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Supreme Court Must Invalidate Texas Sham Law

In a powerful op-ed in USA Today, Center for Reproductive Rights president and CEO Nancy Northup outlines what is at stake in the upcoming U.S…

Al Jazeera: Mother of Ecuadorian girl raped by vice principal testifies in Washington, DC

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held a hearing in the case of Paola del Rosario Guzmán Albarracín, an Ecuadorian teenager who was sexually abused repeatedly by her school’s vice-principal for two years. Petita Albarracín, Paola’s mother, told the Commission about her…

Texas Policy Harms Undocumented Women

Undocumented women in Texas often do not seek needed health care for fear of being stopped at checkpoints, while others are refused care due to their undocumented status…

Nepalese Migrant Worker Free After Wrongful Imprisonment in Malaysia

Nirmala Thape has been set free following a yearlong ordeal during which she was wrongfully arrested and imprisoned after having an abortion in Malaysia…

Pressure Mounts for Kenya to Stop Quack “Doctors” Following Rape Arrest

One of Mugo Wairimu’s former patients recalls visiting his clinic for a pelvic exam…

Chile Moves Toward Easing Abortion Ban

Since 1989, abortion has been prohibited under any circumstance in Chile due to a law enacted under the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.  This week, legislators took a key step toward easing the country’s draconian policy. …

Unexpected Veto of Abortion Ban in WV

Great news out of West Virginia over the weekend. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed a bill that would have banned abortion after 20-weeks of pregnancy. According to ThinkProgress, Gov…

Spaniards Reject Plan to Restrict Abortion

A new poll published in the Spanish daily newspaper El País shows that Spain’s ruling conservative party is losing popularity in part because of its recent effort to restrict abortion. …

Groundbreaking Contraceptive Case Filed in the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh

On November 14, the second case to be developed under the Center for Reproductive Rights’ South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI) was filed in the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh…