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Amicus Briefs Filed in Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court

Hundreds of organizations and individuals urge Supreme Court to strike down Louisiana abortion restriction A collection of nearly 200 organizations and more than 700 individuals representing leading voices in medicine, law, and public policy, along [...]

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Fight for Abortion Rights Returns to Supreme Court

Justices have agreed to hear a Center case out of Louisiana that could determine the future of abortion rights. Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear June Medical v. Gee, a case brought by [...]

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Victory for Women in Northern Ireland

Victory for Women in Northern Ireland Court rules restrictive abortion law violates women’s rights Today, in a victory for women’s reproductive rights in Northern Ireland, the High Court of Northern Ireland ruled that the jurisdiction’s [...]

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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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Rogue Oklahoma Court Upholds Ban on Standard Abortion Method

Oklahoma facing abortion access crisis as it becomes first state to uphold law that would ban standard abortion method Today, an Oklahoma state court became the first in the nation to uphold a law making [...]

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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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Expulsion of Pregnant and Married Girls from School Must Stop

The Center has filed a complaint to bring this discriminatory and reprehensible practice to a halt On June 17, with our Tanzanian partner the Legal and Human Rights Centre, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed [...]

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The Center wins a major victory for abortion rights in Africa

In a groundbreaking decision, the High Court of Kenya ruled that the Ministry of Health’s 2014 withdrawal of the “Standards and Guidelines for Reducing Morbidity and Mortality from Unsafe Abortion in Kenya” (Standards and Guidelines), and [...]

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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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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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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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Center Files Emergency Motion with the U.S. Supreme Court to Block Louisiana Law

Update: The United States Supreme Court issued a temporary administrative stay on February 1, preventing the admitting privileges law from going into effect today, February 4. The Court now has until Thursday, February 7 to respond [...]

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The forgotten, rejected and neglected women of Pakistan: Kiran’s story.

Government of Sindh must take action to protect the thousands of women afflicted with obstetric fistula UPDATE, January 2019: In response to the petition, the Health Department of Sindh has committed to establishing four fistula [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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