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Czech Government Apologizes to Victims of Forced Sterilization

                The Center for Reproductive Rights congratulates the Czech Republic on being the first country in the region to acknowledge that Roma women have been forcibly sterilized. In [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights on Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court

  Statement from Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights         New York, NY—Today, President Obama announced that he will nominate federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.  Nancy Northup, [...]

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Caso del Centro de Derechos Reproductivos recibe premio por promover la equidad de género

El caso K.L. v. Perú gana el premio Mallete de Bronce en el concurso “Género y Justicia al Descubierto" Esta semana un jurado internacional de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2009 otorgó a [...]

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Forcibly Sterilized Woman Files International Case against Chile

Addresses Ongoing HIV Discrimination in Country New York—Today, a woman diagnosed with HIV filed a complaint against Chile before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, an international human rights body, charging that the government failed [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Chile,In the Courts,News

Mujer esterilizada sin su consentimiento presenta demanda contra Chile en foro internacional

El caso se refiere a la reiterada discriminación contra personas que viven con VIH Nueva York—El día de hoy la ciudadana chilena F.S., diagnosticada con VIH, demandó al Estado chileno ante la Comisión Interamericana de [...]

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Mujer esterilizada sin su consentimiento presenta demanda contra Chile en foro internacional

El caso se refiere a la reiterada discriminación contra personas que viven con VIH Nueva York—El día de hoy la ciudadana chilena F.S., diagnosticada con VIH, demandó al Estado chileno ante la Comisión Interamericana de [...]

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Using the Millennium Development Goals to Realize Women’s Reproductive Rights

Using the Millennium Development Goals to Realize Women's Reproductive Rights

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Obama Rescinds Global Gag Rule

Center for Reproductive Rights applauds President, urges further action New York— The Center for Reproductive Rights applauds President Barack Obama's swift executive order repealing the Global Gag Rule soon after taking office. This damaging policy, [...]

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Center Calls on Obama to Strike Down Hyde on Roe Anniversary

Nancy Northup Issues Statement On this 2009 anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Center for Reproductive Rights calls on President Barack Obama to strike the Hyde Amendment which bans funding [...]

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New Director for Law School Initiative

Former Director of NYU’s Global Public Service Law Project to Head Center’s Law School Initiative New York - The Center for Reproductive Rights today announced that Diana Hortsch, the former director of New York University [...]

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A New Era for Reproductive Rights

Statement by Center President Nancy Northup The Center for Reproductive Rights congratulates President Barack Obama on his historic inauguration. Center President Nancy Northup issued the following statement:"Today, as the world celebrates the inauguration of Barack [...]

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HHS Rule Set to Go into Effect Inauguration Day

New York—Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced its support for three federal lawsuits filed against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The suits challenge a new regulation that will drastically hinder [...]

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Bringing Rights to Bear: Preventing Maternal Mortality and Ensuring Safe Pregnancy

The Center has completed updating one of its signature publications, Bringing Rights to Bear. Initially published in 2002, Bringing Rights to Bear takes a long, hard look at the thousands of comments, statements, and recommendations [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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