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The Constitutional Right to Reproductive Autonomy: Realizing the Promise of the 14th Amendment

How constitutional rights and guarantees in U.S. law can help strengthen reproductive rights going forward.

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(Report) The Constitutional Right to Reproductive Autonomy: Realizing the Promise of the 14th Amendment

This Center report delves into constitutional rights and guarantees in U.S. law that undergird the right to reproductive autonomy.

Abortion, Legal Protections,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

COVID-19 Resources

During the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world have attempted to block or limit access to reproductive health care. The Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners have developed several initiatives, fact sheets, newsletters, and [...]

COVID-19,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized

Global Trends: Abortion Rights 2022

This flyer illustrates the global trends in abortion rights since 1994: only four countries--including the United States--have regressed, while 58 countries have progressed.

Abortion,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Protecting Abortion Access in Europe – A Call to Action

Following a decision by the United States Supreme Court taking away the constitutional right to abortion, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined more than 130 leading organizations, working to advance sexual and reproductive health and [...]

Abortion,Europe,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

European Abortion Laws: A Comparative Overview

Abortion,Europe,Reporting on Rights,Publications

European Abortion Laws: Where Do They Stand?

The Center for Reproductive Rights monitors and analyzes European abortion laws and advocates for reform of laws to ensure that they reflect international human rights standards and best medical practice. For more than 80 years [...]

Abortion,Europe,Engaging Policymakers,Uncategorized

Aligning the Penal Code to the Constitution: The Malindi High Court Decision on the Question of Abortion in Kenya (Factsheet)

The case of PAK and Salim Mohammed v. Attorney General and Three Others, Malindi High Court

Abortion,Africa, Kenya,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda

This report by the Center for Reproductive Rights, the African Population and Health Research Center, and partners reveals that women and girls from low-income backgrounds in five African countries faced multiple barriers in accessing sexual and [...]

COVID-19, SRHR General,Africa,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Implementing Rights-based Accountability for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Humanitarian Settings (Report)

Read the report of the pilot study conducted by the Center and CARE International in Uganda.

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Africa, Uganda,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

State Constitutions and Abortion Rights: Building Protections for Reproductive Autonomy

This Center report outlines 11 states in which high courts have recognized that their state constitutions protect abortion rights and access independently from and more strongly than the U.S. Constitution or have struck down restrictions [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

State Constitutions and Abortion Rights

How cases in state supreme courts can offer stronger and expanded legal grounds for protecting abortion rights.

Publications

Joint Letter to the European Commission on Recovery Funding to Support Refugees of the War in Ukraine

In an open joint letter, the Center for Reproductive Rights and partners called on the European Commission to directly support local authorities and civil society and human rights organizations providing for refugees of the war [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Europe,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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