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Federal Bill Would Promote Youth Sex Education in U.S.

May is “National Sex Ed for All” month, and the Center is proud to support a new federal bill that would provide funding to improve access to comprehensive sex education and sexual health services for young people throughout the U.S.

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U.S. Recommits to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at the UN Human Rights Council

The Biden-Harris administration took a significant step forward last week in reversing the Trump administration’s harmful policies undermining gender equity and equality when it committed to promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights in the United States and around the world. The commitment, made March 17 before [...]

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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 [...]

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Biden Administration Rescinds Global Gag Rule

President Joseph Biden has rescinded the “Global Gag Rule”—a devastating anti-abortion policy that undermined the health and rights of women around the world. The rule denied funding for foreign organizations providing abortion information or services. [...]

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Center Urges UN Members to Consider Reproductive Rights in Assessing U.S.’s Human Rights Record

U.S. Peer Review at the UN Human Rights Council Scheduled for November 9 In preparation for the upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United States’ human rights record before the United Nations Human Rights [...]

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Joint submission to the Constitutional Court of Romania regarding the constitutionality of Article 7(1)(e) of Law 87/2020

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Center and International Human Rights Partners Call on Poland to Reject Bills Restricting Sexual and Reproductive Rights

The Center for Reproductive Rights, along with more than 100 other human rights organizations, released a joint statement that calls for the Polish parliament to reject two harmful proposals to restrict abortion and sexuality education [...]

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Lambda Legal, Center for Reproductive Rights and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule

Lambda Legal, CRR, and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Lambda Legal, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Fact Sheet: The Global Gag Rule and Human Rights

Under the Global Gag Rule, the U.S. is turning its back on the human rights of women and girls around the world. Denying access to abortion does not stop women and girls from seeking abortion [...]

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Expanded Global Gag Rule Is More Dangerous Than Ever

Expanded Global Gag Rule Is More Dangerous Than Ever In a reckless move that will have life-threatening consequences for women around the world, President Donald Trump has released details about his expanded Global Gag Rule, [...]

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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley Pays Lip Service To Human Rights While Trump Administration Continues To Violate Them

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley Pays Lip Service To Human Rights While Trump Administration Continues To Violate Them Ambassador Haley Condemns Countries That Violate Human Rights, Dodges Questions on U.S. Role at the Council (PRESS RELEASE) [...]

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Trump Administration Expands Global Gag Rule

Trump Administration Expands Global Gag Rule U.S. State Department’s Plan Magnifies the Harmful Impact of the Global Gag Rule on Women and Girls (PRESS RELEASE) The Trump Administration released guidance on a policy that restricts [...]

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Trump’s Global Gag Endangers Women Worldwide

Trump’s Global Gag Endangers Women Worldwide In one of his first acts as president, Donald Trump reinstated the Global Gag Rule, a destructive policy that prohibits overseas nongovernmental organizations from providing, or even mentioning, safe [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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