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Federal Employees Deserve Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care

Federal Employees Deserve Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care: Congress Should Remove the Prohibition on Abortion Coverage in the Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan…

Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992): Three Judicial Views on Abortion Restrictions

Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992): Three Judicial Views on Abortion Restrictions…

Why Senators Should Ask Supreme Court Nominees About Their Views on Abortion Rights

Why Senators Should Ask Supreme Court Nominees About Their Views on Abortion Rights…

The Legal Right to Abortion in Puerto Rico

The Legal Right to Abortion in Puerto Rico…

U.S. Supreme Court Case Summaries: Griswold and Leading Abortion Cases

  1. Griswold v. Connecticut
  2. Roe v. Wade
  3. Bellotti v. Baird II
  4. Harris v. McRae

Myths and Realities: Debunking USAID’s Analysis of the Global Gag Rule

The global gag rule, or "Mexico City Policy," restricts foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that receive U.S. family planning assistance from advocating for or providing abortion-related services, even with their own, non-U.S.

Emergency Contraception: An Important Component of Women's Rights

Read our EC briefing paper (PDF) also available in Spanish

EXAMPLES OF SITUATIONS WHEN WOMEN CONSIDER EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION

Voices from Nepal: Excerpts from Abortion in Nepal: Women Imprisoned

Nepal’s punitive approach to abortion has threatened women’s lives and health, reinforced entrenched gender discrimination, and interfered with women’s decision-making on a matter with immense personal implications.