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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, [...]

Contraception,Asia, Philippines,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Brazilian Lawmakers Hear Testimony Regarding Discrimination Against Women Seeking Maternal Health Care

Brazilian Lawmakers Hear Testimony Regarding Discrimination Against Women Seeking Maternal Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) Two years after the United Nations declared Brazil responsible for the death of an Afro-Brazilian woman —calling on the State to provide [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

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 [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception,Latin America & Caribbean, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts, At the United Nations,News

Child Marriage in South Asia: Stop the Impunity (Press Release)

Child Marriage in South Asia: Stop the Impunity Center for Reproductive Rights Details Human Rights Violations Against Girls and Women Stemming From Child Marriage (PRESS RELEASE) Despite international and local laws clearly condemning child marriage, [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Nepal,Reporting on Rights,News

Despite Country’s Own Laws, Costa Rica Continues to Deny Women Legal Abortion

Despite Country’s Own Laws, Costa Rica Continues to Deny Women Legal Abortion Center for Reproductive Rights brings second case of human rights violations in Costa Rica to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (PRESS RELEASE) [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Orders El Salvador Government to Allow Pregnant Woman with Critical Complications Access to Life-saving Health Care

IACHR Orders El Salvador Government to Allow Pregnant Woman Access to Life-Saving Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) Just hours after the Salvadoran Supreme Court denied a potentially life-saving abortion for a woman with serious complications in [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Salvadoran Supreme Court Denies Woman Life-Saving Abortion

Salvadoran Supreme Court Denies Woman Life-Saving Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) The Supreme Court in El Salvador ruled today that a woman facing serious health complications in her pregnancy cannot have an abortion that could save her [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,In the Courts,News

Center for Reproductive Rights Implores Supreme Court of El Salvador To Authorize Emergency Abortion for Woman Facing Life-Threatening Complications

CRR Implores Supreme Court of El Salvador To Authorize Emergency Abortion for Woman Facing Life-Threatening Complication (PRESS RELEASE) “Beatríz” (a pseudonym) is a 22-year old Salvadoran woman who is 5 months pregnant and experiencing severe [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

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Philippine Supreme Court Delays Implementation of Landmark Reproductive Health Law

Philippine Supreme Court Delays Implementation of Landmark Reproductive Health Law (PRESS RELEASE) Earlier today the Philippine Supreme Court ordered a three-month delay in the implementation of a new groundbreaking law that guarantees universal and free [...]

Contraception,Asia, Philippines,News

Salvadorian Woman Imprisoned For Abortion Pardoned and Freed

Center for Reproductive Rights Applauds Judge’s Decision, Repeats Call for Reversal of El Salvador’s Cruel and Destructive Abortion Ban (PRESS RELEASE) A Salvadoran judge has granted pardon to “Mery” (a pseudonym), a 27-year-old woman with [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,In the Courts,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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