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Women’s Health Care Providers Ask U.S Supreme Court to Take On Texas Clinic Shutdown Law

(PRESS RELEASE) Today a coalition of women’s health care providers represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights took their fight against Texas’ clinic shutdown law to the nation’s highest court…

Pakistani High Court Calls for Response to Allegations Women Are Denied Maternal Health Services

(PRESS RELEASE) Today  the High Court of Sindh ordered the government of Sindh  to respond by September 29 to a petition alleging that the government has failed to prevent the high incidence of obstetric fistula, a treatable pregnancy-related injury that afflicts hundreds of women…

Court Protects Abortion Access for Low-Income Women in Alaska

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Alaska Superior Court struck down a state law and Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) regulation…

State Court Permanently Blocks Oklahoma’s Unconstitutional Restrictions on Medication Abortion

An Oklahoma state judge permanently blocked a state law restricting medication abortion today, ensuring women in the state will continue to have access to a method of ending a pregnancy in its earliest stages using medication that has been proven safe by more than a decade of scientific…

New Resource Analyzes Major Policy Outcomes Impacting Texas Latinas in 84th Legislative Session

The Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health have released a new resource which analyzes the…

Chile’s Health Commission Moves Abortion Bill Forward

(PRESS RELEASE) This evening the Health Commission of Chile agreed to advance a proposed bill that would allow women access to safe and legal abortion services in cases of life-endangerment, sexual violence, and fatal fetal impairments…

U.S. Senate Defeats Harmful Measure Stripping Planned Parenthood of All Federal Funding

(PRESS RELEASE) Pro-choice Senators blocked attempts to advance a measure today which would have stripped Planned Parenthood of all federal funding dedicated to providing basic health care services, including cancer screenings and contraception, to millions of low-income women, men, and young…

Medical Panel in India Grants Legal Abortion to Pregnant 14-Year-Old Rape Survivor

(PRESS RELEASE) Four gynecologists informed the Supreme Court of India today that they determined a 14-year-old rape survivor, known as X, should receive a legal abortion…

World Health Organization Guidelines Call for Safe Abortion Trainings for Wide Range of Health Worker

(PRESS RELEASE) Trained nurses and midwives can safely and effectively administer abortion services, according to a new World Health Organization report on safe abortion care…

Supreme Court of India Allows Medical Panel to Grant Legal Abortion to Pregnant 14-Year-Old Rape Survivor

(PRESS RELEASE) Four gynecologists will determine whether a pregnant 14-year-old rape survivor can obtain a legal abortion, according to a ruling today by a two-judge panel in the Supreme Court of India…