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United Nations Committee Examines U.S. Record On Torture

United Nations Committee Examines U.S. Record On Torture Center for Reproductive Rights Raises Violations of Reproductive Rights for Immigrant Women and Women of Color (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee against Torture meets in Geneva [...]

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United Nations Calls on Governments to Promote Safe Pregnancy and Child Birth

United Nations Calls on Governments to Promote Safe Pregnancy and Child Birth U.N. Human Rights Council Passes 5th Resolution to Address Preventable Maternal Deaths (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Human Right Council unanimously passed its fifth [...]

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From Risk to Rights: Realizing States’ Obligations to Prevent and Address Maternal Mortality

During the past several decades, sexual and reproductive rights advocates have transformed the global community’s understanding of maternal mortality and morbidity, framing it as a clear violation of women’s fundamental human rights. This change has [...]

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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. Streur: Preliminary Injunction

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Reproductive Injustice: Racial and Gender Discrimination in U.S. Health Care

When it ratified the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD), the United States committed to ensure the right to health care free from all forms of racial discrimination to [...]

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Senate Bill Would Ensure All Military Servicewomen and Dependents Have Equal Access to Contraceptive Coverage, Family Planning Counseling

Senate Bill Would Ensure Military Servicewomen, Dependents Equal Access to Contraceptive Coverage, Family Planning Sen. Shaheen and more than a dozen other Senators sponsor new legislation to extend comprehensive reproductive health-care coverage to non-active duty [...]

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Alyne v. Brazil: Case of Alyne da Silva Pimentel Teixeira (“Alyne”) v. Brazil

Alyne, una Afro-Brasilera de 28 años murió por complicaciones de un embarazo después de que un centro de salud privado y luego un centro de salud público le negaran atención de calidad de salud materna. [...]

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Nuestro Texas Campaign Returns to Rio Grande Valley

Nuestro Texas Campaign Returns to Rio Grande Valley Numerous challenges still remain for Latinas seeking basic health care in Texas (PRESS RELEASE) Reproductive health advocates will gather in the Rio Grande Valley today to celebrate [...]

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House Appropriations Committee Approves Abortion Coverage for Peace Corps Volunteers

House Appropriations Committee Approves Abortion Coverage for Peace Corps Volunteers In passing an amendment offered by Rep. Nita Lowey, House Appropriations Committee follows Senate’s lead and grants Peace Corps Volunteers abortion coverage in cases of [...]

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Playing Politics with Women’s Health: U.S. Senator Pits Women’s Health Protection Act Against Nationwide Abortion Ban

Playing Politics with Women’s Health: U.S. Senator Pits Women’s Health Protection Act Against Nationwide Abortion Ban (PRESS RELEASE) Today Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is expected to try to force a vote on his unconstitutional, nationwide [...]

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Walker v. Jesson: Brief of Pro-Choice Resources as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondent

In 2013, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed an amicus brief before the Minnesota Court of Appeals in Walker v. Jesson on behalf of Pro-Choice resources, a reproductive justice organization based in Minnesota that helps [...]

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Minnesota Court of Appeals Protects Insurance Coverage for Low-Income Women

Minnesota Court of Appeals Protects Insurance Coverage for Low-Income Women Decision affirms over 20 years of state Supreme Court precedent (PRESS RELEASE) The Minnesota Court of Appeals today upheld a district court decision which dismissed [...]

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Case Of Pregnant Woman Beaten And Denied Care At Local Hospital Brought To Kenyan High Court

Case Of Pregnant Woman Beaten And Denied Care At Local Hospital Brought To Kenyan High Court (PRESS RELEASE) The case of Josephine Majani, whose story of being physically and verbally abused by nurses and repeatedly [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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