Tag: maternal health

“Let’s Talk Repro” Series: Breana Lipscomb, Senior Advisor for Maternal Health & Rights

“Movements for change are most impactful when the communities that are most affected by human rights violations are leading on that change.”

Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17

Amidst an alarming rise in maternal mortality in the U.S., the week aims to raise awareness around racial inequities in maternal health outcomes.

30 Years of Impact: Improving Access to Maternal Health Care

Over the last 30 years, the Center has been working to improve access to maternal health care through advocacy, litigation, and human rights research and fact-finding.

Center to Co-Host “Mental Health Burden of In/Fertility,” a Virtual Event for Black Maternal Mental Health Week

Register to attend a conversation about the implications of in/fertility and pregnancy loss on Black families’ mental health.

In Op-ed, the Center’s Evelyne Opondo Calls on Kenya to Stop the Harassment of Women and Girls Seeking Abortion Care

The Kenyan government must align its penal code with the 2010 Constitution, says the Center’s Evelyne Opondo

Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court

Ruling in Sayed v. Sindh marks major progress in improving maternal health, especially for women living on low incomes.

House Passes Build Back Better Act with Historic Maternal Health Investments

11.19.2021 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act, which includes key maternal health investments from the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 and permanent, mandatory year-long postpartum Medicaid coverage. “The inclusion of strong maternal health provisions in the Build Back Better Act is so important, especially […]

Over 150 State Legislators Sign Letter to Call on the Senate to Enact Permanent and Mandatory Postpartum Medicaid Investments in Build Back Better Act

State legislators across 38 states encourage congressional leadership to include permanent and mandatory postpartum Medicaid coverage for one year in the Build Back Better Act.

Replay Available: Roundtable on Migrant Women’s Access to Maternal Health Care in the EU

The video replay is now available for "Good Practices in Guaranteeing Undocumented Women’s Access to Health Care in the EU," a virtual roundtable hosted by the Center and its partner.

Center to Host Roundtable on Migrant Women’s Access to Maternal Health Care in the EU

Please join the Center for Reproductive Rights on May 5 at 10:00 CEST (Central European Summer Time) as it hosts a virtual roundtable on the barriers undocumented migrant women face when trying to access and afford maternal health care in the European Union (EU).