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Los Angeles Times: Philippines president signs law easing access to contraceptives

Los Angeles Times: Philippines president signs law easing access to contraceptives By Kenneth R. Weiss and Sol Vanzi "Philippines President Benigno Aquino III has signed legislation that will provide modern contraceptives to the nation’s poorest [...]

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Associated Press: Court strikes down Costa Rica in-vitro ban

Associated Press: Court strikes down Costa Rica in-vitro ban By Cesar Barrantes and Michael Weissenstein "A Costa Rican ban on in-vitro fertilization has been struck down by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in a [...]

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Huge Victory for Filipino Women

Huge Victory for Filipino Women A landmark reproductive health bill that has been in the making for more than a decade was passed just days ago in both the Philippines House of Representatives and the [...]

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Philippines Passes Reproductive Health Bill that Guarantees Access to Modern Contraceptives

Philippines Passes Reproductive Health Bill that Guarantees Access to Modern Contraceptives A reproductive health bill that has been in the making for more than a decade was passed in both the Philippines House of Representatives [...]

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All-Out Assault

All-Out Assault Today, with the recent passage of House Bill 5711, Michigan joins the ranks of a number of other states waging war on reproductive health. The bill, which is on its way to Governor [...]

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Gov. Ricky Perry’s Abortion Obsession

Gov. Ricky Perry’s Abortion Obsession Texas has some of the most abysmal reproductive health indicators in the U.S. It ranks #4 in highest teenage pregnancy rates, yet Texas still chose to slash the budget for [...]

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Anti-choice License Plate Suspended

Anti-choice License Plate Suspended A federal court halted North Carolina's offering of an anti-choice license plate to state drivers, according to a story in the Fayetteville Observer: "This court concludes ... that the state's offering [...]

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Wall Street Journal: Abortion Clinic Presses to Stay Open

Wall Street Journal: Abortion Clinic Presses to Stay Open By Cameron McWhirter "Mississippi's only abortion clinic says it won't be able to meet a requirement of a new state law that tightens regulations for abortion [...]

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Defending the Defenders

Defending the Defenders Human rights defenders stand up and speak out to defend the rights of everyone. Unfortunately, human rights defenders can be targeted by those who perceive defenders' activities to threaten their interests. Because [...]

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People in need of protection

People in need of protection That is where the passion and commitment of human rights defenders lies. They safeguard people of certain races or ethnicities, women, sexual minorities—all of whom have faced violations of their [...]

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In Pursuit of Justice

In Pursuit of Justice Imagine you go to the hospital or a doctor's office and receive the treatment that you need to stay healthy. On your way out the door, you are given a bill. [...]

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation: Center files case on unlawful detention

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation: Center files case on unlawful detention "The Center for Reproductive Rights has Friday filed a case before the High Court of Kenya on behalf of two women who were illegally detained in [...]

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Associated Press: Oklahoma Abortion Laws Unconstitutional, State Supreme Court Rules

Associated Press: Okla. Abortion Laws Unconstitutional, State Supreme Court Rules By Tim Talley "Oklahoma laws requiring women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound image placed in front of them while they hear a description of [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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