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Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Center condemns the continued use of sexual violence as a tactic of war in many contexts around the world.

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Press Releases

Statement on the Release of the U.S. State Department’s 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices  

04.12.2022 (STATEMENT) On April 12, the Biden-Harris administration released the 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (Human Rights Reports), restoring reporting on the status of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in nearly [...]

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Engaging Policymakers, U.S. Administrative Advocacy,News

Joint Letter to the European Commission on Recovery Funding to Support Refugees of the War in Ukraine

In an open joint letter, the Center for Reproductive Rights and partners called on the European Commission to directly support local authorities and civil society and human rights organizations providing for refugees of the war [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Europe,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Civil Society Calls on European and other Global Leaders to Protect the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls Fleeing Ukraine Conflict

Brussels, 17 March 2022 (Press Release) – Today more than 90 organizations called on European authorities and the international community to urgently protect the health of women and girls fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. In a [...]

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Europe,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized

Call to Action on Ukraine

In a Call to Action, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined more than 90 human rights organizations to urge the European Union, Member State governments, the United Nations, other donor governments and the broader international [...]

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Europe,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Alesia Soltanpanah Joins Center For Reproductive Rights as Chief Development Officer

01.25.22 (PRESS RELEASE) - Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced that Alesia Soltanpanah has joined the organization as Chief Development Officer and as a member of the Executive Team. She will oversee all fundraising [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare,United States,Engaging Policymakers,News

Center Submits Comment Supporting the Repeal of Harmful and Unnecessary Separate Payment Requirement for Abortion Services Under Medicaid and Medicare

Trump-era rule changes would have created confusion and additional, financial and administrative hurdles.

Abortion, Other Barriers, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C., U.S. Administrative Advocacy,News

Technical Paper: Accountability for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Humanitarian Settings

This paper examines obligations under international law regarding access to SRH information and services for civilians in humanitarian settings.

Humanitarian Settings,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Center Submits Comment on Proposed Rule to End Trump-era “Domestic Gag Rule”

On May 17, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a comment on the Biden Administration’s proposed rule on "Ensuring Access to Equitable, Affordable, Client-Centered, Quality Family Planning Services." The proposed rule change would restore [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

On the Adoption of the Third U.S. Universal Periodic Review

On March 17, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights and co-sponsoring organizations made remarks at the UN Human Rights Council commending the United States for supporting recommendations related to sexual and reproductive rights received in [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Global Gag Rule, Maternal Health,United Nations,At the United Nations,News

Submission to UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls (Joint Submission by the Center and CARE International); 01/25/21

Ensuring rights-based accountability for the sexual and reproductive health and rights of refugee and host community women and girls affected by crisis in northern Uganda The Center for Reproductive Rights and CARE International presented this submission [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Africa, Uganda,At the United Nations,Shadow Letters & Reports

Improving Access to Abortion in Crisis Settings

This tool is designed to help program planners and organizations understand abortion law and manage legal risk when providing or supporting access to abortion for people who are displaced by crisis. It provides general guidance [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Humanitarian Settings,Publications

The Undue Burden Standard after June Medical Services v. Russo

This report by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought and won by the Center and decided in June 2020. The [...]

Abortion, Definitions, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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