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Whole Woman’s Health et al. v. Jackson et al.

(7.13.2021) The Center and its partners filed a lawsuit on July 13, 2021, to block a Texas law banning abortion at six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they are pregnant. The new law [...]

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Abortion in Mississippi

Mississippi has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country, making it difficult and, sometimes, impossible to access abortion care in the state.

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The Case in Depth

The Center for Reproductive Rights filed Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization in March 2018 on behalf of Jackson Women’s Health Organization—the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi—to block the state’s unconstitutional ban on abortion after 15 weeks of [...]

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What’s at Stake

The Center for Reproductive Rights will be arguing this fall at the U.S. Supreme Court to defend the right to abortion as recognized in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.   The case—Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s [...]

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Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

In Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the Supreme Court will review a Mississippi abortion ban that directly challenges Roe v. Wade.

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Ensuring Equitable Access to Infertility Care in the United States: Guiding Principles for Policies Mandating Insurance Coverage

Inequities in health and access to healthcare, including infertility care, are pervasive in the United States. Well-documented disparities in access to infertility care reveal that people of color, people with low incomes, people with disabilities, [...]

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The Misalignment Between Kenya’s Constitution and the Penal Code on Access to Reproductive Health Care

This fact sheet, titled "The Impact of the Misalignment Between Kenya's Constitution and the Penal Code on Access to Reproductive Health Care," discusses the case, PAK and Salim Mohammed v. Attorney General and Three Others, [...]

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Access to SRHR Information by Women and Girls in Kenya

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its partner, Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (TICAH), have launched a new report titled Access to SRHR Information by Women and Girls in Kenya: Assessment of Nairobi, Bungoma, Homabay, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Guaranteeing Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

This fact sheet by the Center showcases some of the positive measures States have implemented during the pandemic. The measures are grounded in States’ human rights obligations and demonstrate that sustaining many of them post-pandemic [...]

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Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA)

Equal access to abortion care is essential for social and economic equality, reproductive autonomy, and the right to determine our own lives. But, in many places, accessing abortion care is extremely difficult, and for many people [...]

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Decriminalization of Abortion in Nepal: Imperative to Uphold Women’s Rights

This fact sheet highlights continued criminalization of women for seeking abortion beyond prescribed legal conditions despite progressive legislation that came into force in 2018. The Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights (SMRHR) Act aims to respect, [...]

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CM v. The Hospital Director of Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital & The Minister of Health (High Court of Malawi)

High Court of Malawi Clarifies Law on Abortion (Updated 06.28.2021) On June 15 2021, the Malawi High Court reaffirmed the statutory protections for legal abortion. In its ruling, the court reiterated that despite the existing [...]

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Front Lines E-newsletter: News From the Global Fight for Reproductive Rights

The Center for Reproductive Rights issued a new edition of its monthly newsletter, Front Lines, with the latest updates on the Center’s work in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United [...]


Reproductive rights are human rights.

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