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Center Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Abortion Access in Arizona by Blocking a Civil War-Era Abortion Ban card link

Center Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Abortion Access in Arizona by Blocking a Civil War-Era Abortion Ban

Court asked to clarify state’s conflicting abortion laws that have forced providers to cease abortion services.

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Lawsuit Filed to Restore Abortion Access in Arizona

10.4.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, an Arizona physician and the Arizona Medical Association filed a lawsuit in state court, asking the court to allow abortion care to resume through 15 weeks of pregnancy. The lawsuit [...]

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100 Days Since Roe v. Wade Was Overturned: The 11 Biggest Consequences

Several outlets reported on the state of abortion access in the U.S. 100 days since Roe v. Wade was overturned. Forbes analyzed the impact of the Supreme Court's ruling revoking the constitutional right to abortion, [...]

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100 Days Since Roe Fell

A Center infographic offers a quick snapshot of abortion in the U.S. 100 days after the Supreme Court revoked the constitutional right to abortion.

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Center’s New Factsheet Explains Recent Changes to the Abortion Law in India

Amendment to India’s 1971 law a step forward, but gaps remain.

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Webinar: Legal and Practical Barriers to Self-Managed Abortion card link

Webinar: Legal and Practical Barriers to Self-Managed Abortion

Register today and hear from experts across the globe.

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Washington Post Op-ed Counters Claims that U.S. Abortion Restrictions Are Aligned with European Laws

Leah Hoctor, the Center's senior regional director for Europe, calls claims by Senator Lindsey Graham and others "simply untrue."

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Opinion: U.S. abortion restrictions absolutely do not align with European law

The Center's Leah Hoctor, senior regional director for Europe and an expert on international and comparative European law on abortion, wrote this Washington Post opinion piece to counter claims made by U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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African Committee Recommends Tanzania Reform Policies That Barred Pregnant Girls from School card link

African Committee Recommends Tanzania Reform Policies That Barred Pregnant Girls from School

Ruling by ACERWC in case brought by the Center and its partner marks a victory for adolescent girls in Tanzania and beyond.

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Center’s Enid Muthoni Ndiga Joins Global Leaders at the Clinton Global Initiative Event

September 19 session with global leaders will address reproductive and maternal health.

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ACERWC Recommends Tanzania Reform Education Policy That Violates Rights of Pregnant and Married Adolescent Girls

DAR-ES-SALAAM, Sept 18, 2022: Today, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC, also “the Committee”), found that the United Republic of Tanzania violated multiple human rights and gender [...]

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Michigan 1800s-Era Abortion Ban Struck Down  

A “friend of the court” brief filed by the Center challenged Michigan's abortion ban enacted before women and Black, Indigenous and other people of color had the right to vote.

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While Anti-Abortion Lawmakers Rush to Enforce State Bans, U.S. Senator Proposes Nationwide Abortion Ban

The ban “exposes the pretext that reversing Roe v. Wade was about letting each state decide its own laws.” --Nancy Northup

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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