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Ireland’s Abortion Law: Lives At Risk

Ireland’s Abortion Law: Lives At Risk Last month, Savita Halapannavar arrived at Galway Hospital 17 weeks into her pregnancy and suffering from severe back pains. Doctors informed her that she was having a miscarriage, and then, over [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Europe, Ireland,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

European Court of Human Rights Issues Judgment in Z v. Poland

European Court of Human Rights Issues Judgment in Z v. Poland This week the European Court of Human Rights issued a disappointing judgment in Z v. Poland, a case brought by a mother, known as [...]

Abortion, Other Barriers, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Mississippi’s Lone Abortion Clinic Fights to Stay Open

Mississippi’s Lone Abortion Clinic Fights to Stay Open When he signed it into law in April this year, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant lauded House Bill No. 1390 as the "first step" to making Mississippi the [...]

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Virginia Governor McDonnell’s Anti-Woman Crusade

Virginia Governor McDonnell’s Anti-Woman Crusade Update: The Virginia Board of Health caved under intense political pressure from the state’s governor and attorney general this afternoon. The panel voted to require existing reproductive health care providers [...]

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Canadian Doctors: “Life Begins at Birth”

Canadian Doctors: “Life Begins at Birth” Earlier this year, one member of Canada's Parliament tried to start a fire. The fuel for that blaze was women's reproductive rights, and more specifically the section of Canada's [...]

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The End of Abortion?

The End of Abortion? A new law threatens to shut down Mississippi's only abortion clinic. CRR fights back with lawsuit. On July 1st, Mississippi becomes the first state in the country with no abortion clinic. [...]

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One Million Voices for Honduran Women

Can you imagine living in a country where women are thrown in jail for using emergency contraception—even if they were raped? This heinous law is currently pending before the Honduran Congress with a vote scheduled [...]

Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

2011: A Look Back

Every year, anti-choice state legislators propose hundreds of measures intended to erode women’s rights to abortion and reproductive health care. Some of these aim to restrict access by imposing mandatory waiting periods, ideologically biased counseling [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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