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Texas Hospital Discriminates Against Physicians Providing Abortion Services

(PRESS RELEASE) Two Texas physicians filed a lawsuit today against University General Hospital Dallas (UGHD) after their admitting privileges were arbitrarily…

Federal Court Permanently Blocks Most Extreme Abortion Ban in the Country

(PRESS RELEASE) Today a federal district court judge blocked North Dakota’s extreme and unconstitutional ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy—before many women even know they are pregnant…

Health Care Providers Ask Full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to Reconsider Texas Law that Blocks Abortion Access

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America have filed a petition (case number

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Protects Arizona Women’s Access to Non-Surgical Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Late last night, the U.S…

Philippine Supreme Court Upholds Historic Reproductive Health Law

(PRESS RELEASE) After more than a year deliberating the constitutionality of the country’s historic Reproductive Health Law passed in 2012, the Philippine Supreme Court has upheld the law…

Women’s Health Advocates, Providers Appeal Federal Court Decision Threatening Arizona Women’s Access to Non-Surgical Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Immediately following yesterday’s federal court decision failing to protect Arizona women’s constitutional right to non-surgical abortion,…

Arizona Women to Lose Access to Non-Surgical Abortion on April 1st

(PRESS RELEASE) A federal district court has refused to block Arizona’s unconstitutional restrictions on non-surgical abortion— failing to ensure that after April 1st women in the state will continue to have access to a method of ending a pregnancy in its earliest stages using medication that…

Human Rights Organizations Condemn Perú for Ending Criminal Investigation into Mass Forced Sterilization

(PRESS RELEASE) Following the recent announcement that the Peruvian government ended its criminal investigation into the forced sterilization of hundreds of thousands of women and men in the 1990s, five human rights organizations met with government officials and the Inter-American…

Fifth Circuit Ruling Deepens Health Crisis Facing Texas Women by Continuing to Deny Texas Women Safe, Legal Abortion Services

(PRESS RELEASE)  Failing to protect the lives and health of thousands of Texas women with virtually no access to safe and legal abortion services, today the U.S…