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Peruvian Government Gives Monetary Reparations As Part of Historic United Nations Abortion Case

Peruvian Government Gives Monetary Reparations As Part of Historic United Nations Abortion Case (PRESS RELEASE) The Peruvian government has agreed to pay reparations as part of the first United Nations (U.N.) ruling on human rights [...]

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U.N. Committee: Russia and Slovakia Must Remove Waiting Periods and Other Barriers to Safe and Legal Abortion

U.N. Committee: Russia and Slovakia Must Remove Waiting Periods and Other Barriers to Safe and Legal Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) The governments of Russia and Slovakia are undermining women’s human rights by introducing retrogressive barriers in [...]

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Chile’s Health Commission Approves Abortion Bill

Chile’s Health Commission Approves Abortion Bill (PRESS RELEASE) Rape survivors will be able to access safe abortion services within 14 weeks of pregnancy according to the latest version of Chile’s abortion bill advanced by the [...]

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Bans on Abortion at 20 Weeks: Unconstitutional, Unconscionable, and Unwarranted

The Supreme Court has ruled time and again that liberty is at the core of a woman’s right to control her destiny and her body, including decisions about whether ending or continuing a pregnancy is [...]

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U.N. Committee Calls on Croatia to Expand Reproductive Health Services and End Discrimination Against Women

U.N. Committee Calls on Croatia to Expand Reproductive Health Services and End Discrimination Against Women (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) has called on the Croatian [...]

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Seventy-One Human Rights Organizations Call on President Obama to End Unnecessary Reproductive Health Restrictions That Harm Women

71 Human Rights Organizations Ask President Obama to End Unnecessary Reproductive Health Restrictions That Harm Women (PRESS RELEASE) As President Obama makes official visits to Kenya and Ethiopia this week, a broad-based coalition of leading [...]

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Mandatory Delays and Junk Science Among New Abortion Restrictions in 2015

Mandatory Delays and Junk Science Among New Abortion Restrictions in 2015 New policy brief details troubling trends in abortion restrictions   (PRESS RELEASE) Anti-choice politicians in states across the U.S. have continued to pass harmful restrictions [...]

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Congresswomen Introduce Historic Bill to Ensure Coverage of Abortion Services for All Women

Congresswomen Introduce Historic Bill to Ensure Coverage of Abortion Services for All Women EACH Woman Act would restore abortion coverage to millions, regardless of income, insurance plan, or zip code (PRESS RELEASE) Congresswomen Barbara Lee [...]

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U.N. Human Rights Council Passes Resolutions to End Violence Against Women and Child Marriage

U.N. Human Rights Council Passes Resolutions to End Violence Against Women and Child Marriage (PRESS RELEASE) This week the U.N. Human Rights Council—principal body at the U.N. that promotes and protects human rights for all—reaffirmed [...]

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Latinas, Immigrant Women Testify Before Global Human Rights Panel on Reproductive Rights Violations in Texas Rio Grande Valley

Latinas, Immigrant Women Testify Before Global Human Rights Panel on Reproductive Rights Violations in Rio Grande Valley Human rights hearing documents impact of the reproductive health care crisis in Texas (PRESS RELEASE) Dozens of Latinas [...]

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President Bachelet Introduces Legislation to Decriminalize Abortion in Chile

President Bachelet Introduces Legislation to Decriminalize Abortion in Chile (PRESS RELEASE) President Michelle Bachelet of Chile introduced a bill Saturday that would allow women access to safe and legal abortion services in cases of sexual violence, fetal [...]

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Obama Budget Continues Discriminatory Abortion Coverage Restrictions for Low-Income Women, But Would Restore Limited Coverage for D.C. Women

Obama Budget Continues Abortion Coverage Restrictions for Low-Income Women, But Restores Limited Coverage for DC Women (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights expressed disappointment today that President Barack Obama’s FY2016 budget retains a ban [...]

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New Report Calls on Texas Lawmakers to Restore Critical Reproductive Health Care Services for Latinas

New Report Calls on Texas Lawmakers to Restore Critical Reproductive Health Care Services for Latinas New resource developed to address growing health care crisis facing millions of Texas Latinas after devastating cuts to family planning, [...]

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