Press Releases

Nurse Acquitted in a Pregnancy Complications Case

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Court of Appeal of Kenya acquitted Jackson Tali, a registered nurse who was arrested and sentenced to death on murder charges.

UNFPA Report Addresses Economic Inequality and the Intersection with Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights commends the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for addressing economic inequality and the intersection with sexual and reproductive health and rights in the 2017 edition of its State of the World Population

Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Vivian Siu as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) Vivian Siu has joined the Center for Reproductive Rights as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. Siu most recently served as Director of Communications at The Intercept…

Center for Reproductive Rights Joins Black Mamas Matter Alliance and Reproductive Justice Groups in Fight for Maternal Health Care at the Fifth Circuit

(MEDIA ADVISORY) - The Center for Reproductive Rights today filed an amicus brief in a federal appeals court on behalf of the Black Mamas Matter…

Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Trump Administration’s Contraceptive Coverage Rules

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a complaint today in federal court in the District Court of the District of Columbia challenging interim final rules released last week by the Trump administration that threaten to curtail access to birth…

State District Court Permanently Blocks Oklahoma Restrictions on Medication Abortion Due to Legal Challenge from Center for Reproductive Rights

A state district court today permanently blocked  a 2014 Oklahoma measure that restricts a woman’s access to medication abortion—a non-surgical method of ending an pregnancy…

Center for Reproductive Rights to Fight Back in Court After Trump Administration Guts Women’s Access to Birth Control

(PRESS RELEASE) The Trump administration today issued interim final rules which could restrict access to birth control for hundreds of thousands of women…

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Unconstitutional Nationwide Ban on Abortion at 20 Weeks

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 36, an unconstitutional nationwide ban on abortion at 20 weeks, prohibiting safe and legal abortion without regard for the health of the woman…

Center for Reproductive Rights President & CEO Nancy Northup: Statement on HHS Secretary Price’s Resignation

Today, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price – who packed the agency with anti-abortion extremists to chip away at women’s healthcare rights and access from within – resigned from his post amidst a controversy involving the improper use of taxpayer dollars…