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Press Releases

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on the Inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights today called on incoming President Donald Trump to reject the extreme and divisive positions on women’s reproductive rights expressed during his campaign and reassure American women that their constitutional and human rights will be…

Chile’s Senate Constitutional Commission Approves Abortion Bill

(PRESS RELEASE) Today Chile’s Senate Constitutional Commission agreed to advance a proposed bill that would allow women to access safe and legal abortion services in cases of life-endangerment, sexual violence, and fatal fetal impairments…

Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Lourdes Rivera as Senior Vice President, U.S. Programs

(PRESS RELEASE) Lourdes Rivera has joined the Center for Reproductive Rights as the organization’s new Senior Vice President for U.S. Programs. Rivera most recently served as Senior Program Officer at the Ford Foundation…

Center for Reproductive Rights Joins Historic Women’s March

(PRESS RELEASE)The Center for Reproductive Rights will join over 150 organizations on January 21, 2017 at the historic Women’s March in Washington, D.C. …

U.N. General Assembly Adopts Resolution to End Child, Early, and Forced Marriage Worldwide

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) reaffirmed its commitment to eliminating child, early and forced marriage globally with a new resolution that calls on states to strengthen laws and policies to protect women and girls from this harmful practice…

In the Spotlight

Trump’s Health Secretary Pick Threatens Women's Care

Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, spoke with Rachel Maddow about concerns that Rep…

Trump and the Supreme Court: What Happens Now?

The consequences of Donald Trump’s election as president may be enormous for the makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court. Trump has pledged to appoint conservative, anti-choice justices, beginning with the spot on the Court left open by the death of Antonin Scalia…

Women’s Strike Defeats Abortion Ban in Poland

On October 3, seven million women in Poland went on strike, outraged by a proposal that would completely ban abortion—and punish women who end a pregnancy with up to five years in prison.

Nancy Northup on All In With Chris Hayes

Watch Nancy Northup's appearance on the 6/27/16 episode of All In With Chris Hayes.

Nancy Northup on PBS NewsHour

Watch Nancy Northup's appearance on the 6/27/16 episode of PBS NewsHour.