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More Than 100 Organizations Urge Policy Makers to Combat Abortion Stigma

The Center for Reproductive Rights, We Testify, and other partner organizations issued an open letter calling on U.S. public officials and policy makers to help combat the stigma around abortion.

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Legislators, Advocates and Experts Collaborate at Center’s State Leadership Summit

Proactive strategies to advance reproductive health, rights and justice highlighted the discussions at the Center's State Leadership Summit.

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European Parliament Votes to Condemn Texas Abortion Ban

Denouncing the Texas law as “a strong attack on women’s freedom,” the European Parliament passes an “urgency resolution” and calls on the U.S. to protect abortion access.

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Center Hosts Session at Asia Conference on the Need to Decriminalize Abortion in the Region

The video replay is now available for “Regional Advocacy for Decriminalization of Abortion in Asia and Role of Pro-Bono Partners,” a session hosted by the Center for Reproductive Rights.

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Abortion in India: Report Reveals Widespread Legal Barriers and Recommends Ways to Improve Access

Report by the Center and partners launched at a virtual event for advocates and stakeholders in India.

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Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA)

The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) is federal legislation that would protect the right to access abortion care throughout the United States by creating a safeguard against bans and medically unnecessary restrictions.

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In Historic Vote, U.S House Passes Women’s Health Protection Act

In an historic step forward for abortion rights and access, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) in the first ever congressional vote on proactive, standalone legislation to protect abortion rights. The bill, passed by a 218-211 vote, safeguards abortion access [...]

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Virtual Panel to Discuss Reproductive Rights of Romani Women and Girls

“Reproductive Rights of Romani Women and Girls,” a virtual panel discussion featuring leading Romani women activists, will be held on Tuesday, September 28, with registration open to the public. The event is part of 2021 [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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U.S. House to Take Historic Vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act

he U.S. House of Representatives will soon hold its first-ever vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA). When enacted, WHPA will safeguard abortion access from state-level bans and restrictions. This vote will mark the first time the House has voted on proactive abortion legislation in nearly three decades. 

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on U.S. Department of Justice Lawsuit Against Texas on Six-Week Abortion Ban

09.09.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights regarding the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against the state of Texas on S.B. 8: “It’s a gamechanger [...]

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Mexico Supreme Court Votes to Decriminalize Abortion

Hailed by the Mexican Supreme Court president Arturo Zaldívar as "a watershed in the history of the rights of all women, especially the most vulnerable,” the Court issued a ruling advancing abortion decriminalization ithroughout the country.

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Ecuador must accelerate the implementation of the Inter-American Court of Human Right’s Court ruling in Paola Guzmán Albarracín case

08.13.2021 -- Today marks the first official day of the Fight Against Sexual Violence in the Classrooms in Ecuador, a symbolic day to raise awareness of the importance of preventing sexual violence and ensure sexual and reproductive education for [...]

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Ecuador debe acelerar la implementación del fallo de la Corte IDH en el caso Paola Guzmán Albarracín

Agosto 13 de 2021 - Hoy se conmemora por primera vez el Día oficial de lucha contra la violencia sexual en las aulas siguiendo una de las medidas ordenadas a Ecuador en la sentencia del caso Paola Guzmán Albarracín [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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