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‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Joins Everyday Americans to Share Her Reproductive Health Care Story

‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Joins Everyday Americans to Share Her Reproductive Health Care Story State attacks on women’s constitutional rights galvanize women and men across the U.S. to speak out at DrawTheLine.org (PRESS RELEASE) [...]

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Philippine Department of Justice Fails to Include Grounds for Abortion in Draft Criminal Code

Philippine Department of Justice Fails to Include Grounds for Abortion in Draft Criminal Code (PRESS RELEASE) More than 50 representatives from human rights organizations, academia, and other civil society groups in the Philippines and abroad, [...]

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Senate Bill Would Ensure All Military Servicewomen and Dependents Have Equal Access to Contraceptive Coverage, Family Planning Counseling

Senate Bill Would Ensure Military Servicewomen, Dependents Equal Access to Contraceptive Coverage, Family Planning Sen. Shaheen and more than a dozen other Senators sponsor new legislation to extend comprehensive reproductive health-care coverage to non-active duty [...]

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PassBlue: Will Women’s Reproductive Rights Be Dropped in the Post-2015 Agenda?

PassBlue: Will Women’s Reproductive Rights Be Dropped in the Post-2015 Agenda? Rebecca Brown The United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda is the next phase of the Millennium Development Goals, which provided a 15-year road map to [...]

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Despite Support of a Majority of Senators, Opponents of Contraceptive Coverage Block “Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act”

Despite Support of a Majority of Senators, Opponents Block “Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act” 56 Senators voted to advance the bill introduced last week in response to harmful, far-reaching Hobby Lobby decision (PRESS [...]

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Federal Legislation Introduced to Restore Full Insurance Coverage of Contraceptives in Wake of Hobby Lobby

Federal Legislation Introduced to Restore Full Insurance Coverage of Contraceptives in Wake of Hobby Lobby Center for Reproductive Rights Applauds Legislation, Calls the Bill “Bold” and “Necessary” (PRESS RELEASE) Congressional leaders introduced legislation today designed [...]

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At U.N. Human Rights Council, Slovakia Announces Plan to Increase Access to Modern Contraceptives

At U.N. Human Rights Council, Slovakia Announces Plan to Increase Access to Modern Contraceptives (PRESS RELEASE) At the close of its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Slovak government [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Lets Private Companies Deny Birth Control Coverage to Employees

U.S. Supreme Court Lets Private Companies Deny Birth Control Coverage to Employees Setting a dangerous precedent, nation’s highest court allows bosses to discriminate against employees’ health care coverage based solely on personal, religious views (PRESS [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Center for Reproductive Rights, American Constitution Society Honor UCLA Student Leaders

Center for Reproductive Rights, American Constitution Society Honor UCLA Student Leaders (PRESS RELEASE) The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS), in partnership with the Center for Reproductive Rights, will present the second annual [...]

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Philippine Supreme Court Upholds Historic Reproductive Health Law

Philippine Supreme Court Upholds Historic Reproductive Health Law Millions of Filipinos will finally have universal, free access to contraception and expanded reproductive health education UPDATE: For recent updates on the Center's Work in the Philippines, [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Challenges to Birth Control Benefits in Affordable Care Act

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Challenges to Birth Control Benefits in Affordable Care Act Two for-profit companies, including arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby, attempting to impose religious beliefs on female employees by refusing [...]

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The Economist: Fertile grounds for hope

The Economist: Fertile grounds for hope Evelyne Opondo * SIR - Although it is true that modern contraception could play an important role in lowering birth rates in sub-Saharan Africa, governments must ensure that women [...]

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MTV Act: Wait, So What’s Going On With Birth Control + The Affordable Care Act?

MTV Act: Wait, So What’s Going On With Birth Control + The Affordable Care Act? Danica Davidson Birth control isn’t just about sex — access to it also helps women’s health overall and drastically improves [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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