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Unnecessary Suffering

Unnecessary Suffering A new case filing in the Sindh province of Pakistan demands that the government take immediate action to help thousands of women afflicted each year with obstetric fistula. During what should have been [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health,Asia, Pakistan,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

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 [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Public Funding, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Black Mamas Matter

African American women are nearly four times more likely to die in childbirth than white women. Without healthy black mothers, there cannot be healthy black families and communities. “I was hurting so bad I didn't [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),News

Fighting for Girlhood

Fighting for Girlhood Child marriage violates the rights of millions across the world each year. But the UN just took notable steps to end its ravages. At age 15, Gita should have been cramming for [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

A Vision of Health

A Vision of Health Many of the nation’s top reproductive rights voices convened in Washington, DC, to nourish our shared vision of reproductive health policy for the future. The audience clusters attentively around her as [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C.,News

Joint Statement with URGE regarding Teen Abortion Restrictions

Joint Statement with URGE regarding Teen Abortion Restrictions The Center for Reproductive Rights and URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity call on Texas lawmakers to reject attempts to make it harder for young people [...]

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Paraguay Denies Abortion to Raped 10-Year-Old

Paraguay Denies Abortion to Raped 10-Year-Old International outrage has been building since late last week, when The Daily Beast reported on the case of a pregnant 10-year-old in Paraguay who has been denied an abortion [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Latin America & Caribbean, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers,News

Texas Teens Under Attack

A slew of new bills in Texas targets some of the state’s most vulnerable teenagers. Over the last 15 years, Houston family lawyer Rita Lucido has seen just about everything when it comes to young [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Spring Webinar Series with LSRJ, the Center for Reproductive Rights & Ipas: Register Here!

Spring Webinar Series with LSRJ, the Center for Reproductive Rights & Ipas: Register Here! Join us on Monday, April 20th at 7pm EST for “Human Rights at Home and Abroad.” During this presentation, our speakers [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Public Funding, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,News

Texas Latinas Rising

A human rights hearing in Texas gave voice to the thousands of Latinas on the border whose health and rights are in jeopardy. On Monday, March 9, 2015, the forecast for the Lower Rio Grande [...]

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A Bold Vision for Texas

A new resource aims to restore essential reproductive care to millions of underserved Texas Latinas. If you don’t know where the Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas is, get out a map. Trace your finger [...]

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Reproductive Rights in a New Era

Reproductive Rights in a New Era You’re invited to the upcoming symposium, “Reproductive Rights in a New Era: Transitioning from Casey to the 21st Century” on Friday, February 13th at Penn Law School. Co-sponsored by [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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