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Hands Off Our Birth Control

The Center and a coalition of reproductive health advocates delivered over half a million public comments opposing the Trump administration’s new birth control rules. On December 5, 2017, the Center for Reproductive Rights, along with [...]

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Kenyan Government: Stop Sexual Violence

In the aftermath of the chaotic presidential election results in Kenya in early August and again in October, more than 50 accounts of rape and sexual violence have been identified throughout Kenya—including gang rape and beatings [...]

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25th Anniversary Celebration

Hundreds gathered to mark the Center's quarter-century of "conscience, heart, and courage” in the fight for women’s health and rights. When almost 500 guests gathered on Tuesday night for the 25th Anniversary Celebration for the Center for Reproductive Rights, they had much to celebrate. [...]

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Tell the Trump Administration: Don’t restrict access to birth control

Tell Trump: Don't Restrict Birth Control Access to birth control should never depend on your income, job, university, or employer's opinions. That’s why we submitted a complaint in federal court taking on the Trump administration’s [...]

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Amici Brief on Behalf of Black Mamas Matter

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Call on Costa Rica Now

For too long, women in Costa Rica have been denied legal abortion services—help us fight back. Your voice counts – sign the petition now to urge the Costa Rican government to permit women to receive [...]

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Briefing Paper: Ensuring Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls Affected by Conflict

Conflict and crises have dire consequences on women and girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights. Ensuring the provision of sexual and reproductive health information and services is central to an effective humanitarian response and [...]

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Chile Makes History

After a decade of advocacy by the Center and partners, Chile is lifting its total abortion ban. [UPDATE] In a monumental victory for women’s reproductive rights in Chile, the government’s Constitutional Tribunal voted to decriminalize [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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A Proactive Vision

The Center gathered nearly 200 state legislators and advocates in Washington, D.C., to discuss strategies for advancing women’s reproductive health. What happens when you convene some of the nation’s brightest leaders in state reproductive health, [...]

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Capacity and Consent: Empowering Adolescents to Exercise their Reproductive Rights

With adolescents and youth constituting a quarter of the global population – for a total of 1.8 billion people – it has never been more critical that their human rights be fully recognized and realized [...]

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Leading the Charge

One year ago, in June 2016, the Center for Reproductive Rights won the most significant abortion-access case at the Supreme Court in decades. The landmark Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt decision struck down a Texas law [...]

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Trump Budget Cuts Harm Black Women and Kids Most

Trump Budget Cuts Harm Black Women and Kids Most In another blow by the Trump administration, proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency would disproportionately affect low-income families, especially black women and their children. Discussing [...]

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Cruel and Inhuman

Every year, as a result of Ireland’s abortion laws, thousands of women in the country must travel abroad to obtain legal abortion services. With one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world, Ireland [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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