Anti-Choice Harassment

Courts around the world, as well as United Nations and regional human rights bodies, are increasingly recognizing that a woman's rights to reproductive healthcare and self-determination are basic human rights that must be protected.

The Law School Initiative at the Center for Reproductive Rights works with a wide range of legal academics to invigorate scholarship and teaching around this growing body of law, and trains the next generation of lawyers to think about reproductive health using a human rights framework.

Asuntos de enfoque

Admitting that Abortion is Safe

For years, extremist activists and politicians have offered up false science and feigned concern for women’s health as part of their strategy to limit abortion access…

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest, et al. v. State of Alaska

In 2007, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled that a law challenged by the Center for Reproductive Rights, which would have required minors under 17 to have parental consent or a court order to obtain an abortion, violated the right to privacy under the Alaska Constitution.  In August 2010,

The Center

Pursuit of Justice

The story of Polish daughter and mother P and S is deeply complicated. P, a teenager, was raped and became pregnant as a consequence. She wanted to terminate the pregnancy and had a right to under Poland's laws…

Our Work in Focus

Human Rights defenders are the activists, including journalists, lawyers, judges, and healthcare providers, whose work allows others to exercise their human rights…
In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women's access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services…

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