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2016 State of the States: A Pivotal Time for Reproductive Rights

Politicians in statehouses across the country continued to attack women’s access to vital health care services in 2016, introducing more than 500 bills and enacting more than 60 new laws restricting access to reproductive health [...]

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Irish Government to Provide Monetary Reparations Following Landmark United Nations Abortion Case

Irish Government to Provide Monetary Reparations Following Landmark United Nations Abortion Case (PRESS RELEASE) The Irish government intends to give compensation to Amanda Mellet following a landmark decision from the United Nations Human Rights Committee recognizing [...]

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Texas Finalizes Latest Unconstitutional Effort to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion

Texas Finalizes Latest Unconstitutional Effort to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion (MEDIA ADVISORY) -- Today the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) finalized unconstitutional new regulations that require the burial or cremation of embryonic and [...]

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Texas Register Filing

  Download PDF (3.9 MB):  TexasRegisterFiling-Fetal-AdoptionPreamble-AdoptedRuleText.pdf

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Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns, Inc. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: Notice of Appeal

         

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Uganda Rejects Calls to Amend Its Abortion Law During U.N. Human Rights Council Review

Uganda Rejects Calls to Amend Its Abortion Law During U.N. Human Rights Council Review (PRESS RELEASE) The government of Uganda rejected recommendations last week to revise its abortion legislation. A Uganda delegation responded to a [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Election of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Election of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Center for Reproductive Rights called on president-elect Trump to reject the extreme and divisive [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Calls Out Texas for Ignoring Widespread Concern Over Latest Unconstitutional Attempt to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion

Center Calls Out TX for Ignoring Widespread Concern Over Latest Attempt to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion (MEDIA ADVISORY) The Center for Reproductive Rights today denounced the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for ignoring [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Re: Proposed amendments to 25 TEX. ADMIN. CODE §§ 1.132 – 1.137

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Salvadoran Court Upholds Freedom of Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Miscarriage

Salvadoran Court Upholds Freedom of Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Miscarriage (PRESS RELEASE) A Salvadoran woman wrongfully imprisoned after a miscarriage who was absolved and released will remain free, according to the San Salvador Third Criminal [...]

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Virginia Board of Health Protects Women’s Access to Constitutionally Protected Health Care, Votes to Amend Texas-style Clinic Shutdown Regulations

VA Board of Health Protects Access to Constitutionally Protected Health Care, Votes to Amend Clinic Shutdown Regulations Vote comes less than three months after Supreme Court issues historic ruling reaffirming a woman’s right to safe, [...]

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Joint submission to the Human Rights Committee for the periodic review of Slovakia (2016)

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Re: Supplementary information on the Philippines, scheduled for review by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights during its 59th session

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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