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European Abortion Laws: A Comparative Overview card link

European Abortion Laws: A Comparative Overview

Get an overview of abortion laws and policies in all 47 European countries (updated September 2023).

Abortion,Europe,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Abortion Rights Are Advancing Across the Globe

A supplement to the Center's World’s Abortion Laws Map, this report outlines trends in the liberalization of abortion laws over the last 30 years. You’ll see the 60+ countries that have liberalized their abortion laws [...]

Abortion,Global,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Report: Legal and Human Rights Centre and Center for Reproductive Rights (on behalf of Tanzanian girls) v. The United Republic of Tanzania

In June 2019, the Legal and Human Rights Centre and Center for Reproductive Rights filed a case against the United Republic of Tanzania before the African Committe of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Tanzania,In the Courts,Publications

Maputo Protocol at 20: Progress on Abortion Rights in Africa

Reporting on the progress of this historic human rights instrument to explicitly guarantee the right to legal abortion in Africa.

Abortion,Africa,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Dobbs’s Destructive Originalism: Using “History and Tradition” to Undermine Liberty

This analysis by the Center explains the Dobbs majority’s approach to determining what liberty interests the Fourteenth Amendment protects; considers the ways in which the U.S. Supreme Court has previously assessed protected liberty interests; and [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts, Reporting on Rights,Publications
Care in Crisis: Failures to guarantee the sexual and reproductive health and rights of refugees from Ukraine in Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia  card link

Care in Crisis: Failures to guarantee the sexual and reproductive health and rights of refugees from Ukraine in Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia 

The Center for Reproductive Rights and eight partner organizations documented the gaps and barriers in access to sexual and reproductive healthcare and gender-based violence support services that are faced by refugees from Ukraine in Hungary, [...]

Humanitarian Settings, SRHR General,Europe, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine,Reporting on Rights,Publications

No One Could Say: Accessing Emergency Obstetrics Information as a Prospective Prenatal Patient in Post-Roe Oklahoma

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Maternal Health,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Legal Analysis: What Dobbs Got Wrong

On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed nearly 50 years of precedent and, for the first time, eliminated a right grounded in personal liberty: the right to abortion. Its ruling in Dobbs v. [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts, Reporting on Rights,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Case Backgrounder: Zurawski v. State of Texas

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Publications

Call for Papers: Reproductive and Sexual Autonomy in Asia Publication

We are excited to share a call for paper proposals for an upcoming Center for Reproductive Rights publication entitled, "Reproductive and Sexual Autonomy in Asia."  The publication will feature perspectives, learnings, and developments on the [...]

SRHR General,Asia,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Publications

Theory of Change

Find out how the Center uses the power of law to make lasting change in people’s lives across the globe.

Publications

2022 Annual Report

Click below to download the Center for Reproductive Rights 2022 Annual Report. Read the full report here. Print the report here.

Books & Reports

2022 State Legislative Wrap-up

This report provides an overview of the state policy landscape after analyzing hundreds of bills proposed and enacted in U.S. state legislatures relating to reproductive care.

Legal Analyses

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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