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Filipino Government Cuts All Funding for Modern Contraceptives

Filipino Government Cuts All Funding for Modern Contraceptives (PRESS RELEASE) One year after Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III passed groundbreaking legislation that would have guaranteed universal and free access to nearly all modern contraceptives for all citizens, [...]

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European Parliament Rejects Resolution on Sexual and Reproductive Rights

European Parliament Rejects Resolution on Sexual and Reproductive Rights (PRESS RELEASE) By a margin of seven votes, the European Parliament rejected a resolution today that called for access to safe and legal abortion, contraceptive services, [...]

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Access to Contraception Worldwide is Key to Women’s Human Rights

Access to Contraception Worldwide is Key to Women's Human Rights (PRESS RELEASE) On the 63rd International Human Rights Day commemorating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which protects all people’s rights to equality and freedom [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Takes on Hobby Lobby’s Effort to Deny Women Copay-Free Birth Control Guaranteed by Affordable Care Act

U.S. Supreme Court Takes on Hobby Lobby’s Effort to Deny Women Copay-Free Birth Control Guaranteed by ACA After the nation’s highest court upheld historic health care law, for-profit company attempting to refuse women access to [...]

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New Report: Unsafe Abortion and Inadequate Access to Contraception in Uganda Leaves Women with Few Options

New Report: Unsafe Abortion and Inadequate Access to Contraception in Uganda Leaves Women with Few Options (PRESS RELEASE) Confusing abortion laws and reproductive health policies in Uganda have forced women to turn to unsafe abortions [...]

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New Investigation Details Devastating Impact of Texas Family Planning Cuts on Latinas in the Rio Grande Valley

New Report Details Devastating Impact of Texas Family Planning Cuts on Latinas in Rio Grande Valley Clinic closures, high costs and lack of transportation cause widespread human rights violations (PRESS RELEASE) **Ver abajo para versión [...]

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New U.N. Report Links Adolescent Pregnancy to Human Rights Failures, Calls on States to Address Range of Contributing Issues

U.N. Report Links Adolescent Pregnancy to Human Rights Failures, Calls on States to Address Contributing Issues (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights commended the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today for linking adolescent pregnancy [...]

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Access to EC in Latin America Takes Center Stage at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Access to EC in Latin America Takes Center Stage at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Center for Reproductive Rights Participates In Public Hearing Addressing Restrictions on Emergency Contraception at the 149th Period of Sessions [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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United Nations: Women Living in War-Torn Countries Need Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services

UN: Women Living in War-Torn Countries Need Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services U.N. Security Council and CEDAW Committee Address Lack of Essential Health Care for Women Living in Conflict (PRESS RELEASE) Acknowledging the devastating impact of [...]

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European Parliament Postpones Vote For Report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

European Parliament Delays Adoption of Reproductive Health Report (PRESS RELEASE) In a 351 to 319 vote Tuesday, members of the European Parliament delayed the adoption of a report calling on all European Union members to [...]

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Texas Health Care Providers in Federal Court to Block Harmful Anti-Choice Measures

Texas Health Care Providers in Federal Court to Block Harmful Anti-Choice Measures (PRESS RELEASE) A federal judge will hear testimony and arguments today in a legal challenge to block two harmful and unconstitutional provisions of [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights: Politicians in U.S. House Holding Women’s Health Hostage

Center for Reproductive Rights: Politicians in U.S. House Holding Women's Health Hostage (PRESS RELEASE) Politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives over the weekend attached a so-called “conscience clause” to a must-pass federal government spending [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Hosts “UNITE TONIGHT”

Center for Reproductive Rights Hosts "UNITE TONIGHT" on Wed. 9/25 A national day of action on September 25th to defend against extreme attacks on women’s health care (PRESS RELEASE) On September 25, the Center for [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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