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Nepal Enacts Legislation to Protect Women’s Rights to Bodily Autonomy

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes Nepal's official enactment of the “Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights Act, 2018” (RH Act). The act has been endorsed by President Bidhya Devi Bhandari of Nepal, [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Trump Administration’s Attack on Title X Family Planning Program

Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Trump Administration’s Attack on Title X Family Planning Program (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights denounced the Trump administration’s latest move to block women’s access to critical health [...]

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Nigeria’s Federal High Court Strikes Out Civil Society Organization’s Case of a Woman Who Was Illegally Detained and Died During Confinement

(PRESS RELEASE) The family of a woman who was illegally detained for the inability to clear her medical bill and denied emergency services leading to her death, yesterday had their case dismissed by the Federal [...]

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New Report: Roma Women Experience Discrimination, Receive Poor Reproductive Health Care In Slovakia

New Report: Roma Women Experience Discrimination, Receive Poor Reproductive Health Care In Slovakia European Union Pledges 500 Million Euros Towards Gender Equality Fund (PRESS RELEASE) Roma women living in Slovakia report facing discrimination, segregation and [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights President & CEO Nancy Northup: Statement on HHS Secretary Price’s Resignation

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on HHS Secretary Price’s Resignation Today, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price – who packed the agency with anti-abortion extremists to chip away at women’s healthcare rights [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Warns Graham-Cassidy Imperils Women’s Health Care

Center for Reproductive Rights Warns Graham-Cassidy Imperils Women’s Health Care (PRESS RELEASE)—Today the Senate Finance Committee held the first and only public hearing on the Graham-Cassidy proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which [...]

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Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill Threatens To Decimate Women’s Health Care

Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill Threatens To Decimate Women’s Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) The Graham-Cassidy health care bill, like previous iterations of efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), would have devastating impacts on women’s [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Calls President Trump’s Budget “Cruel and Short-Sighted”

Center for Reproductive Rights Calls President Trump’s Budget “Cruel and Short-Sighted” Budget attacks women who rely on Planned Parenthood, decimates Medicaid program, eliminates international family planning assistance (MEDIA ADVISORY)  The Center for Reproductive Rights issued [...]

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President Trump Signs Measure Reversing Obama Era Rule Protecting Women’s Access to Basic Health Care

President Trump Signs Measure Reversing Obama Era Rule Protecting Women’s Access to Basic Health Care (PRESS RELEASE)  President Trump today signed a measure which rescinds an Obama-era rule protecting health care for patients who rely [...]

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Inter-American Commission Holds Hearing On Forced Sterilization Of Chilean Woman Living With HIV

Inter-American Commission Holds Hearing On Forced Sterilization Of Chilean Woman Living With HIV (PRESS RELEASE) Reproductive health and human rights advocates gathered in Washington D.C. for a hearing in the case of F.S., a Chilean woman [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Second Attack on ACA Birth Control Benefit

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Second Attack on ACA Birth Control Benefit Religiously affiliated employers attempting to undermine women’s guaranteed access to affordable contraception (PRESS RELEASE) Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear [...]

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Government of Ecuador Fails to Protect the Rights of People Living With HIV

Government of Ecuador Fails to Protect the Rights of People Living With HIV (PRESS RELEASE) The Ecuadoran government violated the human rights of a young girl living with HIV according to a ruling by the [...]

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Kenya High Court Finds Criminalizing HIV and AIDS Transmission Unconstitutional

Kenya High Court Finds Criminalizing HIV and AIDS Transmission Unconstitutional Judges rule provisions of HIV law threaten human rights of Kenyans, violate citizens’ privacy rights and discriminate against pregnant women (PRESS RELEASE) Key provisions of [...]

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