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Access to Contraception Worldwide is Key to Women’s Human Rights

Access to Contraception Worldwide is Key to Women's Human Rights (PRESS RELEASE) On the 63rd International Human Rights Day commemorating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which protects all people’s rights to equality and freedom [...]

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Irish Woman Forced to Travel Abroad for Abortion Brings Case to United Nations

Irish Woman Forced to Travel Abroad for Abortion Brings Case to U.N. (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a case before the United Nations Human Rights Committee on behalf of Amanda Mellet [...]

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New U.N. Report Links Adolescent Pregnancy to Human Rights Failures, Calls on States to Address Range of Contributing Issues

U.N. Report Links Adolescent Pregnancy to Human Rights Failures, Calls on States to Address Contributing Issues (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights commended the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today for linking adolescent pregnancy [...]

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United Nations: Women Living in War-Torn Countries Need Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services

UN: Women Living in War-Torn Countries Need Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services U.N. Security Council and CEDAW Committee Address Lack of Essential Health Care for Women Living in Conflict (PRESS RELEASE) Acknowledging the devastating impact of [...]

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Ireland President Michael D. Higgins Signs Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 Into Law

Ireland President Michael D. Higgins Signs Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 Into Law Legislation Only For Women Whose Live Are At Risk Fails to Expand Access to Safe and Legal Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) [...]

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Ireland To Enact Abortion Legislation Only For Women Whose Lives Are At Risk

Ireland To Enact Abortion Legislation Only For Women Whose Lives Are At Risk Seanad Approves Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill, Legislation Fails to Expand Access to Safe and Legal Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) After a [...]

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Dáil Approves Ireland Abortion Legislation Only For Women Whose Lives Are At Risk

Dáil Approves Ireland Abortion Legislation Only For Women Whose Lives Are At Risk Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 Goes to the Seanad For Final Vote, Legislation Fails to Expand Access to Safe and [...]

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Irish Government Agrees on Abortion Legislation For Women Whose Lives Are at Risk

Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill Does Little to Expand Access to Safe and Legal Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) The Irish government published yesterday the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013, new abortion legislation designed, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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New Legislation Introduced in Ireland Would Provide Needed Clarity on Legal Abortion For Women Suffering Life-Threatening Conditions

New Legislation in Ireland Would Provide Clarity on Legal Abortion For Women Suffering Life-Threatening Conditions (PRESS RELEASE) The Irish government published yesterday the first outline of new abortion legislation aimed at providing doctors and individuals [...]

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CRR Commends U.N. Commission on the Status of Women for Adopting Plan to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls

CRR Commends U.N. Commission on the Status of Women for Adopting Plan to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls On the last day of its 57th session last week, the United Nations Commission on the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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