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The Waiting Game

Faith is a nurse from San Antonio, Texas. She has a full life—a challenging job, a fiancé, two daughters, a house, a couple of dogs…

Joint Statement and Call to Action for Philippine Government to Address Grave Violations of Women’s Rights

In commemoration of the May 28 International Day of Action for Women's Health, the following organizations and individuals issue this joint statement and call to action for the Philippine government to address the grave and systematic violations of women’s reproductive rights as found by the…

A Dangerous Limit

Last week the U.S. House passed a bill prohibiting most abortions after 20 weeks, with only narrow exceptions for women with life-threatening conditions and for rape survivors…

Chile Looks Forward

This past March, a 25-year-old woman suffering from terrible abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding sought emergency care at the hospital—where she was reported to authorities and detained on suspicion of attempted abortion…

The Philippines In the Hot Seat

Tina Montales, her husband, and their eight children barely have enough to eat. …

Paraguay Denies Abortion to Raped 10-Year-Old

International outrage has been building since late last week, when The Daily Beast reported on the case of a pregnant 10-year-old in Paraguay who has been denied an abortion by…

Texas Teens Under Attack

Over the last 15 years, Houston family lawyer Rita Lucido has seen just about everything when it comes to young women facing difficult situations. …

Center for Reproductive Rights & American Constitution Society Honor Yale Student Leaders

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS), in partnership with the Center for Reproductive Rights, will present the third annual American Constitution Society Reproductive Rights and Justice Award to the

Symposium at Case Western Reserve School of Law

On April 17, 2015, the Center cosponsored the 2015 Law Medicine Conference: The Rhetoric of Reproduction at Case Western University School of Law.  This symposium explored the ways in which courts, commentators and advocates have framed reproductive rights, rhetorically and…

Spring Webinar Series with LSRJ, the Center for Reproductive Rights & Ipas: Register Here!

Join us on Monday, April 20th at 7pm EST for “Human Rights at Home and Abroad.” During this presentation, our speakers will explore the role of human rights law in the U.S. and globally…

Our Work in Focus

The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights…
Every year, tens of thousands of women are lured to crisis pregnancy centers in the U.S…
The right to life is a fundamental human right, central to the enjoyment of all other human rights…
Human Rights defenders are the activists, including journalists, lawyers, judges, and healthcare providers, whose work allows others to exercise their human rights…

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