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2020 Legislative Wrap up

The Center for Reproductive Rights 2020 Legislative Wrap-up provides a report of U.S. state abortion laws enacted during the year. As states were forced to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, economic upheaval, and a racial reckoning, [...]

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Federal Court Blocks Four Arkansas Anti-Abortion Laws Hours After They Took Effect

In response to litigation from the ACLU and the Center for Reproductive Rights, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas issued an order blocking four anti-abortion laws in Arkansas hours after they [...]

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Arkansas Health Care Providers File Emergency Request to Block Anti-Abortion Laws

The ACLU and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed for emergency relief to block four anti-abortion laws from taking effect as early as tomorrow in Arkansas. The action comes after the Eighth Circuit Court of [...]

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COVID-19 Landscape: SRHR and Gender Issues in Asia Q3 2020

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Federal Appeals Court Denies Rehearing in Case Challenging Arkansas Abortion Restrictions

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals denied today the ACLU and the Center for Reproductive Rights’ request for en banc rehearing of an August 2020 decision that paved the way for Arkansas abortion restrictions to [...]

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Ecuador’s President Issues Public Apology for Human Rights Violations of 16-Year-Old Girl on Behalf of the State

Today, President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador, on behalf of the State of Ecuador, held a public act of recognition of responsibility for the sexual violence suffered by teenager Paola Guzmán Albarracín that led her to suicide nearly two decades ago.   [...]

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Ecuador Ofreció Disculpas Públicas por la Violencia que Vivió Paola Guzmán Albarracín

Este 9 de diciembre, Petita Albarracín ha logrado que el Estado ecuatoriano reconozca su responsabilidad y le pida disculpas públicas por no haber protegido a su hija Paola Guzmán Albarracín de la violencia sexual que [...]

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Medical Abortion and Self-Managed Abortion: Frequently Asked Questions on Health and Human Rights

This document was developed by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Ipas to answer some frequently asked health and human rights questions about medical abortion (also called medication abortion or abortion with medication) and self-managed [...]

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Court Lets Part of Tennessee Abortion Ban Take Effect

Law banning abortion if sought for reasons related to Down syndrome, race, or gender will take effect in Tennessee Today, a 6th Circuit Court of Appeals panel granted a request from the state of Tennessee, [...]

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Impact of COVID-19 on Reproductive Health and Rights in Sindh

The Center for Reproductive Rights collaborated with the Collective for Social Science Research to conduct a fact-finding on the impact of COVID-19 on the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls in [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on the Election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. as the 46th President of the United States

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on the election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. as the 46th President of the United States Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  The [...]

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Open Secret: The Toll of Unsafe Abortion in Tanzania

This research documents the experiences of Tanzanian women and girls with unsafe abortion, including the role of the restrictive legal and policy framework in driving the high levels of unsafe abortion and limiting access to [...]

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International Solidarity with Women and Peaceful Protestors in Poland

As organizations committed to the advancement of human rights and gender equality, we stand in solidarity with all those in Poland who for the last week have peacefully protested against the politicized attack on women’s [...]

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