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Progress on Abortion Rights in the Philippines

For the first time, the Philippine Human Rights Commission recommends that abortion be decriminalized.

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Federal Bill Ensuring Medicaid Coverage for Abortion Introduced in U.S. House

01.26.23 (PRESS STATEMENT) – Today, the EACH Act was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representatives Barbara Lee, Diana DeGette, Jan Schakowsky, and Ayanna Pressley. This bill would guarantee that people using Medicaid [...]

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EACH Act Would Remove Bans on Abortion Coverage for Federal Health Programs

Introduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Act aims to reduce economic barriers to abortion access.

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UN Adopts Resolutions to Protect Gender and Reproductive Rights

Center works with partners to provide technical support to governments in UN negotiations to protect the rights of women and girls.

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U.S. House Holds Vote to Protect Abortion Nationwide 

01.09.2023 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Tonight, House Democrats attempted to bring the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) for a vote as their first official action of the 118th Congress. However, they did not receive enough votes [...]

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FDA Action Will Expand Access to Medication Abortion

FDA permanently removes in-person dispensing requirement for mifepristone and allows retail and online pharmacies to directly provide medication to patients.

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FDA Takes Steps to Expand Access to Medication Abortion

01.03.2023 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that mifepristone—one of two medications used in medication abortion—may now be dispensed directly to patients at pharmacies and through mail order pharmacies with [...]

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La FDA toma medidas para ampliar el acceso al aborto con medicamentos

La autoridad de regulación de medicamentos en Estados Unidos permitirá de forma permanente el acceso al aborto con píldoras en farmacias y por correo

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Center Releases 2022 State Legislative Wrap-up

Report shows stark contrast in lawmakers’ priorities: U.S. states attacking abortion rights failed to safeguard maternal health and fertility care; states protecting abortion rights acted to improve care.

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UN Treaty Bodies Call for the Philippines to Decriminalize Abortion and Protect Adolescents’ SRHR 

Actions follow years of advocacy by the Center and its national partners.

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State Court Abortion Litigation Tracker Launched by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Brennan Center for Justice

Tool aggregates litigation against abortion bans in state courts since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

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Montana Voters Reject Anti-Abortion Ballot Initiative

11.10.2022 – (PRESS STATEMENT) A Montana ballot initiative (LR-131)–which was strongly opposed by the Montana Medical Association and Montana Hospital Association–has been rejected by Montana voters. Designed to stigmatize abortion, the referendum was deceivingly named [...]

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Kentucky Voters Reject Anti-Abortion Constitutional Amendment

11.09.2022 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Kentucky voters have rejected Amendment 2, a ballot initiative that would have amended the state constitution to clarify that it does not protect the right to abortion. Because of Kentucky’s “trigger [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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