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

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."

Abortion,Europe, United States,Reporting on Rights,Story

With its Regression on Abortion Rights, the U.S. is a Global Outlier

The United States is one of only four countries that has rolled back abortion rights since 1994.

Abortion,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States, Global,Reporting on Rights,News

Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns Prosecution of Polish Human Rights Defender Justyna Wydrzyńska 

13.07.2022 (PRESS RELEASE): On Thursday the Praga Południe District Court in Poland’s capital Warsaw will hold its next hearing in the case of human rights defender Justyna Wydrzyńska. Wydrzyńska has been accused of helping a woman [...]

Abortion,Europe, Poland,In the Courts,News

Joint Initiative Addresses SRHR Needs of Women and Girls Fleeing the War in Ukraine

The Center for Reproductive Rights and national partners in key countries are undertaking a joint initiative aimed at addressing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women and girls impacted by the war in Ukraine.  

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Leading Organizations From 28 Countries Call on European Leaders to Act Now to Protect Access to Abortion

28 June 2022 - Following last week’s decision by the United States Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, today leading organizations, working to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights in over [...]

Abortion,Europe,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News
Center and Partners File Third-Party Submissions to European Court of Human Rights in Cases Challenging Poland’s Abortion Restrictions card link

Center and Partners File Third-Party Submissions to European Court of Human Rights in Cases Challenging Poland’s Abortion Restrictions

The Center and international human rights partners intervene in three groups of cases challenging Poland's restrictive abortion law.

Abortion,Europe, Poland, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Story

Statement on the Needs of Women and Girl Refugees in Europe

The Center urges the European and international communities to guarantee the SRHR of all refugees and asylum seekers in Europe.

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European Parliament Calls on U.S. to Protect Abortion Rights

Resolution expresses grave concern about the consequences to women’s rights if the U.S. Supreme Court were to revoke the constitutional right to abortion.

Abortion,Europe, United States, Accountability Bodies, European Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

The European Parliament Expresses Concern About Backsliding on Reproductive Rights in the United States card link

The European Parliament Expresses Concern About Backsliding on Reproductive Rights in the United States

06.09.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) -- In a resolution on global threats to abortion rights adopted today by a large majority, the European Parliament expressed serious concern about the potential eradication of constitutional rights protection for abortion [...]

Abortion,Europe, United States,Reporting on Rights,Press Releases

Civil Society Calls on European and other Global Leaders to Protect the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls Fleeing Ukraine Conflict

Brussels, 17 March 2022 (Press Release) – Today more than 90 organizations called on European authorities and the international community to urgently protect the health of women and girls fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. In a [...]

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Europe,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Uncategorized

Center and Partners Call on Europe and Broader International Community to Address the Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of Women and Girls Impacted by the Conflict in Ukraine

In a Call to Action, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined more than 60 human rights organizations to urge the European Union, Member State governments, the United Nations, other donor governments, and the broader international [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on the Invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation

Following the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation, the Center for Reproductive Rights expresses its deep solidarity with the people of Ukraine at this devastating time. We stand with our civil society partners and [...]

SRHR General,Europe,Reporting on Rights,Press Releases

Regression on Abortion Access Harms Women in Poland

26 January 2022 – One year after the ruling of Poland’s discredited Constitutional Tribunal banning access to abortion in almost all circumstances took effect, its devastating impact on the lives of women and all those [...]

Abortion,Europe, Poland, European Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,Press Releases

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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