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Oklahoma Becomes First State to Entirely Ban Abortion

05.25.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed into law H.B. 4327, a citizen-enforced total ban on abortion that took effect today immediately upon signature. Oklahoma is now the only state in the [...]

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Bans Off Our Bodies: Rally for Abortion Rights on May 14

Join rallies across the country this Saturday to protect abortion rights and access!

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Bill to Protect Abortion Rights Falls Short of Passage in Second Senate Vote

PRESS STATEMENT  05.11.22  Statement from Nancy Northup, president & CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  “This is an unprecedented moment. We are likely on the precipice of losing Roe v. Wade, and with it [...]

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Events, webinars and panels around the world featuring Center professionals and addressing current topics in reproductive rights and health.


Virtual Event: Global Reproductive Politics, Reproductive Justice, and Limits of Law

Register for this May 11 symposium featuring global experts, academics and activists.

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Vigilante Abortion Ban Takes Effect in Oklahoma

05.03.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Oklahoma Supreme Court declined to immediately block a citizen-enforced ban on abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 1503). The Oklahoma state legislature passed the ban on April [...]

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Reaction to POLITICO Reporting on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

Statement from Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: “We don't know if the document as reported by Politico is legitimate, and we don't know if it represents the views of [...]

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National Infertility Awareness Week, April 24-30, Addresses Barriers to Accessing Infertility Care

The week, April 24 - 30, aims to destigmatize infertilty and draw attention to barriers to accessing care.

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Legal Challenges Filed to Block Two Extreme Oklahoma Abortion Bans

04.28.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, a coalition of Oklahoma abortion providers and a reproductive justice organization filed two separate challenges in state court to block two different abortion bans passed during the 2022 state legislative [...]

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The Center to Co-Host Side Event to the UN Commission on Population and Development Session

Register to attend the Center's virtual side event to the UN's Session on Population and Development.

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In Nepal, the Center and Partners Celebrate International Women’s Day with “F for Feminism” Event

Fact sheet on medical abortion in Asian countries also launched at the March event.

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Statement on the Release of the U.S. State Department’s 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices  

04.12.2022 (STATEMENT) On April 12, the Biden-Harris administration released the 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (Human Rights Reports), restoring reporting on the status of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in nearly [...]

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Oklahoma Governor Signs Total Abortion Ban

04.12.2022 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today, Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a ban on abortion (S.B. 612), which makes performing an abortion a felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison and/or a $100,000 fine. The [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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