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07.15.09
Watch the first installment of the Center’s three part video series, Intimidation &, Harassment: Preying on Providers, documenting the real storie
07.15.09
  Human Rights Defenders (Website Landing Page)  Women’s reproductive rights are grounded in universal human rights the United States
06.18.09
Dr. George Tiller, who was murdered on May 31, 2009, operated the Women's Health Care Services in Wichita, Kansas for more than 30 years. Dr. Tiller w
06.17.09
Every year, more than half a million women die in pregnancy or childbirth. That's one woman or girl who dies every minute. For every woman who dies du
05.07.09
Fifteen years. That's how long it's been since a pro-choice president has had the opportunity to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat. It's an opportunity
04.13.09
A poor woman in Texas, relying on public assistance to make ends meet for her family, decides that she can’t continue an unwanted pregnancy. But a fir
03.24.09
Center President Nancy Northup talks to CBS News about the Center's victory in our Plan B case against the FDA. On March 23rd a federal court ordered
02.27.09
Women living with HIV in Kenya who seek medical care suffer multiple human rights violations and encounter daunting barriers to quality healthcare. Th
02.12.09
In a new report, the Center for Reproductive Rights calls for legal action in response to India's staggering maternal mortality problem. Despite the c
01.20.09
Six months pregnant and feeling unwell, a poor woman goes to a state-run clinic in Rio de Janeiro for help—and is turned away. A week later, she is de
10.15.08
Khiara M. Bridges joined the Center in July as the first Center for Reproductive Rights-Columbia Law School Fellow. She is a top graduate of Columbia
08.15.08
In Nigeria, pregnant women just hours from giving birth travel unprotected on motorbikes instead of ambulances. Other women go around maternity wards
07.30.08
Human rights, including reproductive rights, must be at the center of the fight against HIV/AIDS. The Center for Reproductive Rights will be taking th