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UN Human Rights Body Urges Russia and Moldova to Protect Reproductive Rights

This May the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR Committee) urged the governments of the Russian Federation and …

UN Concluding Observations: Russia, 2011

The U.N. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights released their concluding observations from the 46th session on the fifth periodic report of the Russian Federation on May 20, 2011…

UN Concluding Observations: The Republic of Moldova

The U.N. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights released their concluding observations from the 46th session on the second periodic report of the Republic of Moldova on July 12, 2011…

Rep. Lowey Introduces Bill to Stem Efforts to Gag Overseas Groups on Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Pushing back against recent efforts by opponents of reproductive rights to reimpose the Global Gag Rule, Rep…

Proposed Global Gag Rule Threatens Women's Health and Lives; Undermines Democratic Values

The House of Representatives-proposed Foreign Relations Authorization Act of 2012 would reinstate a failed Bush-era policy -- the "Global Gag Rule" -- that would silence overseas community groups and health experts, preventing them from discussing access to safe, legal abortion - even when this…

CRR Spotlights Abuses against HIV+ Women in Chile

On June 21, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Chilean HIV/AIDS group VIVO POSITIVO will present the findings of the report …

CRR Calls on Senate Leadership and White House to Stand Firm against Attacks on Women’s Health

(PRESS RELEASE) As the government moves closer to a shutdown, the Center for Reproductive Rights called on Senator Harry Reid and President Barack Obama to stand firm against the House leadership’s attacks on women’s health, including budget measures that would strip funding…

Care2: Congress' War on Women, the Global Edition

When Congress turns this week to another round of negotiations over spending for 2011, much of the country will be focused on the sure-to-be contentious debate over the House proposal to strip federal funding from family planning services, including from Planned Parenthood…

O'Brien v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: Notice of Appeal

O'Brien v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: Notice of Appeal…

City of Baltimore and CRR Plan to Appeal Crisis Pregnancy Center Court Decision

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the City of Baltimore will be immediately appealing a court decision issued today involving a legal challenge to a new city ordinance that demands truth in advertising from crisis pregnancy centers in Baltimore. …

Our Work in Focus

The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights…
The Center for Reproductive Rights has embarked on a series of new projects in Uganda as part of its wider work in the African region…
Biased counseling laws, on the books in many states, require woman seeking an abortion to receive information dictated by the state prior to undergoing the procedure…