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Lawsuit Filed to Restore Abortion Access in Arizona

10.4.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, an Arizona physician and the Arizona Medical Association filed a lawsuit in state court, asking the court to allow abortion care to resume through 15 weeks of pregnancy. The lawsuit [...]

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Factsheet: India MTP Amendment Act (2021)

This Center factsheet, released in September 2022, outlines and analyzes India's 2021 MTP Amendment Act, which aimed to reform the country's 50-year-old abortion law, the 1971 Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.

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U.S. Abortion Laws in Global Context (Fact Sheet)

In the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, an onslaught of abortion bans have gone into effect throughout the U.S. Half of U.S. states are currently poised [...]

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ACERWC Recommends Tanzania Reform Education Policy That Violates Rights of Pregnant and Married Adolescent Girls

DAR-ES-SALAAM, Sept 18, 2022: Today, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC, also “the Committee”), found that the United Republic of Tanzania violated multiple human rights and gender [...]

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Global Trends: Abortion Rights 2022

An infographic showing the global trends in abortion rights.

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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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Legal and Policy Barriers to Self-Managed Abortion (Report)

We envision a world where individuals seeking abortion care can exercise full reproductive autonomy without any impediments or gatekeepers. This includes the ability of individuals to have self-managed abortions, which are those performed through self-care [...]

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Caso Eulogia Guzmán y su hijo Sergio Vs. Perú

Eulogia es una mujer quechua que quería tener un parto vertical conforme a sus tradiciones y de la misma forma que había tenido a sus otros cinco hijos, pero El Estado peruano desconoció sus prácticas [...]

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Eulogiamanta Sergio wawanmantawan Peru suyuman churapakusqankumanta

Eulogia is a Quechua woman who wanted to have a vertical birth according to her traditions and in the same way she had delivered her other five children, but the Peruvian government ignored her cultural [...]

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Case of Eulogia Guzmán and her son Sergio v. Peru

Eulogia is a Quechua woman who wanted to have a vertical birth according to her traditions and in the same way she had delivered her other five children, but the Peruvian government ignored her cultural [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,In the Courts,Publications

Caso Francisca: (F.S.) Violaciones a los Derechos Reproductivos de las Mujeres Viviendo con VIH

En 2002, Francisca decidió tener su primer hijo, pero en la primera etapa de su embarazo la diagnosticaron VIH. Ella tomó las medidas para reducir el contagio vertical al feto y dio a luz mediante [...]

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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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State Court Blocks North Dakota’s Trigger Ban

8/25/22 UPDATE: A state court in North Dakota has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the state’s trigger ban from taking effect while litigation proceeds. The ban was set to go into effect on August 26, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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