Contraception

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Colorado Demand Letter

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Over the Counter

Savannah remembers feeling “extremely uneasy” on the first day of her first year in college—and it wasn’t as simple as freshman jitters…

Over the Counter: The Next Big Step for Birth Control

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Texas Policy Harms Undocumented Women

Undocumented women in Texas often do not seek needed health care for fear of being stopped at checkpoints, while others are refused care due to their undocumented status…

Accountability for Discrimination Against Women in the Philippines: Key Findings and Recommendations from the CEDAW Committee's Special Inquiry on Reproductive Rights

2007 report by the Center documenting human rights violations associated with Executive Order 003 became the basis for a special inquiry convened by the United Nations…

Without a Prescription

On the first day of her first year in college, Savannah remembers feeling “extremely uneasy”—and it wasn’t just freshman jitters or homesickness…

Fighting Back: Reclaiming Reproductive Rights in the 113th Congress and Beyond

The 113th Congress was another busy time for extremist politicians looking to make abortion and even contraception impossible to access…

The Human Rights Committee Urges Malawi to Safeguard Sexual and Reproductive Rights

In July 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (the Committee), which monitors states’ implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, released its concluding observations on Malawi, urging the government to take immediate steps to address reproductive…

Fundamentally Wrong-headed

Center for Reproductive Rights President and CEO Nancy Northup did a round of press interviews following the shocking U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby…

Human Rights v. World Cup

“How can we balance our love of the game with our commitment to human rights?” asks Human Rights Watch Deputy Director, Iain Levine, in his timely opinion piece in Foreign Policy

Our Work in Focus

Young women face particular obstacles to accessing reproductive health services and information…