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Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal Rolls Back Reproductive Rights

The Polish Constitutional Tribunal’s ruling to invalidate the constitutionality of access to abortion on the ground of “severe and irreversible fetal defect or incurable illness that threatens the fetus’ life” will further harm women and [...]

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Joint Statement issued by Amnesty International, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Human Rights Watch on Upcoming Session of the Constitutional Tribunal in Poland

Amnesty International, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Human Rights Watch will be sending independent expert monitors to the forthcoming hearing of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal as the court prepares to issue a decision regarding [...]

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Breaking: Slovakia’s Parliament Rejects Harmful Restrictions on Abortion Care

Today, the Slovak Parliament once again rejected pending legislation that would have introduced new regressive restrictions on women’s access to abortion care and subjected women to a series of harmful and medically unnecessary requirements prior [...]

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Report: Lives at stake as more Kenyan women and girls opt for unsafe abortion despite constitutional protections

The publication highlights ineffective implementation of Article 26(4) of the Constitution, inadequate application of the provision in adjudicating abortion cases, and entrenchment of abortion stigma in criminal justice system The number of women and girls [...]

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STATEMENT: Trump Administration Releases Draft Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights

Statement from Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: "Today, the Trump Administration rolled out a draft report by the Commission on Unalienable Rights, seeking once again to erase reproductive rights from the global discourse. [...]

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STATEMENT: Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns the United States’ Withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO)

Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, in response to the United States’ withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO): “The Center for Reproductive Rights condemns the Trump administration’s unjustified and harmful withdrawal from the World Health Organization [...]

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New Website Exposes Motives of Anti-Abortion Policymakers

While last week’s Supreme Court decision struck down a Louisiana anti-abortion law, hundreds of restrictive abortion laws remain on the books—a new online tool seeks to hold state lawmakers accountable for promoting women’s, children’s health. [...]

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U.S. Unalienable Rights Commission Shouldn’t Cherry-Pick Rights

Don’t Use Religion to Justify Bias Against Women, LGBTQ People (Washington, May 1, 2020) —  The U.S. State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights should uphold international human rights commitments and not use freedom of religion [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Joint Statement issued by Center for Reproductive Rights, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, International Planned Parenthood Federation European Network

Joint Statement on Restrictive Legislation in Slovakia As members of Slovakia’s parliament debate proposed legislation that, if enacted, will potentially impede women’s access to abortion services, Amnesty International, Center for Reproductive Rights, Human Rights Watch [...]

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More Than 130,000 Advocates Speak Out Against HHS Rollback of Civil Rights

The Center for Reproductive Rights and coalition partners collected more than 130,000 comments opposing a new HHS rule that rolls back protections for women and LGBTQI people (PRESS RELEASE) This week, the Center for Reproductive [...]

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Record Support in Congress for Bill to Protect Abortion Access

The Women’s Health Protection Act of 2019 (H.R. 2975) has surpassed 200 cosponsors in the House of Representatives, more signers than ever before (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights applauds the more than 200 [...]

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Lambda Legal, Americans United, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the County of Santa Clara Ask Court for Immediate Halt to Implementation of Denial of Care Rule

Lambda Legal, Americans United, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the County of Santa Clara Ask Court for Immediate Halt to Implementation of Denial of Care Rule The threat to the health of LGBTQ people, [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Fully Supports New Federal Legislation to Protect Abortion Access

Center for Reproductive Rights Fully Supports New Federal Legislation to Protect Abortion Access Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined leaders in Congress and reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates to celebrate the reintroduction of [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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