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Center Puts Pressure on Nigeria to Protect Rights of Children

During its June session, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, which monitors states' implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, released its concluding observations on…

Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns, Inc. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, et al.

(REVISED 9.23.2016) The Center for Reproductive Rights has joined the City of Baltimore to defend a first-in-the-nation ordinance that demands truth in advertising from limited-service

State: 
MD
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Closed
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The Center

Report on the United States’ Compliance with Its Human Rights Obligations In the Area of Women’s Reproductive and Sexual Health

The United Nations Human Rights Council has introduced a process designed to review countries’ compliance with human rights obligations as contained in (1) the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; (2) the United Nations Charter; (3) human rights treaties to which the country is a State Party;…

A Year In Review: 2009 Legislative Wrap Up

In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women's access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services…

Center for Reproductive Rights Applauds Landmark Abortion Decision by European Court of Human Rights

March 20, 2007 - The European Court of Human Rights held today, for the first time, that governments have a duty to establish effective mechanisms for ensuring that women have access to abortion where it is legal…

Abortion Providers Ask Appeals Court to Affirm Ruling Striking Down Florida’s Biased Counseling Law

On Wednesday, abortion providers will ask the Fourth District Court of Appeal to affirm a trial court ruling blocking enforcement of Florida's unconstitutional biased counseling law, which denies abortion providers the right to determine what information is appropriate for their patients…

Alabama Taxpayers Forced to Pay for State-Mandated, Ideological Materials on Abortion

Yesterday, a federal judge confirmed that the State of Alabama must pay for the production and distribution of materials that are mandated under the state's abortion waiting period law…

Our Work in Focus

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