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Arizona Law Granting “Personhood” to Fetuses Blocked in Court

07.11.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, a federal district court granted a request by Arizona abortion providers, physicians, and advocacy groups to prevent a 2021 law that grants “personhood” rights to fetuses, embryos, and fertilized eggs [...]

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2021 EU-NGO Human Rights Forum to Feature Center Executives

2021 EU-NGO Human Rights Forum to feature executives from the Center for Reproductive Rights.

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Center Webinar June 24 to Discuss Positive Developments on SRH Access During COVID

At this webinar, global experts will initiatives ti improve access to SRHR during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Events

Issue Spotlight: COVID-19

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for Reproductive Rights has been on the front lines of ensuring that reproductive health services are prioritized—through advocacy, policy development, and the creation of new programs and research initiatives.

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Reproductive Rights in the Time of COVID-19

American Bar Association publishes an article by the Center's Autumn Katz, Managing Senior Counsel for U.S. Litigation and Nimra Chowdhry, Senior Legislative Counsel for U.S. Policy and Advocacy.

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How the pandemic has affected abortion rules around the world

The Washington Post interviews Catalina Martinez, the Center's regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean, for a story on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected abortion access around the world.

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Issue Brief: U.S. Government Exploits COVID-19 to Mistreat Pregnant Immigrants and Asylum Seekers

A new issue brief from the Center for Reproductive Rights and partner organizations details how the U.S. government has exploited the COVID-19 pandemic to eviscerate humanitarian and human rights protections for immigrants and people seeking [...]

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In Europe, Coronavirus Created an Obstacle Course for Safe Abortions

The New York Times quotes Leah Hoctor, Europe director of the Center for Reproductive Rights, in an article on how border closings and Covid-19 cases during the coronavirus pandemic have affected access to abortion services [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Las mujeres que están encarceladas injustamente en El Salvador deben ser liberadas ante la pandemia por COVID-19

Ante el avance de la pandemia y la precaria infraestructura carcelaria en El Salvador, la Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto, la Colectiva Feminista para el Desarrollo Local, el Centro de Derechos Reproductivos (CRR, [...]

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How COVID-19 complicated an already complex abortion access issue in the South

USA Today reports on the pandemic's effect on access to abortion care in various Southern states and the efforts by the Center and others to restore and preserve access.

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Center Lawsuits to Protect Abortion Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic Are Working

The flurry of lawsuits filed since March by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners are succeeding in protecting access to abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic. In eight states, officials have used the [...]

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Appellate Court Says Oklahoma Abortion Clinics Can Stay Open During Pandemic

Last night, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of abortion providers, denying Oklahoma’s request to stay a lower court’s ruling from last week that blocked the state’s ban on abortion care during [...]

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Appellate Court Allows Abortion Services to Continue in Tennessee During Pandemic

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms lower court decision blocking Tennessee’s order restricting abortions during the pandemic Last night, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a preliminary injunction granted by a lower court, allowing [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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