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Trump Policies Put Women’s Futures at Risk

Trump Policies Put Women’s Futures at Risk On the evening of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on MSNBC’s For The Record with Greta to [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Adolescent SRHR, Censorship, Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Global Gag Rule, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Reporting on Rights,Center in the Spotlight

Pakistan Addresses High Rate of Fistula

Pakistan Addresses High Rate of Fistula The high court in Pakistan’s Sindh region is facing the country’s first case to seek recognition of the widespread incidence of obstetric fistula as a violation of women’s fundamental [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Asia, Pakistan,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Center in the Spotlight

Progress on Reproductive Health in the Philippines

Progress on Reproductive Health in the Philippines One year after the publication of a groundbreaking United Nations report that held the Philippine government accountable for grave and systematic reproductive rights violations, there are signs of [...]

Abortion, Contraception,Asia, Philippines,At the United Nations,Center in the Spotlight

Texas Policy Harms Undocumented Women

Texas Policy Harms Undocumented Women Undocumented women in Texas often do not seek needed health care for fear of being stopped at checkpoints, while others are refused care due to their undocumented status. But in [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Center in the Spotlight

Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants

Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants The following was published in the Austin American Statesman on Tuesday, May 26: My name is Vero Higareda. I am 21 years old. I am an immigrant Latina. [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), Reporting on Rights,Center in the Spotlight

PassBlue: Will Women’s Reproductive Rights Be Dropped in the Post-2015 Agenda?

PassBlue: Will Women’s Reproductive Rights Be Dropped in the Post-2015 Agenda? Rebecca Brown The United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda is the next phase of the Millennium Development Goals, which provided a 15-year road map to [...]

Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health,Accountability Bodies, United Nations,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Center in the Spotlight

The Economist: Fertile grounds for hope

The Economist: Fertile grounds for hope Evelyne Opondo * SIR - Although it is true that modern contraception could play an important role in lowering birth rates in sub-Saharan Africa, governments must ensure that women [...]

Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Africa, Tanzania,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Center in the Spotlight

MTV Act: Wait, So What’s Going On With Birth Control + The Affordable Care Act?

MTV Act: Wait, So What’s Going On With Birth Control + The Affordable Care Act? Danica Davidson Birth control isn’t just about sex — access to it also helps women’s health overall and drastically improves [...]

Contraception,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Center in the Spotlight

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Fox Latino: The Choice Between Birth Control or Food on the Table: Could You Decide?

Fox Latino: The Choice Between Birth Control or Food on the Table: Could You Decide? By Jessica González-Rojas, Nancy Northup The rural community in the Texas Rio Grande Valley where Daniela lives has few options [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Public Funding,United States,Reporting on Rights,Center in the Spotlight

Jansing & Co.: Albuquerque votes on late-term abortion ban

Jansing & Co.: Albuquerque votes on late-term abortion ban The Center For Reproductive Rights’ Nancy Northup discusses the implications of Albuquerque’s vote on late-term abortions.    

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Public Funding,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Center in the Spotlight

Guardian: Philippines needs resolute political support on reproductive health

A First Step Forward in the Philippines By Melissa Upreti, Regional director for Asia, Center for Reproductive Rights Women in the Philippines have lacked autonomy over their bodies for decades. The overwhelming political power of [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,Asia, Philippines,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Center in the Spotlight

The Day that Will Live in Infamy

The Day that Will Live in Infamy by Aram Schvey, Policy Counsel for Foreign Policy and Human Rights at the Center for Reproductive Rights August 1, 2012: A date that will live in infamy. Or [...]

Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Center in the Spotlight

CR Hoy: El derecho a la vida no es un súperderecho que pueda anular la FIV

CR Hoy: El derecho a la vida no es un súperderecho que pueda anular la FIV Esta mañana se discutieron los alcances de la sentencia de la Corte Interamericana que obligó a Costa Rica a [...]

Abortion, Censorship, Contraception,Latin America & Caribbean,Center in the Spotlight

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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