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State of the States

State of the States A daunting 47 new anti-choice restrictions were enacted in the U.S. this year. Advocates are pushing back by advancing proactive laws that protect women’s health. With the recent clinic attack in [...]

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Supreme Court Must Invalidate Texas Sham Law

Supreme Court Must Invalidate Texas Sham Law In a powerful op-ed in USA Today, Center for Reproductive Rights president and CEO Nancy Northup outlines what is at stake in the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case [...]

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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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2015 State of the States: Fighting Back By Pushing Forward

Politicians in statehouses across the country continued to attack women’s access to vital health care services in 2015, introducing nearly 400 bills and enacting 47 new laws restricting access to reproductive health care this legislative [...]

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Stand Up, Fight TRAP: A Policy and Advocacy Resource to Counter Clinic Shutdown Laws

Clinics across the country are being forced to close their doors, making it even harder for a woman to get the abortion care she needs, simply because some politicians want to play politics with women’s [...]

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They Almost Killed Me

They Almost Killed Me A Salvadoran woman testifies about the abuse she suffered in jail after being imprisoned for having a miscarriage. And the Center fights back. When Cristina Quintanilla spoke into the microphone at [...]

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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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Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice v. Cline: Oklahoma Supreme Court Plaintiffs’ Brief

Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice v. Cline: Oklahoma Supreme Court Plaintiffs' Brief

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Stop the Deception

Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Stop the Deception Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on a segment of MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry show to debate the continued public funding of “crisis pregnancy centers”—phony [...]

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Al Jazeera: Mother of Ecuadorian girl raped by vice principal testifies in Washington, DC

Mother of Ecuadorian girl raped by vice principal testifies in Washington, DC The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held a hearing in the case of Paola del Rosario Guzmán Albarracín, an Ecuadorian teenager who was [...]

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A Voting Rights Act for Reproductive Rights?

The following article was written by Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, as part of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law's publication titled "Legal [...]

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A Crucial Option

A Crucial Option Medication abortion is safe, legal, and capable of revolutionizing reproductive health care. American women have been using legal medication abortion—an early abortion method that involves taking oral medication rather than having a [...]

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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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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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