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Justice for Evelyn

  Justice for Evelyn El Salvador frees woman wrongly accused under repressive abortion laws         UPDATE: El Salvador’s attorney general has announced that he is appealing Evelyn’s acquittal. This is the state’s [...]

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Northern Ireland Takes Critical Step Toward Decriminalization of Abortion

Northern Ireland Takes Critical Step Toward Decriminalization of Abortion In contrast to the recent proliferation of abortion bans and restrictions throughout the United States, the overall global trend is toward the liberalization of abortion laws [...]

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Speak Out Now Against Health Care Discrimination

Today, the Trump administration continued chipping away at civil rights protections by proposing a rule that endorses discrimination in health care settings—putting patients’ lives and health at risk. This rule, published by the Department of [...]

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Mapping Abortion Rights Worldwide

The Center for Reproductive Rights unveils our fully updated, interactive World's Abortion Laws Map Tonight, the fully revised and updated World's Abortion Laws Map—the definitive record of the legal status of abortion in countries around [...]

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Catalyzing Global Change for Women and Girls

Creating progress that can drive true gender equality for women and girls worldwide will be center stage at this week’s global international conference on the health and wellbeing of women and girls: Women Deliver officially [...]

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Demanding Accountability

Demanding Accountability Latin America is the only region in the world in which the pregnancy rate for girls under 15 years of age is rising. Most of these pregnancies are the result of rape, frequently [...]

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Strong Voices for Our Rights

Sponsors and supporters of the Women’s Health Protection Act explain why WHPA now At the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act on May 23, a powerful lineup of government representatives and leaders in the [...]

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Members of House and Senate Make Bold Move to Protect Abortion Access

Congress Makes Bold Move to Protect Abortion Access Led by lead sponsors Rep Judy Chu (D-CA) and Sen Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), the Women's Health Protection Act is re-introduced, to protect equal abortion access, for everyone [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Kansas Supreme Court Says State Constitution Protects Abortion

Kansas Supreme Court Says State Constitution Protects Abortion The Kansas Supreme Court has issued a landmark ruling, affirming that the state’s constitution protects Kansas women’s right to safe and legal abortion. The Kansas Supreme Court [...]

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Standing up Against Abortion Opposition in Nairobi

The Center for Reproductive Rights and ally organizations take a petition to the government demanding anti-abortion billboards come down UPDATE: SUCCESS! The billboards came down in May. The Nairobi County Government responded to our request, [...]

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Stop the Trump Administration from Erasing Women

New bill demands Department of State stop neglecting vital data on reproductive health care from its annual report on global human rights The Trump administration has made no secret of its commitment to erasing women [...]

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Peru Apologizes to K.L.

18 years after K.L. was denied an abortion and forced to carry a nonviable pregnancy to term, Peru offers her an official apology. K.L. was 17 years old and 14 weeks pregnant when she found [...]

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Reproductive Rights Developments in Europe

    Reproductive Rights Developments in Europe Round-Up of Abortion Law Reform in 2018 and a Preview of Prospective Developments in 2019           This Bulletin provides an overview of key legal [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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