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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
09.30.14
Francisca, a young Chilean woman, describes the day her only son was born as the worst and the best day of her life. The best—for obvious reasons
09.29.14
MSNBC looked at the Center for Reproductive Rights’ new storytelling campaign Draw the Line, which shares the personal reproductive health experiences
09.29.14
Liposuction. Colonoscopy. Skin cancer excision. Vasectomy. A D&,C after a miscarriage. Childbirth. These are just a few of the many procedures
09.27.14
We would like to draw Congress’ attention to the tragic reality that serious and widespread violations of women’s rights are being committed under the
09.18.14
In a country like the United States, where attacks on a woman’s right to abortion are frequent, it sometimes seems that reproductive rights are everyw
09.11.14
Center for Reproductive Rights staff attorney, David Brown, appeared on ABC’s This Week in a feisty segment discussing the recent ruling out of Texas
08.26.14
Twenty-five thousand children worldwide, most of whom are girls, are married every day.  While many countries have laws that clearly prohibit a
08.14.14
In LaKeisha’s hometown of Atlanta, African American women die in childbirth at a rate more than three times the national average. Following an emergen
08.11.14
The Center is excited to announce Harvard law student Lisa Kelly as the 2014-2016 recipient of the Center for Reproductive Rights-Columbia Law School
08.06.14
Amen, Washington Post. The Post’s editorial board has written a dead-on opinion piece that breaks down the alarming trend of anti-choice legislation t