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High Court to decide on landmark post-abortion care case

The Center is asking a Kenyan High Court to prevent the state from arresting, detaining, and prosecuting women who seek post-abortion care. The case concerns PAK, a 16-year-old girl who sought medical attention after experiencing [...]

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Tanzania’s Policy Change Will Allow Pregnant Schoolgirls to Continue Their Education

Country ends discriminatory policy that barred pregnant girls and adolescent mothers from school--days after a case challenging the policy was argued at the ACERWC.

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Webinar to Discuss Landmark Cases Influencing SRHR Across the Globe

Hear from global experts on January 26 about the role of litigation in advancing SRHR across borders.

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In India, Center Partners with Law School to Offer Reproductive Law and Justice Clinic

Members of the Center's Asia team are among the instructors at this pilot program at Jindal Global Law School.

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Supreme Court Leaves Texas Law In Effect

MSNBC interviewed Center president and CEO Nancy Northup about the Supreme Court’s ruling that left Texas’s abortion ban in effect and left only a limited path to challenge the law in federal court. Northup said, [...]

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Supreme Court Refuses to Block Texas Abortion Ban

Multiple sources reported on the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Center’s case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson, which challenges Texas’s abortion ban and vigilante scheme. The Court refused to block the blatantly unconstitutional ban, which [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Fails to Block Texas’s Unconstitutional Abortion Ban and Vigilante Scheme

Court's ruling leaves federal courts powerless to protect constitutional rights.

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Human Rights Court Prohibits Reporting Women for Abortions in L.A.

The Havana Times reported on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights historic ruling in the Center’s case, Manuela v. El Salvador. The Court found that El Salvador was responsible for Manuela’s death and that the [...]

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Opinion: No, the Constitution is not ‘neutral’ on abortion

This opinion piece in The Washington Post counters claims made in the Supreme Court oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization by the Mississippi Solicitor General and echoed by Justice Brett Kavanaugh that [...]

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What if the Supreme Court overturns Roe?

Nearly half the states in the U.S. are expected to act to prohibit abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.

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The Lawyer Who Defended Abortion Rights at SCOTUS Explains What It Was Like

Slate interviewed Julie Rikelman, Senior Director of U.S. Litigation for the Center, after she argued Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization before the Supreme Court on December 1. The case challenges the core holding of [...]

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2021 EU-NGO Human Rights Forum to Feature Center Executives

2021 EU-NGO Human Rights Forum to feature executives from the Center for Reproductive Rights.

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At Supreme Court, Center Attorney Defends Precedent, Roe, the Right to Liberty, and More

“Allowing a state to take control of a woman’s body . . . is a fundamental deprivation of her liberty.”—Julie Rikelman, Center for Reproductive Rights

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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