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New Directors Join Board of Center for Reproductive Rights

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights, a global legal advocacy organization that fights to ensure reproductive rights are guaranteed in law as human rights, announced three new members of the organization’s Board of Directors…

Center for Reproductive Rights, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Submit Amicus Brief in Support of the “Janes”

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Center for Reproductive Rights, the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF), and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) filed an

Center for Reproductive Rights Comment on Proposed Title X Regulations

Title X is the only federal program that is exclusively dedicated to bringing reproductive health care services to over four million low-income, under- and uninsured women and men. For many women, Title X providers are their primary or only source of health care…

Trial Concludes in Challenge to Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) A trial concluded today in Texas federal district court in a lawsuit brought by lead plaintiff Whole Woman’s Health and other Texas abortion providers, represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Lawyering Project, and Morrison & Foerster LLP…

Lawsuit Filed Against HHS for Refusing to Release Documents Regarding New Office for Civil Rights Division

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) today filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for refusing…

Nancy Northup: “We Need Answers” From Judge Kavanaugh

In light of President Trump’s vow to only nominate to the U.S. Supreme Court Justices hostile to abortion rights, the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh may pose the greatest threat to reproductive rights in more than a generation…

Speak Out Now Against the "Domestic Gag Rule"

In June, the Trump administration proposed a dangerous new rule that would prohibit providers that receive federal Title X family planning funds from making referrals for abortion care. The rule would also prohibit granting Title X funds to family planning…

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to U.S. Supreme Court

(PRESS RELEASE) Said Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:…

Our Work in Focus

(Revised 05.08.18) The Center originally published this toolkit in 2016. Since then, our collaborators have taken the movement for Black maternal health, rights, and justice to new levels…
Across the United States, Black women die or suffer serious illness during and after childbirth in dramatically disproportionate numbers—three to four times higher—than do their white counterparts…