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Huge Victory for Filipino Women

Huge Victory for Filipino Women A landmark reproductive health bill that has been in the making for more than a decade was passed just days ago in both the Philippines House of Representatives and the [...]

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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 [...]

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Statement From the Center For Reproductive Rights Regarding Fourth Circuit Court Hearing on Baltimore’s Regulation of Deceptive Crisis Pregnancy Centers

CRR Statement Regarding Federal Court Hearing on Baltimore's Regulation of CPC's (PRESS RELEASE) Today the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit heard oral argument in the case concerning Baltimore’s truth-in-advertising ordinance—the first [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Emergency Contraception,United States,In the Courts

U.S. Doctors Support Contraception

U.S. Doctors Support Contraception Two organizations that represent tens of thousands of doctors in separate medical fields have publicly expressed their support for expanded access to contraception. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists said [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Implores the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Address the Extent to Which El Salvador’s Absolute Abortion Law Criminalizes Women

CRR Implores Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Address El Salvador's Absolute Abortion Ban (PRESS RELEASE) This week the Center for Reproductive Rights along with local Salvadoran organization Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Uncategorized

RH Reality Check: It’s Time to Draw the Line on Attacks Against Reproductive Freedom

RH Reality Check: It's Time to Draw the Line! By Nancy Northup As we approach the 40th anniversary of the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, it has never been clearer what is [...]

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Contraception Confusion

Contraception Confusion Yet another clear argument for comprehensive science-based sex education for young people in this country. A new survey finds that young adult women in the U.S. are confused about birth control—specifically, when it [...]

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CAT Committee Includes Center’s Input in List of Issues for Upcoming Philippines Review

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the Committee against Torture (CAT Committee) recommending questions to be incorporated in the List of Issues being prepared for the upcoming review of the Philippines. [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Concluding Observations from UN Reveal Grave Reproductive Rights Concerns in Indonesia

In July, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) held its review of Indonesia. The Concluding Observations from the session have just been released, highlighting recommendations made by the Center in [...]

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Inter-American Court of Human Rights Hears Challenge to Costa Rica’s In-Vitro Fertilization Ban; Ruling Will Have Broad Consequences for Reproductive Rights Throughout Latin America

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Hears Challenge to Costa Rica’s In-Vitro Fertilization Ban (PRESS RELEASE) In a case that will affect the ability of women and families throughout Latin America and the Caribbean to make [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Uncategorized

Baltimore Sun: City’s pregnancy center law gets new hearing

Baltimore Sun: City's pregnancy center law gets new hearing By Andrea Walker "A federal appeals court has granted a new hearing in a case challenging whether Baltimore can require faith-based pregnancy counseling centers to post [...]

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Louisiana’s School of Discrimination?

Louisiana’s School of Discrimination? A Louisiana charter school, financed by public funds, finds itself the target of nationwide attention because of a school policy that the ACLU is calling both unconstitutional and a complete failure [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Maternal Health,United States,Reporting on Rights

Millions of U.S. Women Poised to Benefit from Copay-Free Preventive and Reproductive Health Care Services

Millions of U.S. Women Poised to Benefit from Copay-Free Reproductive Health Care Services (PRESS RELEASE) Today marks the beginning of a landmark expansion of affordable preventive and reproductive health services for millions of women across [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception,United States,Engaging Policymakers

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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