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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…

Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Stop the Deception

Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on a segment of MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry show to debate the continued public funding of…

Center Attorney Talks Texas on NPR

A federal appeals court ruled earlier this week to uphold the Texas law that puts most of the state’s abortion clinics at risk of closure…

Nancy Northup in Time: It’s Personal, Not Political

A new study on fetal survival rates underscores the highly individual nature of reproductive health decisions and the importance of entrusting these decisions to those most affected by them, writes Center for Reproductive Rights president and CEO Nancy Northup in a

Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants

The following was published in the Austin American

PassBlue: Will Women’s Reproductive Rights Be Dropped in the Post-2015 Agenda?

The United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda is the next phase of the Millennium Development Goals, which provided a 15-year road map to tackle poverty and foster development in the world’s poorest countries…

New York Times: Abortion Providers in Texas Sue Over a Restrictive Rule That Could Close Clinics

Health clinics offering abortions in Texas filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday to block a new state rule that could shut down more than half of the state’s remaining providers this fall, forcing women seeking an abortion in southern and western Texas to drive several hundred miles each way or…

The Economist: Fertile grounds for hope

* SIR - Although it is true that modern contraception could play an important role in lowering birth rates in sub-Saharan Africa, governments must ensure that women and girls are getting both the information and the services they need to make good personal health decisions…

MTV Act: Wait, So What’s Going On With Birth Control + The Affordable Care Act?

Birth control isn’t just about sex — access to it also helps women’s health overall and drastically improves the economy…