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Moving Reproductive Rights into a New Decade

Winning rights for women everywhere in 2009 From Nepal to Arizona to Oklahoma — these are just a few of the places where the Center won victories in 2009. We are so proud of these [...]

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Access to Abortion Already Imperiled for Those Who Need It Most

Originally posted on The Hill's Congress Blog One of the sleeper issues in the abortion debate raging as part of the health care reform bill is the language related to conscience clauses that affect hospitals' [...]

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Written Comments on the Proposed Legislation on Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy before the Spanish Government

The Center for Reproductive Rights respectfully submits the following comments on the "Proposition of Organic Law on the Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy" (Proposición de Ley Orgánica sobre interrupción voluntaria del embarazo. Presentado el 17/04/2008, calificado [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,Europe,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Human Rights Day and Reproductive Rights

On this Human Rights Day, the Center for Reproductive Rights urges the U.S. and governments around the world to guarantee the human rights and freedoms that women need to live with dignity and attain healthy [...]

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Gonzales v. Carhart: Opinion of the Nebraska District Court

Nebraska  Like giving birth to a child, when a woman ends her pregnancy during or after the second trimester, she confronts a serious problem. Her cervix will frequently be too small to allow the skull [...]

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

Institute for the Study of Regulation Critique of the Department of Health and Human Service’s Cost-Benefit Analysis of proposed “conscientious refusal” regulation

Institute for the Study of Regulation Critique of the Department of Health and Human Service's Cost-Benefit Analysis of proposed "conscientious refusal" regulation

United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

Comments of the Center for Reproductive Rights et al., Opposing Proposed HHS “Conscientious Refusal” Regulation

Comments of the Center for Reproductive Rights et al., Opposing Proposed HHS "Conscientious Refusal" Regulation

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

No Abortion Ban: National Day of Action — How to Lobby 101

Print out the Center's basic primer on how to lobby when you attend the National Day of Action on December 2, 2009. Make sure to bring extra copies for your friends and family!

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

National Lobby Day Flyer: December 2, 2009

NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION HEALTHCARE REFORM DECEMBER 2, 2009 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Washington, DC Please join us to lobby the Senate to protect insurance coverage for abortion services — coverage that millions of [...]

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10 Reasons Why Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission Harms Women

HIV-positive women increasingly face legal sanctions as a growing number of countries introduce legislation that would criminalize HIV transmission and exposure. This report outlines the ways in which these laws — rather than providing justice [...]

HIV/AIDS, Discriminatory Policies,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Documents

World AIDS Day 2009: Criminalization of HIV Transmission Harms Women

Around the world, HIV-positive women experience a range of human rights violations — including at the intersection of HIV and reproductive rights. More and more, these women face legal sanctions as a growing number of [...]

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The Global Gag Rule from the Perspective of the Women’s Movement in Peru

Edited remarks from a speech given by Susana Chavez of Centro de la Mujer Peruana Flora Tristán at an October 22, 2003 briefing for the U.S. Congress about Breaking the Silence: The Global Gag Rule’s [...]

Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

Karlin v. Foust: Wisconsin Waiting Period Decision

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.Elizabeth KARLIN, M.D., Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc., Gary T. Prohaska, M.D., Dennis D. Christensen, M.D., and Summit Women's Health Organization, on behalf of themselves and their patients seeking [...]

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

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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