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How the pandemic affects women’s rights in Uruguay

Pregnant women in Uruguay have had their rights violated as a result of the government’s emergency response to COVID-19. Open Global Rights quoted from the Center publication, Safeguarding Maternal Health and Rights in the United [...]

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Implement Constitution to end preventable maternal deaths

Evelyne Opondo, the Center’s Senior Regional Director for Africa, wrote this opinion piece for The Standard calling for the government of Kenya to implement maternal health standards to align with its constitution. “Eleven years since [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Denies Emergency Appeal to Block Texas Abortion Ban

Numerous media sources covered the Supreme Court's denial of an emergency request to block Texas's extreme abortion ban, which will end almost all abortion care in the state.

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Supreme Court Asked to Block Texas Law Banning Most Abortions

In this New York Times piece, Center President and CEO Nancy Northup comments about the emergency request made today to the U.S. Supreme Court to stop a new Texas abortion ban due to take effect [...]

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The Mississippi clinic at the center of the fight to end abortion in America

This article in the Washington Post profiles Jackson Women's Health Organization--the only remaining clinic in Mississippi known as the "pink house." The clinic is the Center's client in the upcoming Supreme Court case, Dobbs v. [...]

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Lawsuit seeks to block Arizona ban on Down syndrome abortion

This AP article covers the lawsuit filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights challenging Arizona's new abortion restrictions. The Center's Emily Nestler, senior counsel, states in the piece, “You have a constitutional right to an [...]

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Lawsuit seeks to block new sweeping anti-abortion law in Arizona

Emily Nestler, Senior Counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights, was quoted in several articles reporting on the lawsuit filed by the Center and its partners challenging Arizona’s new abortion restrictions. “Politicians should not get [...]

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Nepal agrees to decriminalise abortion

The Himalayan News Service reports on the Center's work in Nepal and the country's recent agreement to decriminalize abortion following years of advocacy by the Center and its Nepal-based partners. "This is a key milestone [...]

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Mississippi Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, was quoted in several publications in reaction to the state of Mississippi's opening brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization filed on July [...]

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Even people who oppose abortion should fear Texas’s new ban

Marc Hearron, senior counsel for the Center for Reproductive Rights, co-authored this "perspective" piece for The Washington Post, titled "Even people who oppose abortion should fear Texas’s new ban." The piece discusses how Texas's new [...]

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Opinion: Texas wants its citizens to enforce a new abortion ban, and we should all be concerned

Marc Hearron, senior counsel for the Center for Reproductive Rights, was interviewed for this LA Times opinion piece titled "Texas wants its citizens to enforce a new abortion ban, and we should all be concerned." [...]

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Texas Law Deputizes Citizens to Enforce 6 Week Abortion Ban

Amy Hagstrom Miller, president and CEO of Whole Woman’s Health and Whole Woman’s Health Alliance, spoke to Chris Cuomo on Cuomo Prime Time about S.B. 8, the Texas law banning abortion at six weeks of [...]

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Doctors, Clergy Sue Over New Texas Law That Offers $10,000 Bounty on Abortions

Rolling Stone covered a lawsuit, filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners, to block S.B. 8, a Texas law banning abortion care after approximately six weeks of pregnancy, before many people know they [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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