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United Nations Secretary-General Reaffirms Reproductive Rights Are Central to Development

United Nations Secretary-General Reaffirms Reproductive Rights Are Central to Development U.N. Releases Post-2015 Development Agenda Report Calling on Governments to Fulfill Human Rights Obligations (PRESS RELEASE) In a report that will serve as a guidepost [...]

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U.N. Committee Calls On Nepal to Eradicate Child Marriage and Ensure Women’s Access to Safe Abortion Services

U.N. Committee Calls On Nepal to Eradicate Child Marriage and Ensure Women’s Access to Safe Abortion Services (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (U.N. CESCR) this week denounced the Nepal [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Brings Forced Sterilization Case of HIV Positive Woman to Human Rights Commission

Center for Reproductive Rights Brings Forced Sterilization Case of HIV Positive Woman to Human Rights Commission Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Hear Case on the Forced Sterilization of Chilean Woman Living with HIV (PRESS [...]

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New Report: Global Trend of Expanding Legal Abortion Services Continues

New Report: Global Trend of Expanding Legal Abortion Services Continues (PRESS RELEASE) More than 30 countries have amended their laws to expand access to safe and legal abortion services in the last 20 years—a trend [...]

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Leading Health and Human Rights Organizations Call for End to Unnecessary Restrictions that Harm Women’s Health Worldwide

Leading Health & Human Rights Organizations Call for End to Unnecessary Restrictions that Harm Women’s Health Worldwide Diverse Coalition of 80 Groups Calls on the Obama Administration to Allow U.S. Foreign Assistance for Safe Abortion [...]

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Federal Court Blocks Enforcement of Louisiana Law Threatening Women’s Access to Safe and Legal Abortion

Federal Court Blocks Enforcement of Louisiana Law Threatening Women’s Access to Safe and Legal Abortion Clinics will remain open pending legal challenge (PRESS RELEASE) A Louisiana state law specifically designed to shutter abortion clinics across [...]

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Federal Court Protects Texas Women from Further Loss of Abortion Access

Federal Court Protects Texas Women from Further Loss of Abortion Access HB2 provision requiring unnecessary, multimillion-dollar renovations of abortion clinics ruled unconstitutional, would have shuttered all but a few abortion clinics in the state September [...]

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UN Committee Calls on United States to Immediately Address Racial Discrimination in Health Care

UN Committee Calls on United States to Immediately Address Racial Discrimination in Health Care Recommendations from Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) call for immediate action to address inequity in health care coverage, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Louisiana Health Care Providers in Court to Protect Access to Safe, Legal Abortion Care

Louisiana Health Care Providers in Court to Protect Access to Safe, Legal Abortion Care Thousands of women to lose abortion access if law allowed to take effect on September 1 The Center for Reproductive Rights [...]

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Peruvian Government Complies with Settlement in Decades-old Sexual Assault Case

Peruvian Government Complies with Settlement in Decades-old Sexual Assault Case Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Closes Sexual Assault Case in Peruvian Public Hospital (PRESS RELEASE) Almost 20 years since a doctor at a public hospital [...]

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French President Approves Gender Equality Law

French President Approves Gender Equality Law (PRESS RELEASE) France affirms that women can obtain an abortion without restriction as to reason during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy with passage of a sweeping gender equality [...]

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United Nations Calls on Perú to Expand Access to Legal Abortion

United Nations Calls on Perú to Expand Access to Legal Abortion Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW Committee) Cites Denial of Legal Abortion Services As Human Rights Violations (PRESS RELEASE) The United [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Releases New PSA Featuring Tony and Grammy Award Winner Dee Dee Bridgewater

Center for Reproductive Rights Releases New PSA Featuring Tony and Grammy Award Winner Dee Dee Bridgewater (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights released a new PSA featuring Tony  and multiple Grammy Award winner Dee Dee Bridgewater [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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