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Center Spotlight: Jennifer Jacoby Talks U.S. Maternal Health

Jennifer Jacoby is well-versed in racial bias in the U.S. maternal health care system and the unconscionably poor health outcomes that result from that bias. Guiding her each day, she says, are some stark and [...]

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Issue Brief: U.S. Government Exploits COVID-19 to Mistreat Pregnant Immigrants and Asylum Seekers

A new issue brief from the Center for Reproductive Rights and partner organizations details how the U.S. government has exploited the COVID-19 pandemic to eviscerate humanitarian and human rights protections for immigrants and people seeking [...]

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Center Advocacy Efforts Will Help Improve Maternal Health in Georgia

Law Enacted to Extend Postpartum Medicaid Coverage Aims to Reduce Maternal Mortality, Racial Disparity Advocacy efforts by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners helped lead to the enactment of a new law in [...]

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Youth Reproductive Rights and the COVID-19 Response

This fact sheet discusses how youth access to reproductive care has been further imperiled by the COVID-19 pandemic and what governments should do about it.

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Access to Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health Care is a Human Rights Imperative During COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, human rights experts call on governments to ensure the provision of the full range of sexual and reproductive health services.

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COVID-19 Pro Bono Clearinghouse

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Center Lawsuits to Protect Abortion Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic Are Working

The flurry of lawsuits filed since March by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners are succeeding in protecting access to abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic. In eight states, officials have used the [...]

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Expanding Telemedicine Can Ensure Abortion Access During COVID-19 Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, offering an essential service safely and effectively through telemedicine to minimize patient contact is a public health priority. This new fact sheet was developed by the Center for Reproductive Rights and [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Appellate Court Says Oklahoma Abortion Clinics Can Stay Open During Pandemic

Last night, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of abortion providers, denying Oklahoma’s request to stay a lower court’s ruling from last week that blocked the state’s ban on abortion care during [...]

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OK COVID-19 10th Circuit Order Denying Stay of PI

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Appellate Court Allows Abortion Services to Continue in Tennessee During Pandemic

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms lower court decision blocking Tennessee’s order restricting abortions during the pandemic Last night, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a preliminary injunction granted by a lower court, allowing [...]

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COVID-19 Underscores the Nonessential Nature of Abortion Restrictions

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in the United States, unnecessary restrictions on abortion care exacerbate the already difficult circumstances under which health care providers and pregnant people provide and access abortion care, respectively.

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How State COVID-19 Orders Can Impact Abortion Access

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, state governments around the country are issuing a variety of orders that should be focused on containing the spread of the virus, protecting health care workers, and prioritizing the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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