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Report: Poor Policies Contributed to Spike in Unintended Pregnancies and Unsafe Abortions at the Height of COVID-19 Pandemic in Five African Countries card link

Report: Poor Policies Contributed to Spike in Unintended Pregnancies and Unsafe Abortions at the Height of COVID-19 Pandemic in Five African Countries

NAIROBI, 19 May 2022- A new report reveals that women and girls from households living on lower incomes in five African countries faced multiple barriers in accessing sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services at the [...]

SRHR General,Africa, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda,Reporting on Rights,Press Releases

Historic Senate Vote Confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

PRESS STATEMENT 04.07.22 Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: The Center for Reproductive Rights congratulates Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson on her confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court and [...]

Abortion,United States,In Washington D.C.,News

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.

Abortion,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized

Civil Society Calls on European and other Global Leaders to Protect the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls Fleeing Ukraine Conflict

Brussels, 17 March 2022 (Press Release) – Today more than 90 organizations called on European authorities and the international community to urgently protect the health of women and girls fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. In a [...]

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Europe,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized

Texas Supreme Court Rules In Favor of State in Challenge to Vigilante Abortion Ban

On March 11, 2022, the Texas Supreme Court issued a ruling allowing the state's vigilante 6-week abortion ban to remain in place.

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

The Center’s Work in India

Since the launch of the report Women of the World South Asia (2004), the Center has engaged in sustained efforts to improve access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) as human rights in [...]

Asia, India,Engaging Policymakers,Uncategorized

Abortion Services in Kenya

The Constitution of Kenya guarantees the right of women and girls to access abortion services when, in the opinion of a health care professional, the pregnancy threatens the life and health of the pregnant person. [...]

Abortion,Kenya,In the Courts,Uncategorized

The Center’s Work in the Philippines

The Center has been working actively in the Philippines for more than a decade. It has conducted advocacy before United Nations human rights bodies and conducted fact-finding missions and outreach to local advocates and law and policymakers.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Philippines,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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The Center’s Work in Pakistan

Obstetric Fistula Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court, 01.20.22 Pakistan Court Orders Implementation of Measures to Address Obstetric Fistula The forgotten, rejected and [...]

COVID-19, Maternal Health,Asia, Pakistan,Engaging Policymakers,Uncategorized

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

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

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

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., U.S. Congressional Advocacy,Press Releases

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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