Press Releases

Incomplete Human Rights Reporting at the State Department

Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to reverse his predecessor’s decision to omit reproductive rights from the State Department’s annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

El Salvador Legislative Assembly Misses Opportunity to Reform Draconian Abortion Law

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador failed to bring up a vote to reform its abortion law…

Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns State Department for Dropping Reproductive Rights from Human Rights Reports

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights called on the State Department to issue complete reports after stripping reporting on women’s reproductive health and rights from its annual country reports on global human rights…

Over 250 Reproductive, Civil and Human Rights Organizations Call on ICE to Discontinue Policy on Detaining Pregnant Individuals

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, a broad coalition of over 250 civil and human rights organizations called on the U.S…

State Court Temporarily Blocks Montana Law Prohibiting Advance Practice Registered Nurses From Providing Abortion Services

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the State District Court in Lewis and Clark County temporarily blocked a law prohibiting advance practice registered nurses (APRNs) from providing abortion services…

Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Dozens of Abortion Restrictions in Mississippi

(PRESS RELEASE)  The Center for Reproductive Rights, the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Mississippi civil rights attorney Robert B…

Federal Court Rejects Bid to Halt Center for Reproductive Rights Lawsuit Against Louisiana Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) – A Louisiana federal court today rejected the state’s efforts to shut down litigation brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights challenging…

Over 200 Sexual Reproductive Right's NGOs Call for Polish Parliament to Protect Women’s Health and Rights

Poland’s Parliament should listen to the voices of women across Poland and reject a regressive legislative proposal that would erode reproductive rights, over 200 human and women’s rights groups from across the globe said in

Kenya’s High Court Rules in Favor of Woman Physically Abused During Delivery

(PRESS RELEASE) A pregnant woman who was unlawfully physically and verbally abused by hospital staff and deliberately left to deliver on the floor, today won a landmark case at the Bungoma High Court made possible with the support of the Center for Reproductive Rights…

Federal District Court Temporarily Blocks Mississippi’s Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban in Response to Center for Reproductive Rights Challenge

(MEDIA ADVISORY) Today, a federal judge in Mississippi issued a temporary restraining order blocking the state’s unconstitutional ban on abortion after 15 weeks…