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Press Releases

Federal District Court Ends Legal Challenge to Unconstitutional Arizona Law Forcing Doctors to Lie to Women, Ensuring Law Will Never Take Effect

(PRESS RELEASE) A federal district court judge today ended the legal challenge to an unconstitutional Arizona law that forces doctors to…

Sia, Jessica Williams, Leslie Jones, and more, to perform in All Access concert supporting abortion access for all

(PRESS RELEASE) On September 10, 2016, the nation’s leading reproductive health, rights, and justice organizations will host free music and cultural events that shine a light on the majority of Americans who support abortion rights and show how access to abortion benefits women, their…

Center for Reproductive Rights Calls on Texas to Abandon Latest Unconstitutional Attempt to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion

(MEDIA ADVISORY) The Center for Reproductive Rights has submitted comments to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) in response to the Abbott administration’s latest…

New Report Exposes Impact of Uganda’s Abortion Law Through Personal Stories

(PRESS RELEASE) Due to the unclear abortion law in Uganda, women and adolescents continue seeking unsafe abortions and are vilified by their families and communities—even the doctors and health workers who provide legal post-abortion care are being arrested, according to a

U.N. Experts Call For Dominican Republic to Repeal Restrictive Abortion Laws

(PRESS RELEASE) A group of United Nations experts urged President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic to work with legislators to protect women and girls’ rights to sexual and reproductive health…

In the Spotlight

Nancy Northup on PBS NewsHour

Watch Nancy Northup's appearance on the 6/27/16 episode of PBS NewsHour.


Nancy Northup on All In With Chris Hayes

Watch Nancy Northup's appearance on the 6/27/16 episode of All In With Chris Hayes.


Nancy Northup on Maddow

Two days after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its historic ruling strongly reaffirming abortion rights, Center for Reproductive Rights president and CEO Nancy Northup appeared on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow to discuss how the victory will affect abortion legislation in the states going forward…

Pakistan Addresses High Rate of Fistula

The high court in Pakistan’s Sindh region is facing the country’s first case to seek recognition of the widespread incidence of obstetric fistula as a violation of women’s fundamental rights to dignity and life…

Progress on Reproductive Health in the Philippines

One year after the publication of a groundbreaking United Nations report that held the Philippine government accountable for grave and systematic reproductive rights violations, there…