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Shadow Report to the U.N. Human Rights Council on the Second Universal Periodic Review of the U.S.

Center for Reproductive Rights Releases New PSA Featuring Artist and Actress Jemima Kirke

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights released a new PSA featuring British artist and actress Jemima Kirke.

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…

Lawmakers Force Doctors to Mislead Patients

Last week, the state of Arizona further invaded the doctor-patient relationship when the governor signed a new law requiring abortion providers to inform their patients about a scientifically unproven intervention that claims to “reverse” medication abortion…

Crisis in the South

Last month, under the cover of night, a hooded intruder took a hatchet-like tool to the last abortion clinic in the state of Mississippi—smashing security cameras, damaging the generator, and attempting to cut the power lines…

An “Abortion Ban” for Poor Women

Anti-choice politicians have pushed hundreds of different sham laws over the last few years, but all are designed to do just one thing: Make abortion care more difficult to obtain…

Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice v. Cline

(REVISED 2.23.2016) Oklahoma passed a law, which was to take effect November 1, 2014, requiring physicians providing medication abortions to use an obsolete method that does not meet the current standard

State: 
OK
Status: 
Open
Owner: 
The Center

Burns v. Cline

(REVISED 6.2.2016) Oklahoma passed a law in 2014 requiring that physicians providing abortions obtain admitting privileges at a hospital within thirty miles of the facility where they provide care, or

State: 
OK
Status: 
Open
Owner: 
The Center

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…