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Speak Out Now Against Health Care Discrimination

Today, the Trump administration continued chipping away at civil rights protections by proposing a rule that endorses discrimination in health care settings—putting patients’ lives and health at risk. This rule, published by the Department of [...]

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Lambda Legal, Center for Reproductive Rights and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule

Lambda Legal, CRR, and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Lambda Legal, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State [...]

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Colombia: The Right to True and Accurate Information

Colombia: The Right to True and Accurate Information A decision is expected at any time on a Colombian Constitutional Court case revolving around women's fundamental right to information on sexual and reproductive health care. Back [...]

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In Focus: Uganda

In Focus: Uganda The Center for Reproductive Rights has embarked on a series of new projects in Uganda as part of its wider work in the African region. Working to highlight reproductive rights violations in [...]

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UN Concluding Observations: Russia, 2011

The U.N. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights released their concluding observations from the 46th session on the fifth periodic report of the Russian Federation on May 20, 2011. The Center for Reproductive Rights [...]

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UN Concluding Observations: The Republic of Moldova

The U.N. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights released their concluding observations from the 46th session on the second periodic report of the Republic of Moldova on July 12, 2011. The Center for Reproductive [...]

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CRR Spotlights Abuses against HIV+ Women in Chile

On June 21, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Chilean HIV/AIDS group VIVO POSITIVO will present the findings of the report Dignity Denied: Violations of the Rights of HIV Positive Women in Chilean Health [...]

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Costa Rica’s New IVF Law Unacceptable

Costa Rica's proposed bill on in vitro fertilization (IVF) violates international human rights standards, according to a brief the Center submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on November 18. Even though IVF [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Letter to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Re: Costa Rican IVF Ban

The Costa Rican media recently reported1 that the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights communicated report No. 85/10, the preliminary report for Case 12.361, to Costa Rica on August 23, 2010. This report establishes that decision [...]

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Tummino v. Margaret Hamburg: Memo of Law in Support of Plaintiffs Motion for Civil Contempt

Plaintiffs respectfully submit this memorandum of law in support of their motion for civil contempt against Defendant (hereinafter "the FDA") based on the FDA‟s failure to make any meaningful efforts to comply with the portion [...]

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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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Carey v. Maricopa County

In this action, CRR represents Dr. J. Christopher Carey as part of our ongoing efforts to protect the ability of physicians to obtain abortion training, and to perform abortion procedures without undue government interference. Filing [...]

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Ex-Ob/Gyn Chief In Arizona, Fired For Advocating Abortion, Files New Claims Against Phoenix Officials

Doctor Says Officials Violated Freedom of Speech New York New York, May 5, 2006 -- The former director of an OB/GYN residency program at a Phoenix hospital has filed a newly amended complaint in an [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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