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Montana Parental Notification Endangers Teens

Today, the Center released a statement opposing Montana Legislative Referendum 120, which would put young women already faced with difficult or dangerous family situations at even more risk. We urge Montana voters to vote No [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Florida Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Take Away Women’s Rights

Today, the Center released a statement opposing Florida Amendment 6, a proposed constitutional amendment that would take away Florida women’s rights and allow politicians to interfere with personal health care decisions. We urge Florida voters [...]

Abortion, Definitions, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Zambia: A Wrong Turn on the Right to Life

States have consistently chosen to use language in their constitutions that affirms the right to life without trying to define when life begins, reinforcing the approach taken by all major international human rights instruments. However, [...]

Abortion, Definitions, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,Africa, Zambia,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Veto Letter to MN Governor Mark Dayton: House Bill 2341

Read the Center for Reproductive Rights’ letter to Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton urging him to veto House Bill 2341 which would seriously reduce Minnesota women’s access to important health care, particularly women in rural areas [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Veto Letter to AZ Governor Jan Brewer: House Bill 2036

Read the Center for Reproductive Rights’ letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer urging her to veto House Bill 2036 which endangers the health and lives of women in the state and prevents physicians from exercising [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Veto Letter to MN Governor Mark Dayton: Senate Bill 1921

Read the Center for Reproductive Rights’ letter to Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton urging him to veto Senate Bill 1921 which would impose unnecessary, medically inappropriate regulations on the provision of abortion services in Minnesota. The [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Veto Letter to UT Governor Gary R. Herbert: House Bill 461

Read the Center for Reproductive Rights’ letter to Utah Governor Gary Herbert urging him to veto House Bill 461 which would impose the most extreme waiting period restriction in the country by tripling from 24 [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Veto Letter to GA Governor Nathan Deal: House Bill 954

Read the Center for Reproductive Rights’ letter to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal urging him to veto House Bill 954 which will endanger the health of pregnant women in Georgia who have a constitutional right to [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

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CRR Comments on ANPRM

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted comments in response to the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on "Certain Preventative Services Under the Affordable Care Act," published in the Federal Register on March 21, 2012. [...]

Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

Civil Society Declaration for Global Fammily Planning Summit

International human rights groups are urging world leaders attending next month’s global Family Planning Summit to ensure that any effort to increase the use of contraceptives be a part of a broader strategy to improve [...]

Abortion, Definitions, Contraception,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, Accountability Bodies,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Best Practices for Protecting Women’s Reproductive Health: Submission to U.N. Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted information to the Independent Expert Review Group (iERG), a four-year panel that is part of the U.N. Secretary General's Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health, on best practices [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Center Issues Oral Statement before U.N. on Adolescents’ Reproductive Rights

This week, the United Nations Commission on Population and Development holds its 45th session. The commission monitors and evaluates the implementation of the Programme of Action, a global agreement adopted by 179 governments nearly 20 [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Submission to the Special Rapporteur on Torture regarding human rights abuses of incarcerated women in the U.S.

The U.S. Legal Program, together with the Rebecca Project for Human Rights and Women on the Rise Telling HerStory (WORTH), submitted a letter to Mr. Manfred Nowak, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Coercive Policies,United States,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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