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

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.

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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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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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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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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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Anti-abortion Lawmakers Try—and Fail—to Co-opt Emergency Covid-19 Relief Package card link

Anti-abortion Lawmakers Try—and Fail—to Co-opt Emergency Covid-19 Relief Package

Anti-abortion members of Congress again chose to play politics with women’s health care—this time by trying to hold up critical emergency funding for Covid-19 relief to expand the reach of the Hyde Amendment.    Their efforts failed when both houses passed the relief bill without it. In a coronavirus rescue package that would [...]

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A Duty to Protect

The Zika outbreak threatens dire consequences in countries that have failed to prioritize women’s health and human rights. Katia lives in El Salvador, one of several Latin American countries where the government has advised women [...]

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Fundamentally Wrong-headed

Fundamentally Wrong-headed Center for Reproductive Rights President and CEO Nancy Northup did a round of press interviews following the shocking U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. In a 5-4 decision [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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U.S.-born Girls Face “Vacation Cutting”

U.S.-born Girls Face “Vacation Cutting” The practice of genital mutilation, while deeply embedded in a number of African and Middle Eastern cultures, has been banned in the United States for almost 20 years. However, as [...]

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Oklahoma EC Law Thrown Out of Court

Oklahoma EC Law Thrown Out of Court An Oklahoma state court judge threw out a recently passed law that tried to reinstate unnecessary governmental barriers to emergency contraception. The restrictions required prescriptions for those under [...]

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The State of the States 2013

The State of the States 2013 The Landscape of Abortion Restrictions Passed in 2013 Over the past year, we have had to double the size of our team of attorneys and experts who track state [...]

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The Worst Broken Record

After a decade-long battle led by the Center for Reproductive Rights, in June this year the US Food and Drug Administration finally approved the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step for over-the-counter sale. Like clockwork, Oklahoma, [...]

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Judge Condemns Latest Fed Delays on EC

Judge Condemns Latest Fed Delays on EC Just weeks after issuing a landmark decision in the Center’s epic battle to make emergency contraception available to all women without a prescription, Judge Edward Korman was back [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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