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Filipino Government Cuts All Funding for Modern Contraceptives

Filipino Government Cuts All Funding for Modern Contraceptives (PRESS RELEASE) One year after Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III passed groundbreaking legislation that would have guaranteed universal and free access to nearly all modern contraceptives for all citizens, [...]

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European Parliament Rejects Resolution on Sexual and Reproductive Rights

European Parliament Rejects Resolution on Sexual and Reproductive Rights (PRESS RELEASE) By a margin of seven votes, the European Parliament rejected a resolution today that called for access to safe and legal abortion, contraceptive services, [...]

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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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U.S. Supreme Court Takes on Hobby Lobby’s Effort to Deny Women Copay-Free Birth Control Guaranteed by Affordable Care Act

U.S. Supreme Court Takes on Hobby Lobby’s Effort to Deny Women Copay-Free Birth Control Guaranteed by ACA After the nation’s highest court upheld historic health care law, for-profit company attempting to refuse women access to [...]

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All In With Chris Hayes: A Victory in Albuquerque

All In With Chris Hayes: A Victory in Albuquerque Henry McDonald Center president and CEO Nancy Northup appeared on MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes to discuss how Albuquerque voters sent a powerful message about [...]

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The Guardian: Irish abortion ban case taken to UN Human Rights Committee

The Guardian: Irish abortion ban case taken to UN Human Rights Committee Henry McDonald Ireland's continued ban on most abortions has come under attack nationally and internationally, with campaigners calling for a referendum on termination [...]

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New Report: Unsafe Abortion and Inadequate Access to Contraception in Uganda Leaves Women with Few Options

New Report: Unsafe Abortion and Inadequate Access to Contraception in Uganda Leaves Women with Few Options (PRESS RELEASE) Confusing abortion laws and reproductive health policies in Uganda have forced women to turn to unsafe abortions [...]

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Albuquerque Voters Reject Dangerous and Extreme Abortion Ban

Albuquerque Voters Reject Dangerous and Extreme Abortion Ban Center for Reproductive Rights: “Elections should never determine constitutional rights” (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights applauds voters in Albuquerque, NM for rejecting the nation’s first-ever [...]

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Reuters: Uganda women unable to get contraception, dying from unsafe abortions

Reuters: Uganda women unable to get contraception, dying from unsafe abortions By Katy Nigiro NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Uganda has one of the world’s highest unmet needs for contraception, leading almost 300,000 women to [...]

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Fox Latino: The Choice Between Birth Control or Food on the Table: Could You Decide?

Fox Latino: The Choice Between Birth Control or Food on the Table: Could You Decide? By Jessica González-Rojas, Nancy Northup The rural community in the Texas Rio Grande Valley where Daniela lives has few options [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Reinstate Injunction Blocking Texas Law That Has Halted Abortion Services at More Than a Dozen Clinics Across the State

SCOTUS Refuses to Reinstate Injunction Blocking Law That Has Halted Abortion Services at Over a Dozen Texas Clinics Admitting privileges requirement will continue to deny Texas women of constitutional rights while case is heard at [...]

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Jansing & Co.: Albuquerque votes on late-term abortion ban

Jansing & Co.: Albuquerque votes on late-term abortion ban The Center For Reproductive Rights’ Nancy Northup discusses the implications of Albuquerque’s vote on late-term abortions.    

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Brazilian Lawmakers Hear Testimony Regarding Discrimination Against Women Seeking Maternal Health Care

Brazilian Lawmakers Hear Testimony Regarding Discrimination Against Women Seeking Maternal Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) Two years after the United Nations declared Brazil responsible for the death of an Afro-Brazilian woman —calling on the State to provide [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

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