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Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Obstetric Emergency Is Denied Freedom

Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Obstetric Emergency Is Denied Freedom (PRESS RELEASE) The San Salvador Second Tribunal of Sentence (Tribunal Segundo de Sentencia de San Salvador) has denied freedom to Teodora del Carmen Vásquez (37 years [...]

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Salvadoran Court Hearing in Case of Teodora, Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned Postponed

Salvadoran Court Hearing in Case of Teodora, Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned Postponed (PRESS RELEASE) Teodora del Carmen Vásquez was scheduled for a sentence revision hearing today after being wrongfully convicted of having an abortion and sentenced [...]

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Texas Court Strikes Down Ban on Safest, Most Common Method of Abortion After Approximately 15 Weeks

Texas Court Strikes Down Ban on Safest, Most Common Method of Abortion (Press Release) Today, a federal district court judge struck down a Texas measure banning the safest and most common method of ending a [...]

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Federal Court Rejects Bid to Halt Center for Reproductive Rights Lawsuit Against Louisiana Abortion Restrictions

Federal Court Rejects Bid to Halt Center for Reproductive Rights Lawsuit Against Louisiana Abortion Restrictions (PRESS RELEASE) – A Louisiana federal court today rejected in large part the state’s efforts to shut down litigation brought [...]

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Trial Concludes in Challenge to Texas Abortion Method Ban

Trial Concludes in Challenge to Texas Abortion Method Ban (PRESS RELEASE) A trial concluded yesterday in a lawsuit brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Planned Parenthood, on behalf of lead plaintiff Whole Woman’s [...]

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Sexual Violence In Latin America And The Caribbean Takes Center Stage At The Inter-American Commission On Human Rights

Sexual Violence In Latin America And The Caribbean Takes Center Stage At The Inter-American Commission On Human Rights (PRESS RELEASE) Human rights advocates for reproductive health, child and adolescents and human rights advocates testified this [...]

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Calls for Better Access to Reproductive Health Services

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Calls for Better Access to Reproductive Health Services (PRESS RELEASE) The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)—the principal human rights body for the Americas—released a statement that underscores how laws [...]

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Nurse Acquitted in a Pregnancy Complications Case

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Court of Appeal of Kenya acquitted Jackson Tali, a registered nurse who was arrested and sentenced to death on murder charges. Mr. Tali, who has been in custody at the G.K [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Center for Reproductive Rights Joins Black Mamas Matter Alliance and Reproductive Justice Groups in Fight for Maternal Health Care at the Fifth Circuit

Center for Reproductive Rights Joins Black Mamas Matter Alliance and Reproductive Justice Groups (MEDIA ADVISORY) - The Center for Reproductive Rights today filed an amicus brief in a federal appeals court on behalf of the Black [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Trump Administration’s Contraceptive Coverage Rules

Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Trump Administration’s Contraceptive Coverage Rules Lawsuit challenges Administration’s Latest Action Against Women’s Health (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a complaint today in federal court in [...]

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State District Court Permanently Blocks Oklahoma Restrictions on Medication Abortion Due to Legal Challenge from Center for Reproductive Rights

State District Court Permanently Blocks Oklahoma Restrictions on Medication Abortion Due to Legal Challenge from Center Center has challenged eight measures restricting access to reproductive health since 2011 A state district court today permanently blocked  [...]

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Federal District Court Temporarily Blocks Texas Measure Banning One of the Safest, Most Common Methods of Second Trimester Abortion

Federal District Court Temporarily Blocks Texas Measure (PRESS RELEASE) A federal district court judge today issued a temporary restraining order blocking a 2017 Texas measure banning the safest and most common method of ending a [...]

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Chile to Pass Historic Bill

Chile to Pass Historic Bill that Decriminalizes Abortion in Certain Circumstances Chile to Pass Historic Bill that Decriminalizes Abortion in Certain Circumstances (PRESS RELEASE) Today Chile’s Constitutional Tribunal voted 6 to 4 to pass an abortion [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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