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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: District Court Preliminary Injunction Order

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska: Preliminary Injunction Order

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR,United States,In the Courts,Documents

Repeal the Ban on Abortion for Women in the Military

For the past fifteen years, the United States government has banned almost all abortion services at United States military hospitals and medical facilities overseas.* These facilities are barred from providing any abortion "except where the [...]

Abortion,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C., Reporting on Rights,Publications

Remarks to the Institute of Medicine Committee on Preventive Services for Women

"My name is Aram Schvey, and I serve as Policy Counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights. The Center is a global human rights organization that uses constitutional and international human rights law to promote [...]

Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C., Reporting on Rights,Documents

CEDAW: Written Statement Submitted to U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law

Written Statement of the Center for Reproductive Rights Submitted to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law For November 18, 2010 Hearing on: "Women's Rights Are Human Rights: U.S. [...]

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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 [...]

Biased Information, Censorship, Medical Education,Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Download: CRR Opposes Colorado’s Personhood Initiative

The Center for Reproductive Rights opposes Colorado Proposed Amendment 62, which would amend the Colorado Constitution to define the word "person" to include "every human being from the beginning of the biological development of that [...]

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Alaska Parental Notification Ballot Measure Hurts Teens

Today, the Center released a statement opposing Alaska Ballot Measure 2, a proposed mandatory parental notification law that would endanger teens. Alaskans go to the polls on August 24th to vote on the measure. Click [...]

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Veto Letter to FL Governor Crist: Legislative Bill 1143

Dear Governor Crist, The Center for Reproductive Rights opposes House Bill 1143 and strongly urges you to veto this measure. House Bill 1143 would enact one of the most extreme ultrasound laws proposed in the [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Restrictions, Biased Information, Censorship,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Report on the United States’ Compliance with Its Human Rights Obligations In the Area of Women’s Reproductive and Sexual Health

The United Nations Human Rights Council has introduced a process designed to review countries’ compliance with human rights obligations as contained in (1) the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, (2) the United Nations Charter, (3) [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Protections, Other Barriers, Contraception, Legal Protections, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding, Discriminatory Policies, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies, Maternal Mortality,United States,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C.,Documents

Veto Letter to OK Governor Brad Henry: Legislative Bill 3284

Read the Center for Reproductive Right's letter to Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry urging him to veto Legislative Bill 3284, a bill that would enact the most onerous, burdensome, and intrusive abortion reporting requirements in the [...]

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Tucson Women’s Clinic v. Eden: Order to Lift Stay

This case challenged a "TRAP" law passed by the Arizona Legislature in 1999. In 2010, after years of negotiations, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the state agreed to significant changes to the regulations. The [...]

Abortion, Anti-Choice Harassment, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Letter to President Barack Obama: Family Planning and Contraception Are Essential to Maternal and Child Health

Dear President Obama: I am writing as a representative of the Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center), an international non-governmental organization that uses constitutional and international law to secure women's reproductive freedom worldwide. The Center [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,United States,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: Family Planning and Contraception Are Essential to Maternal and Child Health

Dear Secretary Clinton: I am writing as a representative of the Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center), an international non-governmental organization that uses constitutional and international law to secure women's reproductive freedom worldwide. The Center [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,United States,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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