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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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Nepal Enacts Legislation to Protect Women’s Rights to Bodily Autonomy

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes Nepal's official enactment of the “Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights Act, 2018” (RH Act). The act has been endorsed by President Bidhya Devi Bhandari of Nepal, [...]

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Trump Administration’s Unconstitutional Contraception Rules Blocked by Federal Court

Trump Administration’s Unconstitutional Contraception Rules Blocked by Federal Court (PRESS RELEASE) - In a victory for women’s health and reproductive rights, a federal judge in Pennsylvania today blocked the Trump administration from enforcing interim final rules [...]

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Over a Half-Million Public Comments from Across the Country Submitted Opposing Trump Administration Rules Threatening Access to Contraception

Over a Half-Million Public Comments from Across the Country Submitted Opposing Contraception Rules Reproductive Rights Groups, Members of Congress and Allies Delivered Massive Wave of Public Comments on Meaningful Impact Contraception Coverage Has Had on [...]

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Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of Center for Reproductive Rights, on yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court order allowing the Trump administration’s travel ban to go into effect pending the legal challenges

Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of Center for Reproductive Rights, U.S. Supreme Court RE: Travel Ban (PRESS RELEASE) - “We are deeply dismayed that the Supreme Court has allowed this discriminatory travel ban [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on the Commencement of Confirmation Hearings on Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Senate began its confirmation hearings on Alex Azar for Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), President Trump’s choice to fill a post vacated by Tom Price, who resigned following an [...]

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New Report: Roma Women Experience Discrimination, Receive Poor Reproductive Health Care In Slovakia

New Report: Roma Women Experience Discrimination, Receive Poor Reproductive Health Care In Slovakia European Union Pledges 500 Million Euros Towards Gender Equality Fund (PRESS RELEASE) Roma women living in Slovakia report facing discrimination, segregation and [...]

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Calls for Better Access to Reproductive Health Services

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Calls for Better Access to Reproductive Health Services (PRESS RELEASE) The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)—the principal human rights body for the Americas—released a statement that underscores how laws [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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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Center for Reproductive Rights Calls President Trump’s Budget “Cruel and Short-Sighted”

Center for Reproductive Rights Calls President Trump’s Budget “Cruel and Short-Sighted” Budget attacks women who rely on Planned Parenthood, decimates Medicaid program, eliminates international family planning assistance (MEDIA ADVISORY)  The Center for Reproductive Rights issued [...]

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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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India Supreme Court Denies Abortion To Rape Survivor Living With HIV

India Supreme Court Denies Abortion To Rape Survivor Living With HIV (PRESS RELEASE) This week the Supreme Court of India denied a rape survivor living with HIV from seeking an abortion. In its ruling, the [...]

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President Trump Signs Measure Reversing Obama Era Rule Protecting Women’s Access to Basic Health Care

President Trump Signs Measure Reversing Obama Era Rule Protecting Women’s Access to Basic Health Care (PRESS RELEASE)  President Trump today signed a measure which rescinds an Obama-era rule protecting health care for patients who rely [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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