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On the first day of her first year in college, Savannah remembers feeling “extremely uneasy”—and it wasn’t just freshman jitters or homesickness. S
Faith is a nurse from San Antonio, Texas. She has a full life—a challenging job, a fiancé, two daughters, a house, a couple of dogs. She also has a se
In commemoration of the May 28 International Day of Action for Women's Health, the following organizations and individuals issue this joint statement
Last week the U.S. House passed a bill prohibiting most abortions after 20 weeks, with only narrow exceptions for women with life-threatening conditio
For over 20 years, the Center has been working in and out of the courts to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right. The Center engag
This past March, a 25-year-old woman suffering from terrible abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding sought emergency care at the hospital—where she was r
Tina Montales, her husband, and their eight children barely have enough to eat. A few rolls and coffee for breakfast. A couple of pounds of rice fo
Sensing an important need to cultivate new, cutting edge scholarship and teaching on reproductive health, rights and justice, the Center for Reproduct
The Center for Reproductive Rights and URGE: Unite for Reproductive &, Gender Equity strongly oppose measures that limit teens’ access to basic he
International outrage has been building since late last week, when The Daily Beast reported on the case of a pregnant 10-year-old in Paraguay who has
Over the last 15 years, Houston family lawyer Rita Lucido has seen just about everything when it comes to young women facing difficult situations.
The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS), in partnership with the Center for Reproductive Rights, will present the third annual Amer
On April 17, 2015, the Center cosponsored the 2015 Law Medicine Conference: The Rhetoric of Reproduction at Case Western University School of Law.&nbs
Join us on Monday, April 20th at 7pm EST for “Human Rights at Home and Abroad.” During this presentation, our speakers will explore the role of human
Last week, the state of Arizona further invaded the doctor-patient relationship when the governor signed a new law requiring abortion providers to inf
Last month, under the cover of night, a hooded intruder took a hatchet-like tool to the last abortion clinic in the state of Mississippi—smashing secu
On Monday, March 9, 2015, the forecast for the Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas called for heavy rain and thundershowers—with dangerous flash flooding
This semester, the Center is pleased to honor the North Carolina Central University chapter of Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) with the C
We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 10th annual Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship co-sponsored by Law Students for
The Law School Initiative at the Center for Reproductive rights is excited to announce the 2015 Innovation in Scholarship Awardee, David S. Cohen.