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For the Fourth Time, U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Act on Texas’s Unconstitutional Abortion Ban card link

For the Fourth Time, U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Act on Texas’s Unconstitutional Abortion Ban

The Court refuses to take action to protect pregnant Texans against the state's blatantly unconstitutional abortion ban that has ended most abortion access in Texas.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Story

Center Panel to Discuss Global Impact of U.S. Abortion Regression

This virtual dialogue will convene international reproductive health, legal, human rights experts to examine the global implications of U.S. regression on abortion rights.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,Reporting on Rights,Events

Roe at 49: Will the U.S. Supreme Court Allow More States to Ban Abortion?

As the Court allows Texas to end most abortion access, almost half the U.S. states are ready to ban abortion if Roe is gutted.

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Supreme Court Lets Texas Abortion Ban Case Drag On

01.20.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – The U.S. Supreme Court denied a request today from abortion providers and funds to allow one of the challenges against S.B. 8 (Texas’ ban on abortion after approximately six weeks of [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Press Releases

Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court

Ruling in Sayed v. Sindh marks major progress in improving maternal health, especially for women living on low incomes.

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Pakistan,In the Courts, Reporting on Rights,News

49th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Could be the Last

PRESS STATEMENT 01.20.2022 Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  This Saturday, January 22, marks 49 years since the U.S. Supreme Court recognized the constitutional right to abortion in [...]

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A Fourth Woman Is Released From El Salvador Prison

A fourth woman has been released from prison in El Salvador after being unjustly prosecuted under the country's strict abortion law.

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,Reporting on Rights,Press Releases

Texas Abortion Ban Case Faces More Delays

01.17.2022 (STATEMENT) – Today, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals sent Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson – a case filed by abortion providers and funds challenging Texas’ six-week ban on abortion (S.B. 8) – to [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,News

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Victory for Children’s Rights: Philippines Criminalizes Child Marriage card link

Victory for Children’s Rights: Philippines Criminalizes Child Marriage

Law supported by the Center adds serious penalties to combat the harmful practice.

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Philippines,Reporting on Rights,Story

2021 Sarah Weddington Writing Winners Announced

The Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights is an annual contest featuring submissions aimed at advancing scholarship around reproductive rights and justice.

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Center Co-hosts Workshop in Nepal for Youth Champions of SRHR

Sessions aim to strengthen the capacity of young leaders to advance legal protections for sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Events

Center Report: More State Abortion Restrictions Passed in 2021 Than in Any Year Since Roe v. Wade

In 2021, states across the U.S. passed laws restricting and banning abortion at a rate higher than in any previous year since the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the constitutional right to abortion in 1973.   This [...]

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2021 Year in Review: Center Achievements Around the Globe

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its local partners made significant progress around the globe in building, enforcing and defending reproductive rights.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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