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A Human Rights Crisis

Nuestro Texas is a major effort that seeks to mobilize women in Texas’s Rio Grande Valley to fight for their health and human rights. Ida was getting “desperate.” The mother of two had received a [...]

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United Across the U.S.

Transforming this nation’s reproductive rights landscape, to one in which all women have access to the full range of reproductive health care, will require vigorous and widespread pressure on Congress from Americans. On September 25, [...]

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Call for Applications for the Women’s Human Rights Training Institute, 2013-2015

After four successful rounds, the Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation, together with the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Network of East-West Women, and in cooperation with representatives of the Euroregional Center for Public Initiatives, are [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Censorship, Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, HIV/AIDS, Maternal Health,Europe, Bulgaria,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Going on Offense

Going on Offense On Capitol Hill, in the space of just a few hours, it's possible to witness some of the ugliest hostility toward women's reproductive rights in close proximity to the inspired conviction of [...]

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ACS Reproductive Rights and Justice Award

ACS Reproductive Rights and Justice Award On June 13, 2013, the Center for Reproductive Rights, in partnership with the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS), presented the first annual ACS Reproductive Rights and [...]

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Affordable Contraception on Trial

Affordable Contraception on Trial The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act included a mandate for employers to provide copay-free contraception to its workers, effectively putting birth control within the reach of millions more women—and [...]

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UN Body Slams Abortion Laws

UN Body Slams Abortion Laws This month, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee) condemned Hungary for two types of abortion restrictions that are on the rise both in Europe [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,Europe, Hungary, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,News

Under Federal Attack

Under Federal Attack The most unpopular Congress in history didn't take that title by accident or through a stroke of bad luck. The 112th Congress, which came to an end just a few months ago, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Extremists Target Rape Exception

Extremists Target Rape Exception Just when you thought the opponents of reproductive freedom couldn't get any more radical, they outdo themselves. An organization that pushes for so-called personhood measures—all of which have been resoundingly defeated, [...]

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2012: U.S. in Review

2012: U.S. in Review Put 2012 against any year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, in 1973, and you would be hard pressed to find a period that offered as many highs [...]

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Veto Letter to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon: Senate Bill 749

Read the Center for Reproductive Rights' letter to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon urging him to veto Senate Bill 749 which would prevent women from accessing insurance coverage for contraception and conflict with federal law. The [...]

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Reproductive Rights: A Tool for Monitoring State Obligations

The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights. The tool outlines State obligations under international and regional human rights law on a range [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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