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New Investigation Details Devastating Impact of Texas Family Planning Cuts on Latinas in the Rio Grande Valley

(PRESS RELEASE) **Ver abajo para versión en español** Even before laws aimed at closing many Texas reproductive health care practices went into effect, deep budget cuts to family planning programs were already devastating women’s health care…

Nuestra Voz, Nuestra Salud, Nuestro Texas: The Fight for Women's Reproductive Health in the Rio Grande Valley

In late 2012 and early 2013, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health documented the impact of state funding cuts to family planning services on women in the Rio Grande Valley…

Veto Letter to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon: Senate Bill 749

Read the Center for Reproductive Rights' letter to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon urging him to veto Senate Bill 749 which would prevent women from accessing insurance coverage for contraception and conflict with federal law…

New Beginning in Nepal

As the only global legal advocacy group dedicated to the advancement of reproductive rights worldwide, the Center set a goal several years ago to establish a strong presence in the places where we battle for women's health, equality, and dignity. …

Not Easy Being a Woman in Texas

Anti-choice legislators in Texas have long been in the business of violating reproductive rights, demonstrated ever so bluntly last year when they pushed one of the most demeaning, invasive ultrasound laws ever enacted…

Progress on Accountability for Maternal Health Care and Mortality in Bihar, India

In India last month, the Division Bench of Patna with the State High Court of Bihar (High Court) handed down an order holding the state responsible for failing to protect, respect, and fulfill the rights of pregnant women…

Fighting to Ensure the Right to Food for Pregnant Women in India

In India, 63,000 women die from pregnancy-related causes every year-more than anywhere else in the world. The causes of maternal mortality are well-known and largely preventable, with malnutrition being a main contributing factor. …

Centre for Health and Resource Management v. State of Bihar and Others (2011)

CHARM v. State of Bihar and Others is a public interest litigation petition filed in March 2011 by the Center’s partner in India, Human Rights Law Network.

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2010 State Legislative Wrap Up

In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women’s access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services. Each year, anti-choice state legislators propose measures intended to restrict women’s access to abortion, including mandatory delays, biased counseling provisions and other burdensome and unnecessary requirements. Hundreds of anti-choice bills are proposed annually and dozens of restrictive laws are passed, making it increasingly difficult for women in many states to access abortion…