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Center for Reproductive Rights Files Response to Mississippi’s Request that Supreme Court Overturn Roe v. Wade

09.13.2021 (PRESS STATEMENT) — Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed its response brief in the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The case challenges a Mississippi ban on abortion after 15 [...]

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Reproductive health and glyphosate in the context of the armed conflict

As the Colombian government has tried to restart its aerial fumigation program with a herbicide called glyphosate, the Center for Reproductive Rights has published a report showing that the herbicide used in the program had [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive Violence in the Colombian Armed Conflict

The decision whether or not to have children does not belong to any armed group, to the State or to anyone else but the women themselves. The Center presented this report on reproductive violence to [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Appeals Court Blocks Tennessee Abortion Bans

09.10.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit blocked a Tennessee ban on abortion starting at approximately six weeks into pregnancy. The court also blocked a ban on abortion [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on U.S. Department of Justice Lawsuit Against Texas on Six-Week Abortion Ban

09.09.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights regarding the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against the state of Texas on S.B. 8: “It’s a gamechanger [...]

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Lawsuit Filed to Block Oklahoma’s New Abortion Bans and Restrictions

09.02.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, five unconstitutional abortion restrictions passed by Oklahoma lawmakers earlier this year were challenged in state court, including bans on abortion. The lawsuit was filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights, [...]

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Supreme Court Ruling Ends Most Abortion in Texas

09.02.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Late last night, the U.S. Supreme Court denied an emergency request to block Texas’ radical new abortion ban (S.B. 8), which took effect yesterday, September 1, and forced almost all abortion in Texas to [...]

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Abortion Stops in Texas After Supreme Court Inaction

09.01.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Texas’ radical new abortion ban (S.B. 8) took effect, forcing almost all abortion in Texas to come to an abrupt stop. On Monday, a coalition of abortion providers and advocates filed an emergency [...]

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BREAKING: Fate of Texas Abortion Ban is with the Supreme Court

08.30.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, the Lawyering Project, the ACLU, the ACLU of Texas, and Morrison & Foerster LLP filed an emergency request with the U.S. Supreme Court [...]

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Court Allows Texas to Ban Standard Abortion Procedure, Defying Long-Established Precedent

08.18.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals became the first federal court in the U.S. to uphold a ban on the standard method of abortion after approximately 15 weeks of pregnancy, [...]

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Medical Experts and Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit to Block New Arizona Abortion Ban

08.17.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, two Arizona physicians, the Arizona Medical Association, National Council of Jewish Women Arizona, and the Arizona National Organization of Women filed a lawsuit challenging two abortion restrictions passed in Arizona [...]

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Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in India: A Fact-Finding Study”

Through a field-based study in four states--Delhi, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu--the "Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in India: A Fact-Finding Study" aims to understand and document the way in which the Indian Medical Termination [...]

Abortion,Asia, India,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Paola vs Ecuador: La Educación Sexual y Reproductiva como Derecho Esencial para Prevenir la Violencia Sexual

(Spanish language publication) In a landmark ruling in Paola Guzmán Albarracín v. Ecuador, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights established legally binding standards to prevent sexual violence and harassment in schools throughout Latin America and the [...]

Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

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