Abortion

Pennsylvania Governor Vetoes Unconstitutional Abortion Ban

(MEDIA ADVISORY) Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has vetoed an unconstitutional abortion restriction passed this month by the state House…

Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Obstetric Emergency Is Denied Freedom

(PRESS RELEASE) The San Salvador Second Tribunal of Sentence (Tribunal Segundo de Sentencia de San

Irish Parliamentary Committee Recommends Abortion Law Reform

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution—a select committee of the

Annual Report 2017

As we mark our 25th anniversary, the Center for Reproductive Rights celebrates the trails we have blazed and the progress we have made toward building a world where reproductive rights are recognized and respected as fundamental human rights.

Salvadoran Court Hearing in Case of Teodora, Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned Postponed

(PRESS RELEASE) Teodora del Carmen Vásquez was scheduled for a sentence revision hearing today after being wrongfully convicted of having an abortion and sentenced to 30 years in prison in 2007…

Council of Europe Commissioner Launches New Report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe—the main human rights watchdog for the continent—released a new report on women’s sexual and…

New Report: Roma Women Experience Discrimination, Receive Poor Reproductive Health Care In Slovakia

(PRESS RELEASE) Roma women living in Slovakia report facing discrimination, segregation and abuse when obtaining reproductive health services, according to a new report from the Center for Reproductive Rights and Slovak organization Center for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa)…

Texas Court Strikes Down Ban on Safest, Most Common Method of Abortion After Approximately 15 Weeks

(Press Release) Today, a federal district court judge struck down a…

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…