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Federal Abortion Ban Proposed in Senate

09.14.2022 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Yesterday, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a nationwide ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Senator Graham has falsely claimed that the ban would put the U.S. in line with European countries. Statement [...]

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Statement from Nancy Northup on the Biden-Harris Administration’s Announcement on Actions to Further Abortion Access

08.26.2022 — On Friday, August 26, the Biden-Harris administration announced further actions to implement President Biden’s Executive Orders on abortion access (EO 14076 and EO 14079). Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of the [...]

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Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order Securing Access to Reproductive and Other Healthcare Services

Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO at the Center for Reproductive Rights:  “Abortion services are now illegal in eight states, and the number of states enforcing radical bans and denying people life-saving care is [...]

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Biden-Harris Administration Issues Proposed Rule to Strengthen Nondiscrimination Protections in Health Care

07.26.2022 -- On Monday July 25th, the Biden-Harris administration issued a proposed rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, which would restore and strengthen vital nondiscrimination protections in health care.  Section 1557 of [...]

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Statement by Martin Onyango on the Sierra Leone President’s Announcement Backing a Risk-free Motherhood Bill

Statement on President Julius Maada Bio’s announcement during the 10th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights that the government intends to unanimously back a bill on risk-free motherhood.

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Leading Organizations From 28 Countries Call on European Leaders to Act Now to Protect Access to Abortion

28 June 2022 - Following last week’s decision by the United States Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, today leading organizations, working to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights in over [...]

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Statement on the Needs of Women and Girl Refugees in Europe

The Center urges the European and international communities to guarantee the SRHR of all refugees and asylum seekers in Europe.

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Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Center condemns the continued use of sexual violence as a tactic of war in many contexts around the world.

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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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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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Historic Senate Vote Confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

PRESS STATEMENT 04.07.22 Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: The Center for Reproductive Rights congratulates Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson on her confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court and [...]

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Another Woman Unjustly Convicted due to Pregnancy Complication is Released in El Salvador 

03.29.2022 (PRESS STATEMENT) – In El Salvador, another woman—of the many unjustly convicted for homicide after an accusation of a suspected abortion—was released after serving more than 13 years in prison. Maritza, whose full name [...]

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Civil Society Calls on European and other Global Leaders to Protect the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls Fleeing Ukraine Conflict

Brussels, 17 March 2022 (Press Release) – Today more than 90 organizations called on European authorities and the international community to urgently protect the health of women and girls fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. In a [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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