In its first 100 days, the Biden-Harris administration has taken crucial steps to undo many Trump-Pence administration’s policies that undermined reproductive rights and access to health care in the U.S. and around the world.
As the U.S. faces a maternal health crisis, with Black women three times more likely to die than white women from pregnancy complications, the Center for Reproductive Rights has partnered to sponsor Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17—a seven-day series aimed at raising awareness, inspiring activism, and strengthening organizing for Black maternal health.
The Center for Reproductive Rights joined partner organizations to support today’s reintroduction of the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021—a package of 12 bills to advance inclusive and accessible maternal health care, especially for Black and Indigenous people who are most impacted by the U.S. maternal health crisis. The Center was deeply involved in the […]
The Center for Reproductive Rights has called on the Biden administration to take quick and decisive action to reverse the Trump administration’s harmful policies and to move forward to advance human rights and reproductive rights in the U.S. and around the world. The inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. as President and Kamala Harris as […]
Jennifer Jacoby is well-versed in racial bias in the U.S. maternal health care system and the unconscionably poor health outcomes that result from that bias. Guiding her each day, she says, are some stark and irrefutable statistics: The U.S. has the highest rate of maternal mortality and morbidity among the world’s wealthy nations, and Black […]