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Bills Would Improve Access to Reproductive Health Care for U.S. Servicemembers and Veterans card link

Bills Would Improve Access to Reproductive Health Care for U.S. Servicemembers and Veterans

Two bills were recently introduced in the U.S. Congress that would improve access to contraception for servicemembers and their dependents and in vitro fertilization (IVF) services for veterans. The Center for Reproductive Rights—as part of [...]

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Coalition Letter Supporting the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2021

The Center joined 32 organizations in submitting a sign-on letter on April 20, 2021, to lead sponsors Senator Shaheen and Congresswomen Speier, Escobar, and Strickland in support of the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and [...]

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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President Joseph Biden has rescinded the “Global Gag Rule”—a devastating anti-abortion policy that undermined the health and rights of women around the world.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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Access to IVF for Servicemembers and Veterans

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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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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Submission to the European Court of Human Rights regarding Charron and Merle-Montet v. France (ECHR App. No. 22612/15)

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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.