Abortion

Court Enjoins New Abortion Law, Protecting Rights of Nearly 400 Mississippi Women

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Court Rejects Use of European Human Rights Law to Establish Fetal Rights

In a case that could have undermined abortion rights across Europe, today the European Court of Human Rights refused to treat a fetus as a person under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms…

Center Temporarily Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

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Court Rejects Use of European Human Rights Law to Establish Fetal Rights

In July 2004, in a case that could have undermined abortion rights across Europe, today the European Court of Human Rights refused to treat a fetus as a person under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms…

Court Orders Preliminary Injunction Against Utah Abortion Ban

On Thursday, June 10, 2004, the Utah Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the State of Utah and the Salt Lake City prosecutor’s office, agreed to a court-ordered preliminary injunction to prevent enforcement of the "Partial Birth Abortion Amendments" recently enacted by the Utah Legislature…

Louisiana Man Sued for Faking Abortion Services

Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit in the District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Metairie, Louisiana, resident William Graham on behalf of three women, a Metairie medical facility, one of their physicians and his patients…

Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting their Reproductive Lives South Asia

The Center for Reproductive Rights’ report, Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting their Reproductive Lives - South Asia, is the first extensive examination of laws and policies that influence women’s reproductive

Our Work in Focus

Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, in partnership with We Testify, a program of the National Network of Abortion Funds, released a series of videos featuring women from across the country speaking out on the…
The right to life is a fundamental human right, central to the enjoyment of all other human rights…
The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights…