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New House and Senate Bills Would Repeal Trump’s Global Gag Rule

(PRESS RELEASE) New federal legislation was introduced today in the U.S. House and Senate that would legislatively rescind Trump’s Global Gag Rule, a presidential memorandum signed by Donald Trump yesterday that prohibits U.S.-supported overseas groups [...]

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Trump Orders Global Gag Rule, Cuts Off Vital, Safe Abortion Services For Women

(PRESS RELEASE) As one of his first acts as president, Donald Trump imposed a sweeping new policy that restricts access to safe abortion services for women worldwide. Trump’s Global Gag Rule dictates that U.S.-supported international [...]

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Sia, Jessica Williams, Leslie Jones, and more, to perform in All Access concert supporting abortion access for all

Sia, Jessica Williams, Leslie Jones, and more, to perform in All Access concert supporting abortion access for all Abortion rights supporters will come together on September 10 in Cleveland, Miami, Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta for [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Calls on Texas to Abandon Latest Unconstitutional Attempt to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion

Center Calls on Texas to Abandon Latest Unconstitutional Attempt to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion (MEDIA ADVISORY) The Center for Reproductive Rights has submitted comments to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) in response [...]

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Alaska Supreme Court Overturns Parental Notice Law

Alaska Supreme Court Overturns Parental Notice Law Vulnerable teenagers relieved from additional burdensome hurdles. Ruling comes less than a month after nation’s highest court issues historic ruling reaffirming a woman’s constitutional right to safe, legal [...]

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U.N. Human Rights Expert Condemns Broad Range of Reproductive Rights Violations as Torture

U.N. Human Rights Expert Condemns Broad Range of Reproductive Rights Violations as Torture (PRESS RELEASE) Child marriage, forced pregnancy testing in schools, abuse of women seeking maternal health services and restrictive abortion laws can amount [...]

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Nepal Acknowledges Urgent Need to Eliminate Child Marriage and Violence Against Women and Girls at the Human Rights Council

Nepal Acknowledges Urgent Need to Eliminate Child Marriage and Violence Against Women and Girls at Human Rights Council (PRESS RELEASE) Nepal accepted recommendations from three countries to expedite the elimination of child marriage and effectively [...]

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Government of Ecuador Absent at Inter-American Commission Hearing on Sexual Violence in Schools

Government of Ecuador Absent at Inter-American Commission Hearing on Sexual Violence in Schools (PRESS RELEASE) The Ecuadorian government remains silent on endemic sexual violence in schools, failing to attend a hearing this week in Washington [...]

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U.N. Committee Calls on Bangladesh to End Child Marriage and Address Adolescent Health

U.N. Committee Calls on Bangladesh to End Child Marriage and Address Adolescent Health (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has called on the government of Bangladesh to take active [...]

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Medical Panel in India Grants Legal Abortion to Pregnant 14-Year-Old Rape Survivor

Medical Panel in India Grants Legal Abortion to Pregnant 14-Year-Old Rape Survivor (PRESS RELEASE) Four gynecologists informed the Supreme Court of India today that they determined a 14-year-old rape survivor, known as X, should receive [...]

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Supreme Court of India Allows Medical Panel to Grant Legal Abortion to Pregnant 14-Year-Old Rape Survivor

Supreme Court of India Allows Medical Panel to Grant Legal Abortion to Pregnant 14-Year-Old Rape Survivor (PRESS RELEASE) Four gynecologists will determine whether a pregnant 14-year-old rape survivor can obtain a legal abortion, according to [...]

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U.N. Human Rights Council Passes Resolutions to End Violence Against Women and Child Marriage

U.N. Human Rights Council Passes Resolutions to End Violence Against Women and Child Marriage (PRESS RELEASE) This week the U.N. Human Rights Council—principal body at the U.N. that promotes and protects human rights for all—reaffirmed [...]

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African Union Commits to Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage

African Union Commits to Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage (PRESS RELEASE) African nations this week pledged to eradicate child and forced marriage in the region at the African Union Summit, according to African Union [...]

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