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New Report: Women and Girls in Kenya Lack Access to Comprehensive Information on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Despite Constitutional Framework

NAIROBI, 06.17.2021 (Press Release): A new report finds that women and girls in Kenya lack access to comprehensive information on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) despite the country’s constitutional framework guaranteeing reproductive health [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Contraception,Africa, Kenya,Reporting on Rights,Press Releases

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 [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Global Gag Rule, Maternal Health,United Nations,At the United Nations,News

Statement from the Center for Reproductive Rights on the Trump Administration’s suspension of funding of the World Health Organization

(Geneva-New York)--The following is the statement of Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights regarding the Trump Administration’s suspension of funding of the World Health Organization (WHO). “It is irresponsible and [...]

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Trump Administration ‘Defunds’ Reproductive Health Services Providers in Texas

Yesterday, on the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) approved a previously-denied waiver request by the state of Texas for federal Medicaid funding to administer a [...]

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Trump Administration Postpones Denial of Care Rule

In response to the Trump administration’s announcement that the Denial of Care Rule will no longer go into effect on July 22, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Lambda Legal, Americans United for Separation of Church [...]

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Emergency Request to Block Title X Rule Filed in Maine

Emergency Request to Block Title X Rule Filed in Maine After a nationwide block of the Gag Rule was lifted yesterday, the Center for Reproductive Rights is asking a court in Maine to re-block the [...]

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Lambda Legal, Center for Reproductive Rights and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule

Lambda Legal, CRR, and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Lambda Legal, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on the postponement of human rights treaty bodies

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on the postponement of human rights treaty bodies In a recent letter to treaty body chairs, Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, announced that due to [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Maine Title X Recipients Take Trump Administration to Court

Maine Title X Recipients Take Trump Administration to Court In an effort to block the Domestic Gag Rule, the Center for Reproductive Rights has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Maine Family Planning (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, [...]

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Trump Administration Finalizes Title X Domestic Gag Rule

Trump Administration Finalizes Title X Domestic Gag Rule The Center for Reproductive Rights will ask court to block rule in Maine Today, the Trump Administration released a final rule that would make sweeping changes to [...]

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Court Strikes Down Discriminatory Anti-Abortion Law in Alaska

Court Strikes Down Discriminatory Anti-Abortion Law in Alaska Law that would withhold Medicaid coverage from women seeking abortions is declared unconstitutional Today, the Alaska Supreme Court struck down a state law and Department of Health [...]

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The Center for Reproductive Rights Sues Kenyan Officials over recent Ban on Marie Stopes

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and co-counsel Sofia Rajab-Leteipan of Leteipan & Associates Advocates have today filed a case at the High Court, Nairobi, against Kenyan government officials. The petition is challenging the [...]

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In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent

In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a Louisiana law that [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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