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Center Sues Kenyan Officials Over Recent Ban on Marie Stopes

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and co-counsel Sofia Rajab-Leteipan of Leteipan & Associates Advocates have today filed a case at the High Court, Nairobi, against Kenyan government officials. The petition is challenging the [...]

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UN Human Rights Committee Asserts that Access to Abortion and Prevention of Maternal Mortality are Human Rights

UN Human Rights Committee Asserts that Access to Abortion and Prevention of Maternal Mortality are Human Rights (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes and firmly supports the United Nations Human Rights Committee’s General [...]

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In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent

In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a Louisiana law that [...]

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Speak Out Now Against the “Domestic Gag Rule”

Speak Out Now Against the "Domestic Gag Rule" In June, the Trump administration proposed a dangerous new rule that would prohibit providers that receive federal Title X family planning funds from making referrals for abortion care. The rule would also prohibit granting Title [...]

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Supreme Court Decision Awards Free Pass to Deceptive Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Supreme Court Decision Awards Free Pass to Deceptive Crisis Pregnancy Centers The Supreme Court today struck down a California law that protects women from so-called Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) by requiring them to disclose the [...]

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On Behalf of Notre Dame Students, Groups Sue Trump-Pence Administration and University Over Backroom Deal to Take Away Coverage of Birth Control

On Behalf of Notre Dame Students, Groups Sue Trump-Pence Administration and University Over Backroom Deal SOUTH BEND, IN — Citing flagrant defiance of federal law and the U.S. Constitution, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), [...]

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Letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions Re: ACA

Along with 29 other organizations, the Center urges Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reverse the Justice Department’s recent decision to not defend some provisions of the ACA, a move that could be especially harmful to [...]

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A Proactive Vision for Reproductive Health and Rights

A Proactive Vision for Reproductive Health and Rights “This year has been a battle. But not today! Today, we are going to explore strategies for a proactive agenda to secure access and services for women [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Trump Administration’s Attack on Title X Family Planning Program

Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Trump Administration’s Attack on Title X Family Planning Program (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights denounced the Trump administration’s latest move to block women’s access to critical health [...]

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Nigeria’s Federal High Court Strikes Out Civil Society Organization’s Case of a Woman Who Was Illegally Detained and Died During Confinement

(PRESS RELEASE) The family of a woman who was illegally detained for the inability to clear her medical bill and denied emergency services leading to her death, yesterday had their case dismissed by the Federal [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns State Department for Dropping Reproductive Rights from Human Rights Reports

Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns State Department for Dropping Reproductive Rights from Human Rights Reports New reports strip analysis of reproductive health and rights around the world, signaling clear disregard for women and girls (PRESS [...]

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Over 250 Reproductive, Civil and Human Rights Organizations Call on ICE to Discontinue Policy on Detaining Pregnant Individuals

Over 250 Reproductive, Civil and Human Rights Organizations Call on ICE to Discontinue Policy on Detaining Pregnant Indi Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU, American Immigration Council, Women’s Refugee Commission and Others Urge Administration to Reinstitute [...]

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Trump Administration to Strip Mention of Reproductive Health and Rights in State Department Human Rights Report

Trump Administration to Strip Mention of Reproductive Health and Rights in State Department Human Rights Report Move would signal clear disregard for women and reproductive rights around the world In the latest move of a [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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