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Letter to President Obama RE Review of Helms Amendment

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The CEDAW Committee Urges States to Protect and Promote Sexual and Reproductive Rights

In July 2011, the Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) urged the governments of Nepal, Costa Rica, and Zambia to improve their record on reproductive rights. The Center for Reproductive Rights, [...]

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Shadow letter to CEDAW on the state of reproductive and sexual health and rights in Costa Rica

On May 25, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Asociación Colectiva por el Derecho a Decidir, the Centro de Investigación y Promoción para América Central de Derechos Humanos, Law Students for Reproductive Justice of [...]

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Shadow letter to CEDAW on the status of reproductive and sexual health and rights in Zambia

On May 26, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the 49th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on the status of reproductive and sexual health [...]

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Shadow letter to CEDAW on the rights of women and girls in Nepal

On June 7, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Justice for All, and the Women's Reproductive Rights Program of the Centre for Agro-Ecology and Development submitted a shadow letter to the 49th session of the [...]

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Preliminary Injunction Decision: Texas Medical Providers Performing Abortion Services v. Lakey

Download the Preliminary Injunction Decision for Texas Medical Providers Performing Abortion Services v. Lakey order below.

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Human Rights Day 2011

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” That’s the first sentence of Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations 63 years ago on [...]

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CRR Blasts Health and Human Services Secretary’s Intervention to Block FDA Approval of Plan B One-Step for Over-the-Counter, All-Ages Use

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights strongly criticizes U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' decision to intervene and block the Food and Drug Administration's expected approval of emergency contraceptive Plan [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Order Against Enforcement of the Act and Permanent Regulations: Hodes & Nauser, MDs, P.A. et al. v. Robert Moser, M.D et al.

This case challenges the constitutionality of onerous regulations and a sham licensing process adopted and implemented by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) that will cause most of the abortion providers in the [...]

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Reproductive Rights Violations—Torture By Any Other Name

A woman living with HIV in Chile is forcibly sterilized while unconscious and undergoing a cesarean delivery. A Kenyan woman, along with her newborn child, is detained for weeks by hospital staff in miserable conditions. [...]

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Center’s shadow letter to the ESCR Committee on Ecuador

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter for the review of Ecuador to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) during its 47th Session in December 2011. The letter discusses the [...]

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Carta sombra: Ecuador_CESCR_2011_Inglés

El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos presentó un reporte alternativo al Comité para los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales (CDESC) durante el 47 período de sesiones en diciembre de 2011. El documento reporta acerca del incumplimiento [...]

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Agreed Order Regarding TRO & Status Conference: Hodes & Nauser, MDs, P.A. et al. v. Robert Moser, M.D et al.

The case Hodes &, Nauser, MDs, P.A. et al. v. Robert Moser, M.D et al. challenges a recently-enacted regulatory scheme in Kansas that will prevent the provision of abortion services in any medical establishment not [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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