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Women’s Health Protection Act

Equal access to abortion care is essential for social and economic equality, reproductive autonomy, and the right to determine our own lives. But, in many places, accessing abortion care is extremely difficult, and for many people [...]

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Bills Would Improve Access to Reproductive Health Care for U.S. Servicemembers and Veterans

Two bills were recently introduced in the U.S. Congress that would improve access to contraception for servicemembers and their dependents and in vitro fertilization (IVF) services for veterans. The Center for Reproductive Rights—as part of [...]

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Coalition Letter Supporting the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2021

The Center joined 32 organizations in submitting a sign-on letter on April 20, 2021, to lead sponsors Senator Shaheen and Congresswomen Speier, Escobar, and Strickland in support of the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and [...]

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The First 100 Days of the Biden-Harris Administration: Reproductive Rights, Health and Justice

In its first 100 days, the Biden-Harris administration has taken crucial steps to undo many Trump-Pence administration’s policies that undermined reproductive rights and access to health care in the U.S. and around the world.

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Black Maternal Health Week is April 11-17

As the U.S. faces a maternal health crisis, with Black women three times more likely to die than white women from pregnancy complications, the Center for Reproductive Rights has partnered to sponsor Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17—a seven-day series aimed at raising awareness, inspiring activism, and strengthening organizing for Black maternal health.

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EACH Act Would Remove Major Economic Barriers to Abortion Access in the U.S.

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate introduced the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Act, a federal bill to ensure that every person who receives health care or insurance [...]

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Statements for the Record – Improving Healthcare for America’s Women Veterans

Hearing: "Beyond Deborah Sampson: Improving Healthcare for America's Women Veterans in the 117th Congress." U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health March 18, 2021

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White House’s New Gender Policy Council to Advance Equality and Equity in Domestic and Foreign Policy

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration released two Executive Orders making clear its intention to advance gender equality and equity as a matter of human rights, justice and fairness in the United States and around the world. [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Maternal Health & Rights Initiative

The Maternal Health & Rights Initiative promotes the human rights of pregnant, birthing, and postpartum people in the United States. Harnessing the power of law, policy, and strategic advocacy, the Initiative seeks to improve access [...]

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Restoring Science to Federal Agencies – HHS

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Center Spotlight: Jennifer Jacoby Talks U.S. Maternal Health

Jennifer Jacoby is well-versed in racial bias in the U.S. maternal health care system and the unconscionably poor health outcomes that result from that bias. Guiding her each day, she says, are some stark and [...]

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Submission to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Briefing on Maternal Health Disparities

The Center's written testimony to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, submitted Nov. 13, 2020, discusses the real-life impacts of racial bias and discrimination in U.S. maternal health care; describes the U.S. government’s obligations to [...]

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Access to IVF for Servicemembers and Veterans

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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