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Free and Reunited: The Women Behind Bars in El Salvador

El Salvador's draconian abortion ban has led over 40 women to decades-long prison sentences for suffering obstetric emergencies. They were separated from their families, and denied fair trials. Over 25 have regained their freedom. These are some of their stories.

Standing up Against Abortion Opposition in Nairobi

UPDATE: SUCCESS! The billboards came down in May…

The Center for Reproductive Rights, its regional partners and women’s groups demand that Nairobi County remove billboards with misleading information on the constitutional right to abortion

Nairobi - (Press Release) Today, a coalition of 11 civil society organizations, individuals and women’s groups under the umbrella Team Life delivered a petition to Nairobi County Governor, Mike Mbuvi, demanding the immediate removal…

Peru Apologizes to K.L.

K.L. was 17 years old and 14 weeks pregnant when she found out that the fetus she was carrying was anencephalic and would not survive outside of the womb. Despite the fact that abortion is legal in Peru when a pregnant woman’s health is at risk, K.L…

Elizabeth Banks Helps Raise $380,000 for the Center for Reproductive Rights

(PRESS RELEASE) —The Center for Reproductive Rights raised $380,000 yesterday evening at their inaugural Los Angeles benefit, co-hosted by Elizabeth Banks and board member Heidi Lindelof at the London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills…