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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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Abortion: Parental Consent & Notification by State

Parental involvement laws require young women to obtain the consent of or notify one or both parents in order to obtain an abortion, forcing those who are unable to comply with the requirements to delay [...]

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The Stupak-Pitts Amendment Goes Far Beyond the Already-Punishing Restrictions in the Hyde Amendment

The Stupak-Pitts amendment, added to the House of Representative's healthcare reform bill in last-minute maneuvers on the House floor, is sometimes described as a mere extension of current restrictions on Medicaid funding for abortion (known [...]

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Senate Should Maintain Fair and Balanced Conscience Clause Provisions on Abortion Services Coverage in Health Reform Bill

There are three main reasons that the conscience clause contained in section 1303 of the Senate healthcare reform bill — and not the conscience clauses in the House of Representatives' version of the bill — [...]

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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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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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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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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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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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Facts on Stupak-Pitts Amendment and the Threat to Women’s Health

 The Stupak/Pitts abortion ban, which passed the House of Representatives as part of the healthcare reform bill, is damaging to women’s healthcare. Our fact sheet covers six key points on the Stupak-Pitts Amendment and the threat to [...]

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Why the Stupak-Pitts Abortion Ban Is An Unprecedented and Damaging Assault on Women’s Health

The House-passed Stupak-Pitts Amendment is a serious assault on women’s health, yet many remain unaware of its radical scope and dangerous implications. The bottom line is simple: Stupak-Pitts would make it nearly impossible for private [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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