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Abortion and Liberty Rights: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health card link

Abortion and Liberty Rights: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

If the Supreme Court weakens the right to abortion, it will also undermine precedent that protects a broad range of liberty rights.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Story

The Disproportionate Harm of Abortion Bans: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Abortion bans like Mississippi's ban at issue in the Center's upcoming Supreme Court case exacerbate societal inequalities and disproportionately harm people of color and others who already face discriminatory obstacles to health care.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,News

Lifting the Ban On Pregnant Schoolgirls and Adolescent Mothers by the United Republic of Tanzania

11.25.2021 - PRESS STATEMENT: The Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC), Tanzania, and the Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) is pleased to learn that the United Republic of Tanzania has finally ended the oppressive [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Tanzania,In the Courts,Press Releases

Center and its Partner Argue Against Tanzania’s Expulsion of Pregnant Girls from School

The Center's case seeks to protect the right of Tanzanian girls to continue their education and pursue opportunities during and after pregnancy.

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Tanzania,In the Courts,News

International Human Rights and Abortion: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

International and human rights organizations and legal experts weigh in to support the Center’s Supreme Court case challenging a Mississippi abortion ban.

Abortion,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Case Challenging Tanzania’s Discriminatory Expulsion of Pregnant Schoolgirls and Other Human Rights Violations is Heard

DAR-ES-SALAAM, Tanzania: Nov 22, 2021: Today, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) convenes to hear a complaint filed by rights organizations against the United Republic of Tanzania for [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Tanzania,In the Courts,Press Releases

House Passes Build Back Better Act with Historic Maternal Health Investments

11.19.2021 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act, which includes key maternal health investments from the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 and permanent, mandatory year-long [...]

Maternal Health,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,News

Over 150 State Legislators Sign Letter to Call on the Senate to Enact Permanent and Mandatory Postpartum Medicaid Investments in Build Back Better Act

State legislators across 38 states encourage congressional leadership to include permanent and mandatory postpartum Medicaid coverage for one year in the Build Back Better Act.

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Press Releases

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Precedent and the Rule of Law: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health card link

Precedent and the Rule of Law: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

In upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case nearly 50 years of precedent hang in the balance.

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Story

Center to Hold Global Webinar on SRHR in Humanitarian Settings

The Center for Reproductive Rights and the Gender Centre at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, will hold a webinar on November 23 titled  "Accountability for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Humanitarian Settings."

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,Story

Inside Mississippi’s Last Abortion Clinic–And the Biggest Fight for Abortion Rights in a Generation

Time Magazine’s cover story focused on the Center’s upcoming Supreme Court case and its client, Jackson Women’s Health Organization--the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi. Shannon Brewer, the director of the clinic, was featured on the [...]

Center in the Spotlight

Abortion is Essential to Democracy

After Texas’s abortion ban went into effect on September 1, Ms. Magazine and the Brennan Center for Justice joined forces to create a collection of essays that explore why the right to abortion is essential [...]

Center in the Spotlight

¿Cómo beneficiaría a las niñas y adolescentes la eliminación del delito de aborto en Colombia?

A publication on the benefits of abortion decriminalization for girls and adolescents in Colombia.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Colombia,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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