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Alesia Soltanpanah Joins Center For Reproductive Rights as Chief Development Officer

01.25.22 (PRESS RELEASE) - Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced that Alesia Soltanpanah has joined the organization as Chief Development Officer and as a member of the Executive Team. She will oversee all fundraising [...]

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For the Fourth Time, U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Act on Texas’s Unconstitutional Abortion Ban

The Court refuses to take action to protect pregnant Texans against the state's blatantly unconstitutional abortion ban that has ended most abortion access in Texas.

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

Opinion: The handling of the Texas abortion case is an embarrassment for the federal judiciary

The Washington Post quoted Center senior counsel Marc Hearron in an opinion piece claiming that the recent rulings by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court in the Center’s case challenging [...]

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Center Panel to Discuss Global Impact of U.S. Abortion Regression

This virtual dialogue will convene international reproductive health, legal, human rights experts to examine the global implications of U.S. regression on abortion rights.

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Roe at 49: Will the U.S. Supreme Court Allow More States to Ban Abortion?

As the Court allows Texas to end most abortion access, almost half the U.S. states are ready to ban abortion if Roe is gutted.

Abortion,United States,Reporting on Rights,Story

Supreme Court Lets Texas Abortion Ban Case Drag On

01.20.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – The U.S. Supreme Court denied a request today from abortion providers and funds to allow one of the challenges against S.B. 8 (Texas’ ban on abortion after approximately six weeks of [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Press Releases

Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson: U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Writ of Mandamus Petition

On January 20, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the Center's petition for a writ of mandamus, which was filed on January 3 and requested the Court to order the Fifth Circuit to remand the case [...]

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Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court

Ruling in Sayed v. Sindh marks major progress in improving maternal health, especially for women living on low incomes.

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Pakistan,In the Courts, Reporting on Rights,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

49th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Could be the Last

PRESS STATEMENT 01.20.2022 Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  This Saturday, January 22, marks 49 years since the U.S. Supreme Court recognized the constitutional right to abortion in [...]

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Center for Reproductive Rights is wholly committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization.  As a Board we embrace the Center’s DEI commitments and its plans for more fully realizing them in the [...]


Fact Sheet: Syed & Others v. Sindh

The ruling in Syed & Others v. Sindh by the Sindh High Court ordered Pakistan's Sindh government to increase access to obstetric fistula repair services. The case was conceptualized by the Center's South Asia Reproductive [...]

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Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Calls Attention to Potential Harms of Overturning Ruling

Ebony quoted Breana Lipscomb, the Center’s Senior Advisor for Maternal Health and Rights, on the harms Black women would face if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. If Roe falls, Lipscomb explains, “Pregnant Black [...]

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A Fourth Woman Is Released From El Salvador Prison

A fourth woman has been released from prison in El Salvador after being unjustly prosecuted under the country's strict abortion law.

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,Reporting on Rights,Press Releases

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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