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Abortion: Parental Consent & Notification by State

Parental involvement laws require young women to obtain the consent of or notify one or both parents in order to obtain an abortion, forcing those who are unable to comply with the requirements to delay [...]

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The Stupak-Pitts Amendment Goes Far Beyond the Already-Punishing Restrictions in the Hyde Amendment

The Stupak-Pitts amendment, added to the House of Representative's healthcare reform bill in last-minute maneuvers on the House floor, is sometimes described as a mere extension of current restrictions on Medicaid funding for abortion (known [...]

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Senate Should Maintain Fair and Balanced Conscience Clause Provisions on Abortion Services Coverage in Health Reform Bill

There are three main reasons that the conscience clause contained in section 1303 of the Senate healthcare reform bill — and not the conscience clauses in the House of Representatives' version of the bill — [...]

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Facts on Stupak-Pitts Amendment and the Threat to Women’s Health

 The Stupak/Pitts abortion ban, which passed the House of Representatives as part of the healthcare reform bill, is damaging to women’s healthcare. Our fact sheet covers six key points on the Stupak-Pitts Amendment and the threat to [...]

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Why the Stupak-Pitts Abortion Ban Is An Unprecedented and Damaging Assault on Women’s Health

The House-passed Stupak-Pitts Amendment is a serious assault on women’s health, yet many remain unaware of its radical scope and dangerous implications. The bottom line is simple: Stupak-Pitts would make it nearly impossible for private [...]

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World Abortion Laws 2009 Fact Sheet

Currently, 61% of the world's people live in countries where induced abortion is permitted either for a wide range of reasons or without restriction as to reason. In contrast, about 26% of all people reside [...]

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Slovakia: Access to Contraceptives – The Social and Economic Benefits and Role in Achieving Gender Equality

The Center is working with its partners in Slovakia to advocate for the government to provide subsidized access to contraceptives for the most vulnerable populations. This fact sheet details Slovakia's obligations under international and European [...]

Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,Europe, Slovakia, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Slovakia: European Standards on Subsidizing Contraceptives

The Center is working with its partners in Slovakia to advocate for the government to provide subsidized access to contraceptives for the most vulnerable populations. This fact sheet details Slovakia's obligations under international and European [...]

Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,Europe, Slovakia, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

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Slovakia: Setting the Record Straight on Contraceptives

The Center is working with its partners in Slovakia to advocate for the government to provide subsidized access to contraceptives for the most vulnerable populations. This fact sheet details Slovakia's obligations under international and European [...]

Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,Europe, Slovakia, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Slovakia: International Standards on Subsidizing Contraceptives

The Center is working with its partners in Slovakia to advocate for the government to provide subsidized access to contraceptives for the most vulnerable populations. This fact sheet details Slovakia's obligations under international and European [...]

Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,Europe, Slovakia, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Annual Report 2008

In 2008, the Center for Reproductive Rights deployed its unique legal and human rights expertise to secure access to reproductive healthcare, block assaults on abortion and birth control, and hold governments accountable for maternal deaths. [...]

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ICPD + 15: Commemorating Advances, Calling for Greater Accountability

The Center for Reproductive Rights commemorates the 15 year anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), celebrating advancements for women's human rights and highlighting the ICPD's role in promoting recognition of reproductive [...]

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DHR: Human Rights Framework

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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