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Statement on the Release of the U.S. State Department’s 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices   card link

Statement on the Release of the U.S. State Department’s 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices  

04.12.2022 (STATEMENT) On April 12, the Biden-Harris administration released the 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (Human Rights Reports), restoring reporting on the status of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in nearly [...]

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Biden’s First Year: Top 13 Ways the Administration Improved Reproductive Rights

Actions crucial as SCOTUS considers the future of U.S. abortion rights.

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2021 Year in Review: Center Achievements Around the Globe

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its local partners made significant progress around the globe in building, enforcing and defending reproductive rights.

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Center Submits Comment Supporting the Repeal of Burdensome Trump-Era Regulation Which Would Have Diverted Resources From Critical Programs

On December 17, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a comment supporting the Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed rule repealing the Securing Updated Necessary Statutory Evaluations Timely (“SUNSET”) rule promulgated by the [...]

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FDA Takes Important Step to Expand Access to Medication Abortion Care

Statement from Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President of U.S. Programs at the Center for Reproductive Rights: “Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced they are permanently lifting some of the medically unnecessary and [...]

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Center Submits Comment Supporting the Repeal of Harmful Trump-Era Religious Exemption Authorizing Employment Discrimination By Federal Contractors card link

Center Submits Comment Supporting the Repeal of Harmful Trump-Era Religious Exemption Authorizing Employment Discrimination By Federal Contractors

On December 9, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a comment supporting the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ proposed rule rescinding the Trump administration’s 2020 Rule “Implementing Legal Requirements Regarding [...]

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White House’s National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality to Help Guide Domestic and Foreign Policy

Last month, the Biden-Harris Administration issued the first-ever U.S. government National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality (“the National Strategy”). This groundbreaking strategy, developed by the White House Gender Policy Council, will serve as a roadmap for a government-wide effort to advance gender equity and [...]

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New Rule Restores Reproductive Health Services to Title X Family Planning Program

Biden Administration's Final Rule on Title X restores reproductive health services under nationwide family planning program.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Center Submits Comment Supporting the Repeal of Harmful and Unnecessary Separate Payment Requirement for Abortion Services Under Medicaid and Medicare card link

Center Submits Comment Supporting the Repeal of Harmful and Unnecessary Separate Payment Requirement for Abortion Services Under Medicaid and Medicare

Trump-era rule changes would have created confusion and additional, financial and administrative hurdles.

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Biden’s Proposal to Lift Hyde Amendment Is a Step Toward Allowing Abortion Coverage for Medicaid Recipients

For the first time in decades, a president has submitted a budget without the Hyde Amendment, a policy that prohibits coverage of abortion care for people insured through Medicaid. It's now up to Congress to [...]

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Add Your Voice to End the Trump-era “Domestic Gag Rule” by May 17

Monday, May 17, is the final day for the public to submit comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the Biden Administration’s proposed rule change that would end the Trump-era “domestic gag rule.” The domestic gag rule targets the Title X family planning program with regulations limiting access to reproductive health care services.

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The First 100 Days of the Biden-Harris Administration: Reproductive Rights, Health and Justice

In its first 100 days, the Biden-Harris administration has taken crucial steps to undo many Trump-Pence administration’s policies that undermined reproductive rights and access to health care in the U.S. and around the world.

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Statement from Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on the Confirmation of Vanita Gupta for Department of Justice Associate Attorney General:

We congratulate Vanita Gupta on her historic confirmation as Associate Attorney General and are encouraged that a bipartisan majority of the Senate has recognized her robust record and experience as a civil rights attorney and [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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