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Appeals Court Upholds ‘Highly Insulting and Paternalistic’ Tennessee Abortion Law

08.05.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a district court decision striking down a 48-hour mandatory waiting period for abortion in Tennessee. The Sixth Circuit had allowed the law to take effect in April 2021 on [...]

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Leaders in Human Rights, Publishing and Law Join Center for Reproductive Rights Board

8.5.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights today announced the election of five new members and one returning member to the organization’s Board of Directors. As the only INGO focused globally on reproductive rights law, [...]

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Nepal Agrees to Decriminalize Abortion and Protect SRHR

Nepal accepts recommendations from its Universal Periodic Review before the UN Human Rights Council to protect the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls.

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U.S. House Passes Spending Bill Free of Hyde Amendment for First Time in Decades

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives passed a federal spending bill without the Hyde Amendment, a policy that has

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Chile Agrees to End Forced Sterilization Practices and Provide Reparations in Case at the IACHR

The agreement provides justice for Francisca--a woman with HIV forcibly sterilized in a Chilean hospital--after a years-long effort by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Vivo Positivo at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

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Chile Accepts Responsibility Before the IACHR for Forced Sterilization and Will Take Measures to End the Practice

August 3, 2021, Santiago and Bogotá –In a case before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), the government of Chile has agreed to provide reparations to a woman forcibly sterilized in a Chilean hospital [...]

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Chile acepta responsabilidad ante la CIDH por esterilización forzada y tomará medidas de no repetición

3 de agosto de 2021, Santiago y Bogotá — En un caso ante la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), el gobierno de Chile ha acordado proporcionar reparaciones a una mujer esterilizada a la fuerza [...]

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Statement: House Passes Spending Bill Without Helms Amendment

07.29.2021 Statement by Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: We applaud the House of Representatives on the historic passage of an appropriations bill that will significantly advance sexual and reproductive [...]

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Statement: House Passes Spending Bill Free From Hyde

07.29.2021 Statement from Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  Today, ​for the first time in more than 40 years, the House of Representatives passed an appropriations package free from the Hyde [...]

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What if Roe is overturned?

This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Mississippi’s request to review an appellate court ruling that threw out the state’s law banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. In its opening brief filed July [...]

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Reproductive Health and Rights Related Decisions by the Supreme Court of Nepal (Nepali Version)

The Supreme Court of Nepal has issued several positive judgments and landmark decisions in the field of reproductive health and rights.  These judgments and decisions have helped ensure women’s reproductive health and rights under the [...]

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Supreme Court of Nepal Decision: Lakshmi v. Government of Nepal

In a landmark decision issued on May 20, 2009, Nepal’s Supreme Court directed the government – specifically the Office of the Prime Minister and the Cabinet, the Ministry of Health and Population, the Ministry of [...]

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Press Statement: Mississippi Asks Supreme Court to Overturn Roe

07.22.21—Today, the state of Mississippi filed its opening brief in the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The case—brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights—challenges the state’s unconstitutional ban on abortion after [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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