Contraception

City of Manila Health Official Apologizes for the Denial of Reproductive Health Services and Violations Against Women

(PRESS RELEASE) This week, a Manila City Health Office official has apologized for the barriers facing women with unplanned pregnancies when seeking reproductive health services after hearing from community activists…

Violence against Women and Reproductive Rights in the Americas

The numerous forms of violence that are committed against women pose an obstacle to their individual development, violate their rights, and limit their freedoms…

Senator Murray Introduces Bill to Dramatically Expand Birth Control Access

(PRESS RELEASE) Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) was joined by over 20 of her colleagues today in introducing the “Access is Affordability Act”—a measure which would ensure oral contraceptives approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for over-the-counter use would be covered in health…

Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants

The following was published in the Austin American

The Philippines In the Hot Seat

Tina Montales, her husband, and their eight children barely have enough to eat. …

Perú Reopens Criminal Investigation Into Mass Forced Sterilizations

(PRESS RELEASE) The Peruvian government will reopen its criminal investigation into the forced sterilization of hundreds of thousands of women and men in the 1990s—according to a decision by Luis Antonio Landa Burgos, the Superior Prosecutor for Perú…

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

Center for Reproductive Rights & American Constitution Society Honor Yale Student Leaders

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS), in partnership with the Center for Reproductive Rights, will present the third annual American Constitution Society Reproductive Rights and Justice Award to the

Our Work in Focus

On the evening of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on MSNBC’s For The Record with Greta to discuss the implications of the new administration’s policies on women’s health and rights…
The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights…
The new federal requirement that private health insurance cover the cost of birth control has generated much heated controversy these last few weeks: Congressional hearings, proposed legislation to unwind it, multiple legal actions…