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Rio Family Takes on Brazil Government for Death of Pregnant Daughter

Center for Reproductive Rights and ADVOCACI file Petition with United Nations for Human Rights Violations Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Citizens' Advocacy for Human Rights (ADVOCACI) filed a case in the United Nations [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil,In the Courts,News

U.S.-based Sex-Ed Program Comes Under Fire in International Human Rights Case

Groups Charge Croatia is Endangering Lives of its Young People NEW YORK - Today, a group of advocacy organizations filed the first human rights legal challenge to a faith- based sex-education program with roots in [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education,Europe, Croatia,In the Courts,News

Legal Action Readied Against Ex-Mayor Atienza

Various citizens' groups announced yesterday that they are readying legal action against former Manila Mayor Lito Atienza for damages done to women and poor families by his nine-year ban on contraception in the city's health [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Asia, Philippines,In the Courts,News

Court Closes Curtain on Kansas “Kiss and Tell” Case

Success for Plaintiffs in Four-Year Legal Battle to Protect Teens’ Sexual Privacy New York - Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced that the Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit dismissed the government's appeals [...]

Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR,United States,In the Courts,News

Reproductive Rights Groups Hail Decision Striking Down Michigan’s Third Attempt at a Dangerous and Extreme Ban on Abortion

The American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Reproductive Rights, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America today hailed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit striking down Michigan's third attempt at [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,News

Roberts Court Shows Its Cards: In A Stunning Reversal, Supreme Court Rules Against Women’s Health, In Favor Of Abortion Restriction

Today, in its ruling upholding the Federal Abortion Ban case, the U.S. Supreme Court effectively overturned 30 years of precedent and announced that women's health is no longer a paramount concern. The Center for Reproductive [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,News

Statement on Supreme Court’s Abortion Ruling by Dr. LeRoy H. Carhart, the lead plaintiff in Stenberg v. Carhart (2000) and Gonzales v. Carhart (2007)

April 18, 2007 - I am devastated by today's decision. I have taken this issue to the Supreme Court twice because I care deeply about the health of my patients and all women. When the [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,News

Center for Reproductive Rights Applauds Landmark Abortion Decision by European Court of Human Rights

Court finds Poland in violation of human rights and awards EUR 25,000 in case of woman left nearly blind. March 20, 2007 - The European Court of Human Rights held today, for the first time, [...]

Abortion, Other Barriers,Europe, Poland,In the Courts,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement On 8th Circuit Ruling that Employers Don’t Have to Cover Contraceptives in Health Plans

New York, NY - Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled that the country's largest railroad, Union Pacific, is not discriminating against women by excluding coverage for prescription contraceptives in its [...]

Other Barriers, Contraception,United States,In the Courts,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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