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In the face of ongoing, aggressive attacks on reproductive freedom in 2014, we continued to give our all to protect women’s fundamental rights—with big results. Keep up the momentum in 2015. Donate today. Here are [...]

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Dominican Republic Decriminalizes Abortion in Limited Circumstances

Dominican Republic Decriminalizes Abortion in Limited Circumstances (PRESS RELEASE) President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic signed the country’s amended Penal Code on Friday that will finally allow women access to safe abortion services in [...]

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New Resource Provides State Policy Recommendations for Advancing Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

New Resource Provides State Policy Recommendations for Advancing Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Nearly 60 organizations release proactive vision to support women’s health in U.S. (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights—along with a broad [...]

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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Coercive North Carolina Ultrasound Law

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Coercive North Carolina Ultrasound Law Forcing narrated ultrasounds on women seeking abortion care violates U.S. Constitution, court rules (PRESS RELEASE) In a unanimous decision, the United States Court of Appeals [...]

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A Sincere Thank You

A Sincere Thank You Watch this video from our President &, CEO, Nancy Northup: As the year draws to a close, my thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made the Center’s achievements possible through [...]

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Dominican Republic Set to Allow Abortion in Limited Circumstances

Dominican Republic Set to Allow Abortion in Limited Circumstances (PRESS RELEASE) The Dominican Republic Chamber of Deputies has agreed to amend the country’s Penal Code to allow abortion in cases of rape or incest, or when [...]

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President Obama Signs Historic Funding Bill Granting Peace Corps Volunteers Long-Denied Abortion Coverage

President Obama Signs Historic Funding Bill Granting Peace Corps Volunteers Long-Denied Abortion Coverage For the first time, women serving in the Peace Corps will have health care coverage for abortions in cases of rape, incest, [...]

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South Carolina: A Sign of Harmful Laws to Come?

South Carolina: A Sign of Harmful Laws to Come? Lawmakers in South Carolina have pre-filed an assortment of new legislation aimed at making it harder for women to access legal abortion care and birth control. [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Supreme Court Denies Review of Arizona Abortion Restrictions, Politically Motivated Law Remains Blocked by Court Order

Supreme Court Denies Review of Arizona Abortion Restrictions, Politically Motivated Law Remains Blocked by Court Order (PRESS RELEASE) The United States Supreme Court today declined to review an Arizona law that would severely limit women’s [...]

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U.N. Committee Denounces Romania for Denying Women Reproductive Health Care

U.N. Committee Denounces Romania for Denying Women Reproductive Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (U.N. CESCR) has called on the Romanian government to revise its laws and policies [...]

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United Nations Secretary-General Reaffirms Reproductive Rights Are Central to Development

United Nations Secretary-General Reaffirms Reproductive Rights Are Central to Development U.N. Releases Post-2015 Development Agenda Report Calling on Governments to Fulfill Human Rights Obligations (PRESS RELEASE) In a report that will serve as a guidepost [...]

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LA Times Op-Ed: Anti-Choice TRAP Laws Exposed

LA Times Op-Ed: Anti-Choice TRAP Laws Exposed Anti-choice state legislation has been alarmingly successful at limiting abortion access across the country over the last few years, writes CUNY Law Professor Caitlin Borgmann in an incisive [...]

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U.N. Committee Calls On Nepal to Eradicate Child Marriage and Ensure Women’s Access to Safe Abortion Services

U.N. Committee Calls On Nepal to Eradicate Child Marriage and Ensure Women’s Access to Safe Abortion Services (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (U.N. CESCR) this week denounced the Nepal [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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