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Journey to Justice Fifteen years after being denied an abortion, a Peruvian woman is paid reparations by the government in a landmark human rights victory. Last week one of our clients, a woman known as [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

State of the States

State of the States A daunting 47 new anti-choice restrictions were enacted in the U.S. this year. Advocates are pushing back by advancing proactive laws that protect women’s health. With the recent clinic attack in [...]

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They Almost Killed Me

They Almost Killed Me A Salvadoran woman testifies about the abuse she suffered in jail after being imprisoned for having a miscarriage. And the Center fights back. When Cristina Quintanilla spoke into the microphone at [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Raising Our Voices

Raising Our Voices Hundreds of guests gathered at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City for the annual gala celebration of the work of the Center for Reproductive Rights. On a crisp fall [...]

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Unnecessary Suffering

Unnecessary Suffering A new case filing in the Sindh province of Pakistan demands that the government take immediate action to help thousands of women afflicted each year with obstetric fistula. During what should have been [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health,Asia, Pakistan,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Event: What’s the Harm? Understanding Reproductive Justice

Event: What's the Harm? Understanding Reproductive Justice NYU School of Law, October 30, 2015 Please join us on October 30, 2015 at 9:00am at NYU School of Law for What’s the Harm?: Understanding Reproductive Injustice. This [...]

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Nova Health Systems v. Cline et al.

(REVISED 7.20.2018) This lawsuit challenges two Oklahoma measures which threaten to make safe and legal abortion even harder to obtain in a state with only two abortion providers. The first measure, HB 1721, bans the [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers,United States,In the Courts,Case

A Crucial Option

A Crucial Option Medication abortion is safe, legal, and capable of revolutionizing reproductive health care. American women have been using legal medication abortion—an early abortion method that involves taking oral medication rather than having a [...]

Abortion, Definitions, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Burns v. Cline

(REVISED 6.13.2017) This lawsuit challenged Oklahoma law S.B. 642, an omnibus measure that imposed various unnecessary restrictions and requirements on abortion providers in blatant violation of the Oklahoma Constitution. S.B. 642 was a multi-subject measure that—among [...]

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Beating Back the Bans

Beating Back the Bans Pre-viability bans on abortion are unconstitutional, unconscionable, and unwarranted. Knowing why is key to defeating them. Instead of improving women’s health in any manner, laws that ban abortion at 20 weeks [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C.,News

Black Mamas Matter

African American women are nearly four times more likely to die in childbirth than white women. Without healthy black mothers, there cannot be healthy black families and communities. “I was hurting so bad I didn't [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),News

Fighting for Girlhood

Fighting for Girlhood Child marriage violates the rights of millions across the world each year. But the UN just took notable steps to end its ravages. At age 15, Gita should have been cramming for [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Asia, Nepal,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Hope for EACH Woman

Hope for EACH Woman Bold new legislation in Congress would restore access to essential reproductive services for millions of women denied coverage. Five hundred dollars. That’s about what it costs for a woman to exercise [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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