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2015 State of the States: Fighting Back By Pushing Forward

Politicians in statehouses across the country continued to attack women’s access to vital health care services in 2015, introducing nearly 400 bills and enacting 47 new laws restricting access to reproductive health care this legislative [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers,United States,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Stand Up, Fight TRAP: A Policy and Advocacy Resource to Counter Clinic Shutdown Laws

Clinics across the country are being forced to close their doors, making it even harder for a woman to get the abortion care she needs, simply because some politicians want to play politics with women’s [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers,United States,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Mandatory Waiting Periods and Biased Counseling Requirements in Central and Eastern Europe: Restricting Access to Abortion, Undermining Human Rights and Reinforcing Harmful Gender Stereotypes

Across Central and Eastern European countries, women’s access to abortion services is increasingly threatened by the introduction of regressive legal and policy measures that impose mandatory waiting periods and biased counseling and information requirements prior [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Europe, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Letter to Committee on the Rights of the Child Re: Supplementary information on Bangladesh

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Bangladesh, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

A Voting Rights Act for Reproductive Rights?

The following article was written by Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, as part of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law's publication titled "Legal [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Publications

Litigation: Protect the Right to Abortion Care

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Publications

Accountability for Discrimination Against Women in the Philippines: Key Findings and Recommendations from the CEDAW Committee’s Special Inquiry on Reproductive Rights

A 2007 report by the Center documenting human rights violations associated with Executive Order 003 became the basis for a special inquiry convened by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women [...]

Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Asia, Philippines, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Publications

State of the States: 2015 at the Midpoint

Troubling trends abound, but some bright spots provide hope for the future of reproductive health care access. 2015 saw the continuation of harmful trends in state legislatures to restrict reproductive rights and access, either through sham [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Violence against Women and Reproductive Rights in the Americas

The numerous forms of violence that are committed against women pose an obstacle to their individual development, violate their rights, and limit their freedoms. Violence against women blocks the full development of their capacities and [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Resolution on violence against women and girls – Q&A

Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Publications

The People’s Budget Supports Access to Essential Reproductive Health Care

The People’s Budget, released by the Congressional Progressive Caucus as an alternative to the House majority’s budget proposal, addresses the needs of women and families in the United States, including their ability to get the [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare,United States,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Annual Report 2014

The following annual report documents the momentum and impact of our work in 2014—from defending the very last abortion clinic in Mississippi, to spearheading introduction of a historic bill to protect reproductive freedom across the [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive Rights Rundown: January 2015

The Center for Reproductive Rights is pleased to share its January 2015 edition of the Reproductive Rights Rundown, highlighting significant reproductive rights developments in UN Treaty Monitoring Bodies (TMBs), the key interpretative bodies of international [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Maternal Health,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the 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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