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CRR Speaks Before Panel on Contraception as Preventive Care Under Health Reform Law

(PRESS RELEASE) This week, the Center for Reproductive Rights delivered a statement urging an expert panel to include birth control, among the preventive services that it recommends be included to patients at no cost under [...]

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Remarks to the Institute of Medicine Committee on Preventive Services for Women

"My name is Aram Schvey, and I serve as Policy Counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights. The Center is a global human rights organization that uses constitutional and international human rights law to promote [...]

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CRR Takes FDA Back to Court Over Morning-After Pill

Says Obama FDA is Still Ignoring Science and Playing Games with Women's Health Like Bush FDA (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a motion for contempt against the Food and Drug Administration [...]

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Tummino v. Margaret Hamburg: Memo of Law in Support of Plaintiffs Motion for Civil Contempt

Plaintiffs respectfully submit this memorandum of law in support of their motion for civil contempt against Defendant (hereinafter "the FDA") based on the FDA‟s failure to make any meaningful efforts to comply with the portion [...]

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Center Named Top Reproductive Rights Non-Profit by Philanthropic Experts

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights is honored to be named one of the top high-impact organizations working on women's reproductive health, rights, and justice by the philanthropic organization Philanthropedia. This year, Philanthropedia surveyed [...]

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U.N. Calls on Nigeria to Tackle Teens Reproductive Health CRR and WARDC Urge Immediate Action

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) and its partners in Nigeria Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) strongly urged the government of Nigeria to take immediate steps to follow recommendations from the [...]

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Center Puts Pressure on Nigeria to Protect Rights of Children

During its June session, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, which monitors states' implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, released its concluding observations on Nigeria's compliance with [...]

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Philippines Must Act on Magna Carta of Women

After languishing for more than 10 years in three different congresses, the Magna Carta of Women (Magna Carta), Republic Act 9710, was signed into law by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of the Philippines on August 14, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Citizens’s Petition (Supplement 2002): Food and Drug Administration

In 2001, the Center, along with the Reproductive Health Technologies Project and numerous women's health organizations, filed a Citizen's Petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), urging the agency to switch emergency contraception drugs [...]

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Citizens’s Petition (Supplement 2001): Food and Drug Administration

In 2001, the Center, along with the Reproductive Health Technologies Project and numerous women's health organizations, filed a Citizen's Petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), urging the agency to switch emergency contraception drugs [...]

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Citizens’s Petition: Food and Drug Administration

In 2001, the Center, along with the Reproductive Health Technologies Project and numerous women's health organizations, filed a Citizen's Petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), urging the agency to switch emergency contraception drugs [...]

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As White House Cuts Healthcare Deal Sanctioning Unjust Abortion Funding Ban, FDA Fails to Take Action One Year after Court Decision on Emergency Contraception

Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights calls on the Food and Drug Administration to finally follow a federal court’s order and make the morning-after pill available without a prescription to all ages. One year ago [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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