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Law 101: An Introduction to Domestic and International Legal Terms

This glossary and reproductive rights backgrounder is the perfect resource guide for those interested in reproductive freedom but not familiar with complex legal terms. The U.S. and international glossaries are a tool to help advocates [...]

United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Breaking Through: A Guide to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

The coming together of the international community in Cairo in 1994 at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) signalled a radical change in the approach to population issues. Sexual and reproductive health and [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,Accountability Bodies,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting their Reproductive Lives South Asia

The Center for Reproductive Rights’ report, Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting their Reproductive Lives - South Asia, is the first extensive examination of laws and policies that influence women’s reproductive health in [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,Asia, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Paulina: cinco años después

En 1999, Paulina quedó embarazada a los trece años, como consecuencia de una violación. Después de enterarse de que estaba embarazada, Paulina decidió abortar. Las leyes en Baja California permiten el aborto en casos de [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean,Publications

Portrait of Injustice: Abortion Coverage under the Medicaid Program

, State Coverage of Medically Necessary Abortions When abortion was first legalized in 1973, federal funds were available to low-income women seeking medically necessary abortions. But four years later, Representative Henry Hyde (Rep-IL) sponsored a [...]

Abortion,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Yet Another Anti-Abortion Scare Tactic: False Claims of Breast Cancer Risk

Some anti-abortion activists rely upon phony medical claims as a way to deter women from choosing abortion. Motivated by their desire to overturn the United State Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade and to [...]

Abortion,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Title X Family Planning

America Must Continue Its Commitment to Reproductive Health Family planning clinics are vital to the provision of reproductive health care and often serve as an entry point into the health-care system for young women and [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Publications

Forced Parental Involvement Defeats the Goals of the Title X Program

Adolescents in America must continue to have access to affordable and confidential family planning services. Although there have been declines in teen pregnancy rates, due in part to contraceptive use, the United States still has [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

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CEDAW Advances Women’s Human Rights

The United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is the only comprehensive international treaty guaranteeing women’s human rights and the prevention of discrimination against women. CEDAW provides a [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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