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U.S. Abortion Laws in Global Context (Fact Sheet)

In the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, an onslaught of abortion bans have gone into effect throughout the U.S. Half of U.S. states are currently poised [...]

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Global Trends: Abortion Rights 2022

An infographic showing the global trends in abortion rights.

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Legal and Policy Barriers to Self-Managed Abortion (Report)

We envision a world where individuals seeking abortion care can exercise full reproductive autonomy without any impediments or gatekeepers. This includes the ability of individuals to have self-managed abortions, which are those performed through self-care [...]

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Systemic Racism and Reproductive Injustice in the United States

The Center for Reproductive Rights joined a broad coalition of reproductive rights, health, and justice organizations to submit a report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD Committee) in preparation for [...]

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Across Borders: How International and Regional Reproductive Rights Cases Influence Jurisprudence Worldwide

This report by the Center analyzes the legal influence of six landmark cases on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) around the world.

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Manuela vs. El Salvador: El Impacto De La Prohibicion Absoluta Del Aborto Sobre Las Mujeres Que Sufren Emergencias Obstetricas

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Manuela v. El Salvador: The Impact of Blanket Abortion Bans on Women Experiencing Obstetric Emergencies

Available in Spanish: Manuela vs. El Salvador: El Impacto De La Prohibicion Absoluta Del Aborto Sobre Las Mujeres Que Sufren Emergencias Obstetricas

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Pregnant Immigrants and Asylum Seekers During COVID-19: U.S. Government Abuses at the Border and Beyond

This issue brief outlines evidence of the mistreatment of pregnant immigrants and people seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border and in U.S. immigration detention, and discusses how existing policies have created the conditions for escalating [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Breaking Ground 2020: Treaty Monitoring Bodies on Reproductive Rights

Breaking Ground 2020: Treaty Monitoring Bodies on Reproductive Rights summarizes the jurisprudence from United Nations treaty monitoring bodies (TMBs) on reproductive rights, particularly the standards on reproductive health information and contraception, maternal health care, and [...]

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Factsheet: Human Rights and ICPD+25

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They Are Girls: Reproductive Rights Violations in Latin America and the Caribbean

Background The Latin America and Caribbean region is the only one in the world where the number of girls under 15 giving birth continues to rise. Access to sexual and reproductive health services can save [...]

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Breaking Ground 2018: Treaty Monitoring Bodies on Reproductive Rights

Breaking Ground 2018: Treaty Monitoring Bodies on Reproductive Rights summarizes the jurisprudence from United Nations treaty monitoring bodies (TMBs) on reproductive rights, particularly the standards on reproductive health information and contraception, maternal health care, and [...]

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20 Week Ban Fact Sheet 115th Congress

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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