in Nepal As the only global legal advocacy group dedicated to the advancement of reproductive rights worldwide, the Center set a goal several years ago to establish a strong presence in the places [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Public Funding,Asia, Nepal,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Not Easy Being a Woman in Texas

Not Easy Being a Woman in Texas Anti-choice legislators in Texas have long been in the business of violating reproductive rights, demonstrated ever so bluntly last year when they pushed one of the most demeaning, [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Public Funding,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Scroll Up