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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
08.06.14
Center for Reproductive Rights President and CEO Nancy Northup appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show this week to discuss extremist politicians’ ongoing
08.05.14
A fascinating article from The Atlantic this month puts readers firmly on the ground in Texas, in middle of what the author calls “ground zero for sta
08.01.14
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07.24.14
The numbers are disturbing. According to a recent UNICEF study, one in nine girls in the developing world will marry before age 15, one in three will
07.17.14
At the end of June, the Center for Reproductive Rights led an energized group of women’s health advocates to Capitol Hill to lobby for a piece of legi
07.15.14
Three prominent voices of the women’s reproductive rights movement knock it out of the park in a compelling interview over at Cosmopolitan.com this we
07.15.14
For years, extremist activists and politicians have offered up false science and feigned concern for women’s health as part of their strategy to limit
07.15.14
On the eve of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s historic hearing on the Women’s Health Protection Act, The New York Times has published an opinion piec
07.10.14
The Boston Globe reports this week on some of the first proposed legislative responses out of Massachusetts after last week’s disappointing Supreme Co
07.09.14
One thing that 2014 has proved so far: this fight isn’t over by a long shot. The assault on reproductive rights has not abated. State by state, we