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Contraceptive Coverage in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program

In 1998, Congress voted to ensure that all Federal Employees Health Benefit Program (FEHBP) participants have access to comprehensive contraceptive coverage in the FY 1999 Treasury, Postal Service and General Government Appropriations Bill. Previously, FEHBP [...]

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Emergency Contraception (EC): An Affirmative Agenda to Improve Access, July 2003 (PDF)

Legislative advocacy packet on EC topics containing background information, factsheets, talking points, model legislation, statutes and strategy guidelines. Click below for individual chapters.

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Laws and Regulations Affecting Medical Abortion

Medical abortion is a safe and effective non-surgical method of early pregnancy termination. The FDA has approved one drug specifically for use in early abortions.1 Mifepristone (also known as RU 486) is now available under [...]

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International Family Planning and Reproductive Health

International family planning and reproductive health and programs funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) population program and UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) provide health care choices that assist women in realizing their [...]

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The Global Gag Rule’s Effects on NGOs in 56 Countries

The Global Gag Rule penalizes non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in 561 countries that receive family planning assistance funds from the U.S. These NGOs are prohibited from providing abortion-related services, including counseling and referrals, and/or lobbying on [...]

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Roe v. Wade and the Right to Privacy

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Roe v. Wade and the Right to Privacy

Roe v. Wade remains a touchstone in the struggle for reproductive rights, yet many people know little about the decision aside from the fact that it "legalized abortion." For those who wish to understand the [...]

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Reproductive Rights are Human Rights

The legal foundations for women's reproductive rights are built upon a variety of human rights recognized under international law. This pocket-size booklet delineates ten key human rights, cited from major international legal instruments, which encompass [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Reproductive Rights 2000 Moving Forward

"With the new millennium upon us, we should take this opportunity to consider how recent positive developments can be replicated elsewhere to shape a future in which reproductive rights are recognized worldwide as basic human [...]

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From Rights to Reality: How to Advocate for Women’s Reproductive Freedom Worldwide (PDF), 2003

This handbook provides tools and strategies that anyone can use to advocate for the reproductive rights of women and girls everywhere. Whether you're going it alone and have limited political experience or you're already familiar [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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