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07.08.15
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
07.01.15
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
05.28.15
In commemoration of the May 28 International Day of Action for Women's Health, the following organizations and individuals issue this joint statement
05.22.15
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
05.22.15
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
05.20.15
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
05.20.15
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
05.12.15
Sensing an important need to cultivate new, cutting edge scholarship and teaching on reproductive health, rights and justice, the Center for Reproduct
05.12.15
The Center for Reproductive Rights and URGE: Unite for Reproductive &, Gender Equity strongly oppose measures that limit teens’ access to basic he
05.08.15
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
05.08.15
Over the last 15 years, Houston family lawyer Rita Lucido has seen just about everything when it comes to young women facing difficult situations.
05.05.15
The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS), in partnership with the Center for Reproductive Rights, will present the third annual Amer
04.18.15
On April 17, 2015, the Center cosponsored the 2015 Law Medicine Conference: The Rhetoric of Reproduction at Case Western University School of Law.&nbs
04.09.15
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
04.08.15
Last week, the state of Arizona further invaded the doctor-patient relationship when the governor signed a new law requiring abortion providers to inf
04.06.15
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
03.26.15
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
03.10.15
This semester, the Center is pleased to honor the North Carolina Central University chapter of Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) with the C
03.10.15
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
03.10.15
The Law School Initiative at the Center for Reproductive rights is excited to announce the 2015 Innovation in Scholarship Awardee, David S. Cohen.