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New Polling Shows Most Americans Don’t Want Roe Overturned

New polling shows the impact of the leaked draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization on public opinion and trust in the Court.

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Which U.S. states are poised to ban abortion?

If the U.S. Supreme Court takes away the constitutional right to abortion, here are the states poised to ban it.

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Bill to Protect Abortion Rights Falls Short of Passage in Second Senate Vote

PRESS STATEMENT  05.11.22  Statement from Nancy Northup, president & CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  “This is an unprecedented moment. We are likely on the precipice of losing Roe v. Wade, and with it [...]

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U.S. Senate Fails to Pass Abortion Rights Legislation 

The U.S. Senate once again failed to enshrine the right to abortion into federal law, falling short of the votes needed to advance the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) toward passage.

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In Wake of Leaked Draft Opinion in Supreme Court Case, U.S. Senate to Take Second Vote on Bill to Protect Abortion Rights

The Women’s Health Protection Act would protect the right to access abortion in every state—even if the Supreme Court weakens or overturns Roe.

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New Center Report Shows How State Constitutions Can Protect Abortion Rights  card link

New Center Report Shows How State Constitutions Can Protect Abortion Rights 

As the Supreme Court considers whether to overturn decades of precedent holding that the U.S. Constitution protects abortion, state constitutions and courts matter more than ever.

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The Center to Co-Host Side Event to the UN Commission on Population and Development Session

Register to attend the Center's virtual side event to the UN's Session on Population and Development.

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Raising Awareness: Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17

The week aims to raise awareness around racial inequities in U.S. maternal health outcomes.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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In Nepal, the Center and Partners Celebrate International Women’s Day with “F for Feminism” Event card link

In Nepal, the Center and Partners Celebrate International Women’s Day with “F for Feminism” Event

Fact sheet on medical abortion in Asian countries also launched at the March event.

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Statement on the Release of the U.S. State Department’s 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices  

04.12.2022 (STATEMENT) On April 12, the Biden-Harris administration released the 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (Human Rights Reports), restoring reporting on the status of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in nearly [...]

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Historic Senate Vote Confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

PRESS STATEMENT 04.07.22 Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: The Center for Reproductive Rights congratulates Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson on her confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court and [...]

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The Philippines Decriminalizes Consensual Adolescent Sexual Activity

For the first time, adolescents in the country are recognized as rights holders who have sexual autonomy.

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Virtual Event: Feminist Foreign Policy Summit

Register today for this April 13 event exploring new approaches to advance global justice, equality, and sustainable peace.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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