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Appeals court sees little urgency in speeding up challenge to Texas abortion ban after contentious hearing

CNN reported on the "tense" hearing held January 7 in which the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals signaled that -- for now -- it was likely to keep the Texas abortion case out of [...]

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2021 Sarah Weddington Writing Winners Announced

The Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights is an annual contest featuring submissions aimed at advancing scholarship around reproductive rights and justice.


Center Co-hosts Workshop in Nepal for Youth Champions of SRHR

Sessions aim to strengthen the capacity of young leaders to advance legal protections for sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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Center Report: More State Abortion Restrictions Passed in 2021 Than in Any Year Since Roe v. Wade

In 2021, states across the U.S. passed laws restricting and banning abortion at a rate higher than in any previous year since the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the constitutional right to abortion in 1973.   This [...]

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2021 Year in Review: Center Achievements Around the Globe

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its local partners made significant progress around the globe in building, enforcing and defending reproductive rights.

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U.S. Supreme Court Writ of Mandamus Petition: Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson

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Video: The Center’s Year in Review

Thank you for helping the Center for Reproductive Rights build, enforce and defend reproductive rights around the world in 2021!


IRS Form 990 – Fiscal Year 2021


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Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.

High Court to decide on landmark post-abortion care case

The Center is asking a Kenyan High Court to prevent the state from arresting, detaining, and prosecuting women who seek post-abortion care. The case concerns PAK, a 16-year-old girl who sought medical attention after experiencing [...]

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Tanzania’s Policy Change Will Allow Pregnant Schoolgirls to Continue Their Education

Country ends discriminatory policy that barred pregnant girls and adolescent mothers from school--days after a case challenging the policy was argued at the ACERWC.

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Webinar to Discuss Landmark Cases Influencing SRHR Across the Globe

Hear from global experts on January 26 about the role of litigation in advancing SRHR across borders.

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Promoting Access to Self-Managed Abortion: Considerations for Managing Legal Risk

Promoting Access to Self-Managed Abortion: Considerations for Managing Legal Risk, a publication by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Ipas

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Esterilizaciones Forzadas En Perú: Luego De 18 Años De Proceso Penal Se Abre Investigación Judicial Contra Alberto Fujimori Y Sus Exministros De Salud

La decisión de la justicia peruana y la lucha de las víctimas representa una oportunidad para la búsqueda de verdad, justicia y reparación. Más de 217 mil mujeres fueron esterilizadas entre 1996 y 1998 en [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.