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

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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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President Joseph Biden has rescinded the “Global Gag Rule”—a devastating anti-abortion policy that undermined the health and rights of women around the world.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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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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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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Black Women & Bodily Autonomy

Black Women & Bodily Autonomy The May edition of Essence magazine takes a look at what’s at stake for African-American women in the battle over reproductive rights. With extremist politicians passing an inordinate number of [...]

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Center Named Top Reproductive Rights Non-Profit by Philanthropic Experts

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights is honored to be named one of the top high-impact organizations working on women's reproductive health, rights, and justice by the philanthropic organization Philanthropedia. This year, Philanthropedia surveyed [...]

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Center for Reproductive Law & Policy v. Bush: Background on Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s 2002 Opinion

Federal appeals court Judge Sonia Sotomayor has been nominated by President Barack Obama to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter. Judge Sotomayor currently sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Expanded Global Gag Rule Limits Women’s Rights and Endangers Their Well-being

An expansion of the "global gag rule" or "Mexico City Policy"-a policy that denies United States development funds to organizations that perform or advocate for abortion, even with their own, non-U.S. funds-poses a grave danger [...]

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Letter to Members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Urging Opposition to the Addition of the Global Gag Rule to HIV/AIDS Programs Dear Senator: We understand that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will soon consider legislation to increase foreign assistance for HIV/AIDS treatment and [...]

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Letter to Members of the House

Urging Repeal of the Global Gag Rule and Full Funding of UNFPA Dear Member of Congress: I am writing on behalf of the Center for Reproductive Rights, a nonprofit legal and policy advocacy organization dedicated [...]

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Letter from Lieutenant General Claudia J. Kennedy to Senate

Letter to Senate on Abortion Ban for Women in the Military The Honorable Olympia Snowe United States Senate 154 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Patty Murray United States Senate 173 Russell [...]

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Comments Submitted to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Comments on the proposed State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Thomas A. Scully Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Attn: CMS–2127-P P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244–8016 [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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