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Philippine Commission on Human Rights Report: Criminalization of Abortion Stigmatizes Women

Philippine Commission on Human Rights Report: Criminalization of Abortion Stigmatizes Women (PRESS RELEASE) The criminal ban on abortion in the Philippines stigmatizes women and has led to many poor women resorting to unsafe abortion—according to [...]

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Virginia Board of Health Protects Women’s Access to Constitutionally Protected Health Care, Votes to Amend Texas-style Clinic Shutdown Regulations

VA Board of Health Protects Access to Constitutionally Protected Health Care, Votes to Amend Clinic Shutdown Regulations Vote comes less than three months after Supreme Court issues historic ruling reaffirming a woman’s right to safe, [...]

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U.N. Committee: Philippines Must Allow Legal Abortion, Improve Access to Contraceptives

U.N. Committee: Philippines Must Allow Legal Abortion, Improve Access to Contraceptives (PRESS RELEASE) The Philippine government should take measures to legalize abortion in certain circumstances and provide sexual and reproductive health information and services, according [...]

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Sia, Jessica Williams, Leslie Jones, and more, to perform in All Access concert supporting abortion access for all

Sia, Jessica Williams, Leslie Jones, and more, to perform in All Access concert supporting abortion access for all Abortion rights supporters will come together on September 10 in Cleveland, Miami, Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta for [...]

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U.N. Committee: Philippines Must Provide Access to Modern Contraceptives, Legalize Abortion in Certain Circumstances

U.N. Committee: Philippines Must Provide Access to Modern Contraceptives, Legalize Abortion in Certain Circumstances (PRESS RELEASE) The Philippine government must ensure access to modern contraceptives and legalize abortion in certain circumstances, according to the U.N. [...]

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Salvadoran Court Releases Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned

Salvadoran Court Releases Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned (PRESS RELEASE) A Salvadoran woman wrongfully imprisoned after a miscarriage is being released, according to the San Salvador Third Tribunal of Sentences (Tribunal Tercero de Sentencia de San Salvador) [...]

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U.N. Committee: Philippines Should Liberalize Its Abortion Law and Guarantee Access to All Modern Contraceptives

U.N. Committee: Philippines Should Liberalize Its Abortion Law and Guarantee Access to All Modern Contraceptives (PRESS RELEASE) The absolute ban on abortion in the Philippines should be repealed and access to sexual and reproductive health [...]

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Arizona Governor Signs Measure Reversing Restrictions on Medication Abortion

Arizona Governor Signs Measure Reversing Restrictions on Medication Abortion Measure is intended to resolve legal challenges blocking restrictions (PRESS RELEASE) Arizona Governor Doug Ducey (R) signed a measure into law late yesterday which effectively repeals [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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10 Years of Legal Abortion in Colombia

10 Years of Legal Abortion in Colombia (PRESS RELEASE) Today marks 10 years since the Colombian Constitutional Court deemed the country’s blanket ban on abortion unconstitutional and mandated that abortion be legally accessible in some [...]

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Updated FDA Label Better Reflects Evidence-Based Medicine, Could Expand Access to Medication Abortion

Updated FDA Label Better Reflects Evidence-Based Medicine, Could Expand Access to Medication Abortion Change aligns Mifepristone label with current best medical practice and more than 15 years of scientific evidence (PRESS RELEASE) The U.S. Food [...]

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Chile’s Cámara de Diputados Approves Abortion Bill

Chile’s Cámara de Diputados Approves Abortion Bill (PRESS RELEASE) Today Chile’s Cámara de Diputados (House) agreed to advance a proposed bill that would allow women to access safe and legal abortion services in cases of [...]

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African Commission Calls on Uganda to Ensure The Right to Legal Abortion and Access to Reproductive Health Services

African Commission Calls on Uganda to Ensure The Right to Legal Abortion and Access to Reproductive Health Services (PRESS RELEASE) The government of Uganda should stop impeding access to medical abortion and reproductive health services, [...]

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U.N. Committee: Kenya Should Decriminalize Abortion in All Circumstances, Ensure Reproductive Health Services for Adolescents

U.N. Committee: Kenya Should Decriminalize Abortion in All Circumstances, Ensure Reproductive Health Services for Teens (PRESS RELEASE) The government of Kenya should decriminalize abortion in all circumstances and ensure adolescents have access to the full [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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