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Texas At It Again

Texas At It Again This week, elected officials in Texas began pre-filing some of the bills they hope to pass during the 2013 legislative session. A pre-filing certainly doesn't guarantee that a law will pass, [...]

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European Court of Human Rights Issues Judgment in Z v. Poland

European Court of Human Rights Issues Judgment in Z v. Poland This week the European Court of Human Rights issued a disappointing judgment in Z v. Poland, a case brought by a mother, known as [...]

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Opportunity for Change

Opportunity for Change In the months leading up to this election, hundreds of thousands of Americans stood up to demand an end to the relentless onslaught of attacks on women, doctors, and the rights of [...]

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Huffington Post: Getting Reproductive Rights out of Politics

Huffington Post: Getting Reproductive Rights out of Politics by Nancy Northup, President and CEO at the Center for Reproductive Rights When I tell people that I work on reproductive rights, most immediately assume I'm engaged [...]

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The world became a better place

The world became a better place by Johanna Westeson, Regional Director for Europe at the Center for Reproductive Rights In a notorious case a 14-year-old Polish woman was repeatedly denied abortion after having been raped. [...]

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The Sins of Peru

The Sins of Peru For all of the debate about whether abortion should be allowed for victims of rape, there hasn't been much discussion about the actual consequences of prohibiting abortion under such circumstances. Sadly, [...]

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Uruguay’s Progress Inspires Action

Uruguay’s Progress Inspires Action When lawmakers in Uruguay recently passed a law that decriminalized abortion in the early stages of a pregnancy, they did more than improve the health and well-being of the country's women. [...]

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A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember Even in a city that buzzes at all hours of every day, there was a palpable concentration of energy and urgency at the Center for Reproductive Rights Inaugural Gala. Celebrated writers, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Uruguay Raises the Bar for Latin America

Uruguay Raises the Bar for Latin America This week, Uruguay took an extremely important step when its President signed into law a bill allowing abortion services during the first trimester of pregnancy, reversing its highly [...]

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Florida: A Threat to Reproductive Rights

Florida: A Threat to Reproductive Rights A presidential election tends to suck up most of the oxygen from any current-events discussion, and this year is certainly no different. The upcoming contest will have an outsized [...]

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Debate 2012: #NoSoftBalls

Debate 2012: #tktk Reproductive rights issues are frequently raised in the debates, but too often, the questions are softballs or the moderators don’t push back enough to get real, meaningful answers from evasive candidates. Supporters [...]

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Uruguay Set to Legalize Abortion

Uruguay Set to Legalize Abortion Uruguay is very close to becoming one of the few countries in Latin America to legalize abortion in the early stages of pregnancy. The country's Chamber of Deputies voted in [...]

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International Day of Decriminalization of Abortion: A Look at Nearly Two Decades of Abortion Law Reform

International Day of Decriminalization of Abortion In 2008, Manuela, a 33-year-old mother of two from El Salvador, was convicted of murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison after suffering severe complications giving birth. From the [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,Reporting on Rights,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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