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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 [...]

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New York Times: Abortion Providers in Texas Sue Over a Restrictive Rule That Could Close Clinics

New York Times: Abortion Providers in Texas Sue Over a Restrictive Rule That Could Close Clinics Erik Eckholm Health clinics offering abortions in Texas filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday to block a new state [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Think Progress: As Their Reproductive Rights Are Under Attack, Here’s How Texas Women Are Fighting Back

Think Progress: As Their Reproductive Rights Are Under Attack, Here’s How Texas Women Are Fighting Back Tara Culp-Ressler Earlier this month, when several Texas abortion clinics announced that they will be forced to close under [...]

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LA Times: Pact reached to keep North Dakota’s only abortion clinic open

LA Times: Pact reached to keep North Dakota's only abortion clinic open Michael Muskal North Dakota and its only abortion clinic have resolved part of their dispute over the state’s new abortion law, meaning the [...]

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Daily Beast: Why Does Spain Love Gay Marriage But Hate Abortion?

Daily Beast: Why Does Spain Love Gay Marriage But Hate Abortion? Emily Shire Spain’s about to become the most repressive country in the EU when it comes to abortion rights—even as it has embraced gay [...]

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Reuters: IWD 2014: No equality without reproductive autonomy

Reuters: IWD 2014: No equality without reproductive autonomy Nancy Northup Earlier this year, France’s National Assembly moved to amend its country’s laws to reaffirm women’s absolute right to end a pregnancy through the first 12 [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Associated Press: Arizona sued over rules limiting abortion drug use

Associated Press: Arizona sued over rules limiting abortion drug use Bob Christie PHOENIX (AP) — Abortion providers said Wednesday that they have sued the state of Arizona to try to block new state rules limiting [...]

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Jurist: Examining the Constitutionality of Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones

Jurist: Examining the Constitutionality of Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones Stephanie Toti The US Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in McCullen v. Coakley, involving a Massachusetts statute that creates 35 foot buffer zones around abortion [...]

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Think Progress: NPR Host Speaks Out About Her Illegal Abortion: ‘I Am Saying To All Women, Stand Up For Your Rights’

Think Progress: NPR Host Speaks Out About Her Illegal Abortion: ‘I Am Saying To All Women, Stand Up For Your Rights’ Tara Culp-Ressler Dee Dee Bridgewater, an award-winning jazz singer who hosts a syndicated NPR [...]

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A Call to Pass the #ActforWomen

A Call to Pass the #ActforWomen Nancy Kaufman, the CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women, makes an impassioned call on Congress to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act in an op-ed that appeared [...]

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New York Times: Spain’s regressive abortion bill

New York Times: Spain’s regressive abortion bill Johanna Westeson Regarding “Spain’s alarming abortion debate” (Editorial, Jan. 18): When a country severely restricts women’s access to abortion, as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is proposing in Spain, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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