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Chile Accepts Responsibility Before the IACHR for Forced Sterilization and Will Take Measures to End the Practice

August 3, 2021, Santiago and Bogotá –In a case before the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR), the government of Chile has agreed to provide reparations to a woman forcibly sterilized in a Chilean hospital [...]

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Chile acepta responsabilidad ante la CIDH por esterilización forzada y tomará medidas de no repetición

3 de agosto de 2021, Santiago y Bogotá — En un caso ante la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), el gobierno de Chile ha acordado proporcionar reparaciones a una mujer esterilizada a la fuerza [...]

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Statement: House Passes Spending Bill Without Helms Amendment

07.29.2021 Statement by Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: We applaud the House of Representatives on the historic passage of an appropriations bill that will significantly advance sexual and reproductive [...]

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The Center’s Work in Nepal

The Center has been working to advance reproductive health and rights in Nepal since 2000, including the landmark case Lakshmi v. Nepal that recognized abortion as a constitutional right.

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Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Nepal

The joint submission made by the Center and its local partners in July 2020 for Nepal's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council.

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Statement: House Passes Spending Bill Free From Hyde

07.29.2021 Statement from Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  Today, ​for the first time in more than 40 years, the House of Representatives passed an appropriations package free from the Hyde [...]

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What if Roe is overturned?

This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Mississippi’s request to review an appellate court ruling that threw out the state’s law banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. In its opening brief filed July [...]

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Reproductive Health and Rights Related Decisions by the Supreme Court of Nepal (Nepali Version)

The Supreme Court of Nepal has issued several positive judgments and landmark decisions in the field of reproductive health and rights.  These judgments and decisions have helped ensure women’s reproductive health and rights under the [...]

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Supreme Court of Nepal Decision: Lakshmi v. Government of Nepal

In a landmark decision issued on May 20, 2009, Nepal’s Supreme Court directed the government – specifically the Office of the Prime Minister and the Cabinet, the Ministry of Health and Population, the Ministry of [...]

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Mississippi Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, was quoted in several publications in reaction to the state of Mississippi's opening brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization filed on July [...]

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Press Statement: Mississippi Asks Supreme Court to Overturn Roe

07.22.21—Today, the state of Mississippi filed its opening brief in the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The case—brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights—challenges the state’s unconstitutional ban on abortion after [...]

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Mississippi Abortion Ban Case Before the U.S. Supreme Court Poses a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade

The Center for Reproductive Rights will defend the right to abortion at the U.S. Supreme Court this fall in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health.

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Even people who oppose abortion should fear Texas’s new ban

Marc Hearron, senior counsel for the Center for Reproductive Rights, co-authored this "perspective" piece for The Washington Post, titled "Even people who oppose abortion should fear Texas’s new ban." The piece discusses how Texas's new [...]

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