Safe & Healthy Pregnancy

Nigeria’s Federal High Court Strikes Out Civil Society Organization’s Case of a Woman Who Was Illegally Detained and Died During Confinement

(PRESS RELEASE) The family of a woman who was illegally detained for the inability to clear her medical bill and denied emergency services leading to her death, yesterday had their case dismissed by the Federal High Court in Nigeria, due to a procedural irregularity that…

The Women Behind Bars In El Salvador

El Salvador’s total ban on abortion puts women’s health and lives in danger and denies them essential reproductive freedom…

Roma Women Speak Out

Segregation. Racial harassment. Physical restraint and neglect during childbirth. Roma women in Slovakia speak about their experiences of discrimination and abuse in reproductive health care facilities…

Teodora Is Free

Our client Teodora was released from prison this month. She was unjustly imprisoned for 11 years under El Salvador’s inhumane abortion law after suffering a stillbirth.

Breaking Ground 2018: Treaty Monitoring Bodies on Reproductive Rights

Breaking Ground 2018: Treaty Monitoring Bodies on Reproductive Rights summarizes the jurisprudence from United Nations treaty monitoring bodies (TMBs) on reproductive rights, particularly the standards on reproductive health information and contraception, maternal health care, and…

The Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Arrest of Pregnant Schoolgirls in Tanzania

(PRESS RELEASE) Five schoolgirls who became pregnant and their parents were arrested last week following a local government directive, despite no laws forbidding teenagers from becoming pregnant. Everyone was later released on bail…

Annual Report 2017

As we mark our 25th anniversary, the Center for Reproductive Rights celebrates the trails we have blazed and the progress we have made toward building a world where reproductive rights are recognized and respected as fundamental human rights.