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Center Named Top Reproductive Rights Non-Profit by Philanthropic Experts

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights is honored to be named one of the top high-impact organizations working on women's reproductive health, rights, and justice by the philanthropic organization Philanthropedia. This year, Philanthropedia surveyed [...]

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U.S. Submits Historic Human Rights Report to U.N., but Seriously Disappoints

By Michelle Movahed and Meredith Zingraff, originally posted in RH Reality Check This week, for the first time, the United States submitted a report to the U.N. Human Rights Council, a rotating body of countries [...]

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Center Wins 2010 Gruber Women’s Rights Prize

2010 Gruber Women's Rights Prize Recipients Hailed for Courageous Efforts in Advancing Women's Sexual and Reproductive Rights The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation today announced that it will award the 2010 Women's Rights Prize to [...]

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Washington Post: Should church control health care?

By Nancy Northup - On Faith guest voice Opinion pages of U.S. newspapers lambasted a decision by St. Joseph's Hospital, a Catholic institution in Phoenix, over the excommunication and demotion of a nun. Sister Margaret [...]

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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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Letter to President Barack Obama: Family Planning and Contraception Are Essential to Maternal and Child Health

Dear President Obama: I am writing as a representative of the Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center), an international non-governmental organization that uses constitutional and international law to secure women's reproductive freedom worldwide. The Center [...]

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Letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: Family Planning and Contraception Are Essential to Maternal and Child Health

Dear Secretary Clinton: I am writing as a representative of the Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center), an international non-governmental organization that uses constitutional and international law to secure women's reproductive freedom worldwide. The Center [...]

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