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What would happen in your state if Roe fell?

“What if Roe Fell” Map Shows Abortion Rights at Risk The new Center for Reproductive Rights “What if Roe Fell” digital map shows that if the Supreme Court were to limit or overturn Roe v. [...]

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Recommendations for EU Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025

Recommendations by the Center for Reproductive Rights to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, 12/03/19.

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Amicus Briefs Filed in Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court

Hundreds of organizations and individuals urge Supreme Court to strike down Louisiana abortion restriction A collection of nearly 200 organizations and more than 700 individuals representing leading voices in medicine, law, and public policy, along [...]

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Joint NGO letter on Slovakia

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Fight for Abortion Rights Returns to Supreme Court

Justices have agreed to hear a Center case out of Louisiana that could determine the future of abortion rights. Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear June Medical v. Gee, a case brought by [...]

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Victory for Women in Northern Ireland

Victory for Women in Northern Ireland Court rules restrictive abortion law violates women’s rights Today, in a victory for women’s reproductive rights in Northern Ireland, the High Court of Northern Ireland ruled that the jurisdiction’s [...]

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Justice for Evelyn

  Justice for Evelyn El Salvador frees woman wrongly accused under repressive abortion laws         UPDATE: El Salvador’s attorney general has announced that he is appealing Evelyn’s acquittal. This is the state’s [...]

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Rogue Oklahoma Court Upholds Ban on Standard Abortion Method

Oklahoma facing abortion access crisis as it becomes first state to uphold law that would ban standard abortion method Today, an Oklahoma state court became the first in the nation to uphold a law making [...]

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Northern Ireland Takes Critical Step Toward Decriminalization of Abortion

Northern Ireland Takes Critical Step Toward Decriminalization of Abortion In contrast to the recent proliferation of abortion bans and restrictions throughout the United States, the overall global trend is toward the liberalization of abortion laws [...]

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Stop Extreme Abortion Bans

Georgia is the latest state to target Roe v. Wade by banning abortion. We’re suing to stop them. Today, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Georgia, Planned Parenthood, and the Center for Reproductive [...]


Expulsion of Pregnant and Married Girls from School Must Stop

The Center has filed a complaint to bring this discriminatory and reprehensible practice to a halt On June 17, with our Tanzanian partner the Legal and Human Rights Centre, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed [...]

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Speak Out Now Against Health Care Discrimination

Today, the Trump administration continued chipping away at civil rights protections by proposing a rule that endorses discrimination in health care settings—putting patients’ lives and health at risk. This rule, published by the Department of [...]

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The Center wins a major victory for abortion rights in Africa

In a groundbreaking decision, the High Court of Kenya ruled that the Ministry of Health’s 2014 withdrawal of the “Standards and Guidelines for Reducing Morbidity and Mortality from Unsafe Abortion in Kenya” (Standards and Guidelines), and [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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