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Moving Reproductive Rights into a New Decade

Winning rights for women everywhere in 2009 From Nepal to Arizona to Oklahoma — these are just a few of the places where the Center won victories in 2009. We are so proud of these [...]

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Access to Abortion Already Imperiled for Those Who Need It Most

Originally posted on The Hill's Congress Blog One of the sleeper issues in the abortion debate raging as part of the health care reform bill is the language related to conscience clauses that affect hospitals' [...]

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Human Rights Day and Reproductive Rights

On this Human Rights Day, the Center for Reproductive Rights urges the U.S. and governments around the world to guarantee the human rights and freedoms that women need to live with dignity and attain healthy [...]

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World AIDS Day 2009: Criminalization of HIV Transmission Harms Women

Around the world, HIV-positive women experience a range of human rights violations — including at the intersection of HIV and reproductive rights. More and more, these women face legal sanctions as a growing number of [...]

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Friend-of-the Court Brief: James Roger Demers v. Canada

(On October 30, the Center's U.S. Legal Program submitted its first friend-of-the-court brief to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).) The Center for Reproductive Rights (the "Center") is a non-governmental human rights organization dedicated [...]

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Czech Government Apologizes to Victims of Forced Sterilization

                The Center for Reproductive Rights congratulates the Czech Republic on being the first country in the region to acknowledge that Roma women have been forcibly sterilized. In [...]

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November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

On this year's anniversary of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Center calls on governments to enact laws and policies to protect women from all forms of abuse and ill [...]

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No Abortion Ban: National Day of Action

NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION HEALTHCARE REFORM DECEMBER 2, 2009 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Washington, DC   Day of Action Schedule Documents You Should Bring to the Day of Action Key Messages to Deliver How [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Morning-After Pill Conspiracy: Interview with Annie Tummino

Annie Tummino, 26, works at  Realbirth, a childbirth education and post-partum support center in New York City. She is also chair of the Women’s Liberation Birth Control Project, and has been a coordinator with the [...]

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Richmond Medical Center for Women v. Herring: Virginia’s Partial Birth Infanticide Act of 2003

Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-71.1 © 2008 Thomson Reuters/West. No Claim to Orig. US Gov. Works. WEST'S ANNOTATED CODE OF VIRGINIATITLE 18.2. CRIMES AND OFFENSES GENERALLYCHAPTER 4. CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON ARTICLE 9. ABORTION § [...]

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No Abortion Ban: Statement by DJ

“Punishing, Invasive and Painful” Statement of D.J. Feldman on Harmful Impact of Abortion Coverage Restrictions No Abortion Ban Campaign Launch, Washington, DC, 11.16.09 Listen to D.J.'s statement >, Good morning. My name is D.J. Feldman. [...]

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No Abortion Ban: Nancy Northup Statement

Health Care Reform Cannot Roll Back the Clock on Women’s Healthcare Needs Statement of Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights No Abortion Ban Campaign Launch, Washington, DC, 11.16.09   Welcome. As the Senate begins [...]

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No Abortion Ban: Learn More

Since 1976, the Hyde Amendment has been used to ban the federal government from spending money on abortion. Now, with the House of Representatives' passage of the Senate healthcare bill and President Obama's Executive Order [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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