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New House and Senate Bills Would Repeal Trump's Global Gag Rule

(PRESS RELEASE)  New federal legislation was introduced today in the U.S…

Trump Orders Global Gag Rule, Cuts Off Vital, Safe Abortion Services For Women

(PRESS RELEASE) As one of his first acts as president, Donald Trump imposed a sweeping new policy that restricts access to safe abortion services for women worldwide…

Updated Report from the Center for Reproductive Rights: Women in 33 States At-Risk of Losing Right to Abortion if Landmark Roe v. Wade Decision is Overturned

(PRESS RELEASE) Over 37 million women in 33 states are at-risk of living in a state where abortion could become illegal if the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v Wade were overturned—according to an updated report issued today by the Center for Reproductive…

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…

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…

New Report: 2016 a Pivotal Year for Women’s Reproductive Rights, with Many Battles Ahead

(PRESS RELEASE) Women across the nation saw their constitutional right to safe, legal abortion reaffirmed in 2016, yet continue to face obstacles accessing the full range of reproductive health care services and will continue to face challenges in 2017—according to a new report from the…

Federal Court Temporarily Halts Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions After Legal Challenge from Center for Reproductive Rights

(MEDIA ADVISORY) – A federal court judge today granted a request from the Center for Reproductive Rights to halt new regulations designed to cut off access to legal abortion and shame…