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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Second Attack on ACA Birth Control Benefit

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Second Attack on ACA Birth Control Benefit Nonprofits fighting to interfere with employees’ access to affordable health care despite existing accommodation (PRESS RELEASE) The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to [...]

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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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City of Manila Health Official Apologizes for the Denial of Reproductive Health Services and Violations Against Women

City of Manila Health Official Apologizes for the Denial of Reproductive Health Services and Violations Against Women (PRESS RELEASE) This week, a Manila City Health Office official has apologized for the barriers facing women with unplanned [...]

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Senator Murray Introduces Bill to Dramatically Expand Birth Control Access

Senator Murray Introduces Bill to Dramatically Expand Birth Control Access Measure expresses support for making oral contraceptives available over-the-counter, would guarantee health insurance coverage for oral contraceptives made available without a prescription (PRESS RELEASE) Senator [...]

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The Philippines In the Hot Seat

A momentous UN report exposes reproductive rights horrors in the Philippines. Tina Montales, her husband, and their eight children barely have enough to eat. A few rolls and coffee for breakfast. A couple of pounds [...]

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Perú Reopens Criminal Investigation Into Mass Forced Sterilizations

Perú Reopens Criminal Investigation Into Mass Forced Sterilizations (PRESS RELEASE) The Peruvian government will reopen its criminal investigation into the forced sterilization of hundreds of thousands of women and men in the 1990s—according to a [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights & American Constitution Society Honor Yale Student Leaders

Center for Reproductive Rights & American Constitution Society Honor Yale Student Leaders The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS), in partnership with the Center for Reproductive Rights, will present the third annual American [...]

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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.

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A Bold Vision for Texas

A new resource aims to restore essential reproductive care to millions of underserved Texas Latinas. If you don’t know where the Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas is, get out a map. Trace your finger [...]

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Federal Bill Would Ensure Military Servicewomen, Dependents Have Equal Access to Birth Control, Family Planning

Federal Bill Would Ensure Military Servicewomen, Dependents Have Equal Access to Birth Control, Family Planning Sen. Shaheen and Rep. Speier reintroduce legislation to extend comprehensive reproductive health care coverage and counseling to servicewomen, military dependents [...]

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Reproductive Rights in a New Era

Reproductive Rights in a New Era You’re invited to the upcoming symposium, “Reproductive Rights in a New Era: Transitioning from Casey to the 21st Century” on Friday, February 13th at Penn Law School. Co-sponsored by [...]

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Report: Dramatic Increase in Attacks on Reproductive Rights

Report: Dramatic Increase in Attacks on Reproductive Rights Salon’s Jenny Kutner calls a new report released by the Guttmacher Institute charting legislative attacks on reproductive rights “foreboding.”  The report shows a dramatic uptick in the [...]

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New York Times Calls Out U.S. on Blanket Abortion Bans

New York Times Calls Out U.S. on Blanket Abortion Bans In a recent opinion piece, the New York Times praises a new policy—passed in December as part of the federal spending bill—that will ease the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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