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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
07.02.14
Center for Reproductive Rights President and CEO Nancy Northup did a round of press interviews following the shocking U.S. Supreme Court decision in t
07.01.14
At the abortion clinic in Colorado where Klaira works, it is not at all uncommon to see out-of-state patients. Some come from as far away as North Dak
06.18.14
“How can we balance our love of the game with our commitment to human rights?” asks Human Rights Watch Deputy Director, Iain Levine, in his timely opi
06.16.14
The practice of genital mutilation, while deeply embedded in a number of African and Middle Eastern cultures, has been banned in the United States for
06.09.14
Manuela’s story is the stuff of nightmares. The young mother from El Salvador had not been feeling well for several years. She sought medical attentio
06.06.14
In a frank and unsettling segment of her show, MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry talks to journalist Irin Carmon and the Center for Reproductive Rights’ Po
06.06.14
Writer Katie McDonough’s recent article at Salon.com discusses the ludicrous logic behind proposed legislation in Ohio to ban insurers—both public and
05.20.14
Imagine that a group of state legislators didn\'t like a particular religious denomination and decided to run it out of state by enacting new ­buildin
05.15.14
In the latest erosion of reproductive rights in the U.S., the Missouri senate has voted to triple the length of the current 24-hour waiting period req
05.13.14
Each year, International NGO Save the Children releases a report ranking the wellbeing of mothers and children in 178 countries around the world. An a
05.07.14
A provocative blog post at Ms. Magazine this week addresses some tough questions around the abduction and sexual enslavement
05.06.14
When Peace Corps Volunteer Christine Carcano was raped during her service in Peru, she confronted a mountain of challenges to overcome the experience: