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CRR in the Field: Alisha Bjerregaard

Since 1992, the Center's innovative legal work has fundamentally transformed the landscape of reproductive health and rights worldwide, and has already strengthened laws and policies in more than 50 countries. CRR in the Field is [...]

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Human Rights Day 2010

December 10 is Human Rights Day and a time to remind the world of the importance of taking a stand for reproductive rights. Sixty-two years ago this December, the U.N. adopted the Universal Declaration of [...]

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CRR in the Field: Mónica Arango Olaya

Since 1992, the Center's innovative legal work has fundamentally transformed the landscape of reproductive health and rights worldwide, and has already strengthened laws and policies in more than 50 countries. CRR in the Field is [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil, Accountability Bodies,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

Center for Reproductive Rights Testimony before NYC Council on Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, testified before the New York City Council on November 16, 2010 on the recently introduced bill that will regulate the deceptive practices of pregnancy counseling centers [...]

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CRR in the Field: Payal Shah

Since 1992, the Center's innovative legal work has fundamentally transformed the landscape of reproductive health and rights worldwide, and has already strengthened laws and policies in more than 50 countries. CRR in the Field is [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Biased Information, Censorship, Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,Asia, Philippines,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

Center Cites Critical Role of Courts as the House, Senate, Governorships and State Legislatures Become More Anti-Choice

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights highlighted the important role of the courts in protecting reproductive rights in light of the 2010 midterm election results. The House of Representatives likely gained at least [...]

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Reproductive Rights are Human Rights (Russian Edition)

Download the Russian edition of Reproductive Rights are Human Rights below. Права-это-Правa.pdf

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A First Look Back at the 2010 State Legislative Session

Every year, anti-choice state legislators propose measures intended to restrict women's access to abortion, including mandatory delays, biased counseling provisions and other burdensome and unnecessary requirements. On average, more than six hundred bills are proposed [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

UN Committee Urges Russia to Fulfill Women’s Rights

During its July session, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) issued its Concluding Observations on the Russian Federation 's compliance with its obligations to respect, protect, and fulfill [...]

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Report on the United States’ Compliance with Its Human Rights Obligations In the Area of Women’s Reproductive and Sexual Health

The United Nations Human Rights Council has introduced a process designed to review countries’ compliance with human rights obligations as contained in (1) the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, (2) the United Nations Charter, (3) [...]

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Decline in Maternal Mortality Welcome, but Suffering Persists

By Ximena Andión Ibañez, International Advocacy Director An article in the recent  Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, announced a global decrease in maternal deaths from 526,300 in 1980 to 342,900 in 2008. The Center [...]

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One Year Later: Celebrating Nepal’s Comprehensive Abortion Law

One year ago today, May 20, 2010, the Nepal Supreme Court ordered the government of Nepal to enact a comprehensive abortion law guaranteeing that all women have safe and affordable access to legal abortion services [...]

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Global Scholars Incubator: May 16-17, 2010

By Rob Stein The Global Scholars Incubator will bring an international group of legal scholars together with key attorneys from the Center for Reproductive Rights to exchange information about legal developments in different countries, catalyze [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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