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Friend-of-the Court Brief: James Roger Demers v. Canada

(On October 30, the Center's U.S. Legal Program submitted its first friend-of-the-court brief to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).) The Center for Reproductive Rights (the "Center") is a non-governmental human rights organization dedicated [...]

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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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Richmond Medical Center for Women v. Herring: Virginia’s Partial Birth Infanticide Act of 2003

Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-71.1 © 2008 Thomson Reuters/West. No Claim to Orig. US Gov. Works. WEST'S ANNOTATED CODE OF VIRGINIATITLE 18.2. CRIMES AND OFFENSES GENERALLYCHAPTER 4. CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON ARTICLE 9. ABORTION § [...]

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Nova Health Systems v. Henry: Petition

Oklahoma - 2008 Nova Health Systems v. Henry: Petition

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Davis v. W.A. Drew Edmondson: Memorandum of Law

Download the Memorandum of Law in the case Davis v. W.A. Drew Edmondson below >,

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Davis v. W.A. Drew Edmondson: Petition

Download the the petition in the case Davis v. W.A. Drew Edmondson below >,

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Tucson Women’s Center v. Arizona Medical Board: Complaint

Download the the complaint in the case Tucson Women's Center v. Arizona Medical Board below >,

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Tucson Women’s Center v. Arizona Medical Board: Memorandum of Law

In this facial and as-applied challenge, Plaintiffs seek immediate injunctive relief against two provisions of 2009 AZ HB 2564 ("the Act"), an omnibus anti-abortion bill passed by the Arizona legislature earlier this year. If permitted [...]

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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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Tummino v. von Eschenbach: FDA Decision 2009

On March 23, 2009, the Center scored a major victory when a federal court ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had put politics before women's health when it decided to limit over-the-counter access [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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