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12.03.14
Anti-choice state legislation has been alarmingly successful at limiting abortion access across the country over the last few years, writes CUNY Law P
11.25.14
A recent Wall Street Journal article takes a look at some of the big-picture issues around the recent tragedy in Bilaspur, India, where 13 women died
11.25.14
UPDATE: Following her conviction in November 2014, Nirmala’s case was appealed to the Penang High Court earlier this month. The judge determined that
11.22.14
“I was turned into someone’s wife before I knew what it meant to me,” remembers Rahar Maya Biswokarma, a Nepalese woman who was married off by her fam
11.21.14
The Center for Reproductive Rights works with the UN and civil society organizations at the forefront of key global advances in women’s reproductive a
11.21.14
A recent piece in the New York Times takes a look at the scope of President Obama’s bold Executive Order on immigration, which promises to shield up t
11.10.14
“At no point in her pregnancy should a woman lose her civil and human rights,” assert the authors of a recent op-ed in the New York Times. Written
10.30.14
.submitted { display: none, } Beginning in 2009, the Center has been using video as a powerful advocacy tool to help create emotional connecti
10.30.14
With the glittering New York City evening skyline as a backdrop, the Center for Reproductive Rights hosted its third annual benefit Gala on October 29
10.30.14
How do racial disparities in health care affect women of color? This week, Ebony magazine took on the complex topic by hosting a Twitter chat featurin
10.30.14
As detailed in a piece this month from Mother Jones, Kenya has recently sentenced a licensed, registered nurse from Nairobi—Jackson Tali—to death afte
10.29.14
This Election Day, November 4, three states will be voting on ballot initiatives that would dangerously restrict access to legal abortion services. He
10.22.14
Join us for "Vote for Our Lives: What's at Stake for Black Women's Health", a Twitter chat with Ebony Magazine and SisterSong Women of Color Reproduct
10.10.14
Maureen, a maternal health advocate in Uganda, remembers losing her cousin—a young woman in her first year of university. During a secret abortion per
10.09.14
Center president and CEO Nancy Northup reflects on the consequences of abortion bans across the world in a thought-provoking MSNBC editorial this week
10.07.14
What’s next in the fight against the Texas legislation that has forced a historically unparalleled reduction of abortion services? Center for Reproduc
10.07.14
The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW Committee) recently criticized India for failing to address hum
10.07.14
The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (Committee) recently criticized India for a wide range of human rights violations, resulting f
10.06.14
The morning after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted an injunction, shuttering all but eight of Texas’s abortion clinics overnight, Nancy Northup
09.30.14
If she wasn’t your hero already, take a look at the interview Justice Ginsburg gave to Elle magazine for their October issue, and you might reconsider