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Repeal the Ban on Abortion for Women in the Military

For the past fifteen years, the United States government has banned almost all abortion services at United States military hospitals and medical facilities overseas.* These facilities are barred from providing any abortion "except where the [...]

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Reproductive Rights are Human Rights (Russian Edition)

Download the Russian edition of Reproductive Rights are Human Rights below. Права-это-Правa.pdf

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Download Report: Imposing Misery (Updated Edition)

The Center’s report Imposing Misery, released in 2007, highlighted the devastating effects of an Executive Order (EO) that, for the past ten years, has acted as a de facto ban on modern forms of contraception [...]

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Dignity Denied: Download Report

Women account for roughly 50% of the 33.4 million people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide. Although the total percentage of women living with HIV/AIDS has stabilized in the last few years, individual countries, including Chile, continue [...]

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Annual Report 2009

Since its inception, the Center for Reproductive Rights has catalyzed the power of law and moral force of human rights standards to attain reproductive self-determination for women around the world. Our pioneering litigation, tireless legal [...]

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Download Report: Whose Choice

How does Hyde affect a woman, the family she is working to take care of, and her community? This is the story that the new report, Whose Choice? How the Hyde Amendment Harms Poor Women, [...]

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Download “Defending Human Rights”

The Center is proud to present its groundbreaking report, "Defending Human Rights: Abortion Providers Facing Threats, Restrictions, and Harassment." Physicians and reproductive healthcare professionals who work to provide abortions are frequently denied government and societal [...]

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Download Report: Forsaken Lives

Criminal bans on abortion are harmful not only to women but also undermine entire health systems. The report, Forsaken Lives: The Harmful Impact of the Philippine Criminal Abortion Ban, documents the experiences of women in [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Reproductive Rights are Human Rights 2009 card link

Reproductive Rights are Human Rights 2009

Women's reproductive rights are essential to realizing a wide range of fundamental human rights. In particular, women's lives, liberty and security, heath, autonomy, privacy, equality and non-discrimination and education, among others, cannot be protected without [...]

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In Harm’s Way: Download the Report

Unsafe abortion claims the lives of thousands of Kenyan women each year. Their deaths are entirely - and easily - preventable. Yet the Kenyan government has done little to address the problem. Learn more about [...]

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What’s Wrong with the Executive Order on Abortion Restrictions?

On Sunday, March 21, 2010, as part of the negotiations over the healthcare reform bill, President Barack Obama promised to issue a new Executive Order on abortion restrictions upon passage of the bill by the [...]

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Debunking Myths on Funding Firewalls and Healthcare Reform

Question: Does Healthcare Reform Actually Provide Federal Funding for Abortion? Answer: No. During final debate on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Joseph Pitts (R-PA), called the healthcare reform bill "pro-abortion" and [...]

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In Harm’s Way: Conclusions in Brief

As this report demonstrates, when access to safe and legal abortion is limited, women resort to unsafe abortion, with devastating consequences for their health, lives, and families. This report documents these consequences in Kenya, highlighting [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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