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Access to EC in Latin America Takes Center Stage at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Access to EC in Latin America Takes Center Stage at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Center for Reproductive Rights Participates In Public Hearing Addressing Restrictions on Emergency Contraception at the 149th Period of Sessions [...]

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United Nations: Women Living in War-Torn Countries Need Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services

UN: Women Living in War-Torn Countries Need Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services U.N. Security Council and CEDAW Committee Address Lack of Essential Health Care for Women Living in Conflict (PRESS RELEASE) Acknowledging the devastating impact of [...]

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Fact Sheet: Access to Contraceptives in the European Union

States are obligated under international law to provide women access to a full range of contraceptives and contraceptive information. Most countries in the European Union include affordable contraceptives and contraceptive information in their public health [...]

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Federal Judge Publicly Rebukes U.S. Department of Justice at Court Hearing

U.S. District Court Judge Edward Korman publicly rebuked the arguments from attorneys from the U.S. Department of Justice at a federal court hearing, likening the age restrictions and I.D. requirements for emergency contraception to voter suppression and [...]

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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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State Judge Blocks Okla. Emergency Contraception Restrictions

State Judge Blocks Okla. Emergency Contraception Restrictions Plan B One-Step can remain on pharmacy, grocery store shelves without restriction pending outcome of Center for Reproductive Rights lawsuit (PRESS RELEASE) A state judge ruled today that [...]

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Tummino v. Hamburg

This case challenges the arbitrary decision of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to restrict access to emergency contraception (EC). Filing date: 01/21/2005, Re-opened 2/15/2012 Plaintiff(s): Annie Tummino, Erin T. Mahoney, Carol GiardinaKelly Mangan, [...]

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Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice, et al. v. Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy, et al.

The Center is challenging an Oklahoma law that unconstitutionally restricts adults and teens’ access to over-the-counter emergency contraceptives, by requiring adult women to show ID to a pharmacist to buy them, and teens under 17 [...]

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NEW LAWSUIT: Oklahoma Law Restricting Emergency Contraception Violates State Constitution, Discriminates Against Women

NEW LAWSUIT: Oklahoma Law Restricting Emergency Contraception Violates State Constitution Center for Reproductive Rights seeks to block law keeping emergency contraception behind the counter before it takes effect Aug. 22 (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for [...]

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Federal Judge Approves Government’s Plan to Make Plan B One-Step Available Without Restriction

Federal Judge Approves Government's Plan to Make Plan B One-Step Available Without Restriction (PRESS RELEASE) U.S. District Judge Edward Korman has approved the Obama Administration’s proposed plan to comply with a federal court order to [...]

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Obama Administration Announces Plans to Make Plan B One-Step Available Without Age Restriction

Obama Administration Announces Plans to Make Plan B One-Step Available Without Age Restriction Center for Reproductive Rights calls for equal access to more affordable, generic options (PRESS RELEASE) The Obama Administration has submitted a plan [...]

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No More Delays for EC: 2nd Circuit Partially Denies Federal Government’s Request to Delay Bringing Emergency Contraception Over the Counter

2nd Circuit Partially Denies Federal Government’s Request to Delay Bringing Emergency Contraception (PRESS RELEASE) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has to immediately comply with U.S. District Court Judge Edward Korman’s court order to make [...]

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Federal Judge Denies Government’s Request to Delay Over-the-Counter Emergency Contraception

Federal Judge Denies Government's Request to Delay Over-the-Counter Emergency Contraception Judge Korman denies stay of his April order, gives government until Monday to appeal to 2nd Circuit (PRESS RELEASE) Calling the Obama Administration’s appeal of [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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