Funding for Reproductive Healthcare

Public Funding

The Day that Will Live in Infamy

August 1, 2012: A date that will live in infamy. Or so some religious conservatives contend. Matt Smith, president of the Catholic Advocate, solemnly declared that "August first will be remembered as the day our most cherished liberty was thrown in a government dumpster and hauled away." L…

RH Reality Check: Something to Celebrate: Philadelphia Board of Health Calls for Public Funding, Insurance Coverage for Reproductive Health Care

Less than two months into 2013, state legislators around the U.S. are aggressively pursuing an anti-choice agenda that would severely undermine—and in some cases outright ban—reproductive health care services for women. …

Extremists Target Rape Exception

Just when you thought the opponents of reproductive freedom couldn't get any more radical, they outdo themselves…

2012: U.S. in Review

Put 2012 against any year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, in 1973, and you would be hard pressed to find a period that offered as many highs and lows as the past 12 months.

Let's start with the highlights. …

Philippines Passes Reproductive Health Bill that Guarantees Access to Modern Contraceptives

A reproductive health bill that has been in the making for more than a decade was passed in both the Philippines House of Representatives and the Senate. The House and Senate reconciled their respective versions of the bill last month and President Benigno Aquino III signed the bill into…

Texas At It Again

This week, elected officials in Texas began pre-filing some of the bills they hope to pass during the 2013 legislative session…

UN Urges the Slovak Government to Reform Reproductive Health

A recent review by the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights found that Slovakia continues to fall short on certain key elements of reproductive health care…

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…

A Landmark Win for Women’s Health

The news out of Washington today is excellent for women across the United States. …