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Looking Forward

Watch a discussion hosted by the Center and Cosmopolitan magazine on the future of reproductive rights. Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Joanna Coles—whose tenure at the magazine has been marked by a commitment to advancing women’s health issues—moderated [...]

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Game Changer

What does our historic win at the Supreme Court mean for abortion access? Stephanie Toti, lead attorney in the case, breaks it down. To keep calm on the evening before the U.S. Supreme Court was [...]

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A Duty to Protect

The Zika outbreak threatens dire consequences in countries that have failed to prioritize women’s health and human rights. Katia lives in El Salvador, one of several Latin American countries where the government has advised women [...]

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Tools of Transformation

A Center-sponsored toolkit equips reproductive health advocates in the South with resources to confront the growing maternal health crisis for Black women. Across the United States, Black women die or suffer serious illness during and [...]

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A Punishing Year

Abandoning any pretense of protecting women, a new wave of abortion restrictions focus on shaming and criminalizing women and doctors. (Updated 8.4.16) More than a dozen abortion restrictions have been introduced so far this legislative [...]

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Not Okay in Oklahoma

The Center continues to challenge the state’s senseless assault on women’s reproductive health. When Laura, a college student in Oklahoma, found out she was pregnant, she knew immediately what she needed to do. “No question,” [...]

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Washington Acts for Women

Washington Acts for Women Advocates team up to garner remarkable Capitol Hill support for a federal bill protecting women’s access to abortion care. “There are women languishing around the country who cannot speak for themselves. [...]

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Teresa Is Free

Teresa Is Free The Center generated international pressure to release another member of El Salvador’s wrongly imprisoned “Las 17.” Last week, 30-year-old Teresa held a photograph of her young son as she took the stand. [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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A Landmark Day

A Landmark Day As the Center argued a major case at the U.S. Supreme Court for the future of abortion access, supporters united outside for a powerful rally. The crowd was already loud and dense [...]

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Trapped

Trapped A new documentary offers an inside view of the fierce battle to protect abortion access in the American South. “I’m hoping that what we’re seeing right now is the darkest night which will bring [...]

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Over the Counter

Over the Counter It’s time to put birth control pills where they belong: on the shelf next to condoms, spermicide, and emergency contraception. Savannah remembers feeling “extremely uneasy” on the first day of her first [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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