Navigation Links
Investigation to Show Harassment, Legal Restrictions Impose Severe Obstacles for Abortion Providers and Women Seeking Abortions
Date:7/13/2009

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week, the Center for Reproductive Rights will release the results of an investigation of abortion clinics in six states demonstrating that attacks, harassment, discriminatory legal restrictions and stigma are causing a shortage of abortion facilities and providers, severely limiting women's reproductive rights. The report will be released at a briefing for members of Congress, staff and media on Wednesday, July 22, at 12:30 p.m. in room HC-8 of the U.S. Capitol.

The report -- which studied clinics in Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Texas -- calls for urgent action by governments at all levels, law enforcement, the medical community and the public to recognize abortion providers as human rights defenders who protect women's fundamental rights.

WHAT: Congressional Briefing: Defending Human Rights: Abortion Providers Facing Threats, Restrictions and Harassment

WHO: Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)

Nancy Northup, Center for Reproductive Rights

Marianne Mollman, Human Rights Watch

Amy Hagstrom Miller, Whole Woman's Health

WHEN: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 22, 2009

WHERE: Room HC - 8 US Capitol

The Center for Reproductive Rights is a global legal organization dedicated to advancing women's reproductive health, self-determination and dignity as basic human rights.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Center for Reproductive Rights
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Investigational Agent Targeting Metabotropic Glutamate 2/3 Receptors Demonstrates Antipsychotic Activity in Humans, Study in Nature Medicine Finds
2. Investigational New Drug Application for Fat Melting Injections Cleared by the FDA
3. ECLIPSE data on effects of Otsukas investigational novel treatment, Tolvaptan
4. FDA Accepts New Drug Application for Priority Review of Investigational HIV Treatment TMC125
5. FDA Accepts New Drug Application for Priority Review of Investigational HIV Treatment TMC125
6. Bristol-Myers Squibb Finalizes Settlement of Previously Disclosed Federal Investigation into Pricing, Sales and Marketing Practices
7. Sunrise Provides Status Report on Special Independent Committee Investigation; Provides Updates on Managements Internal Control Review Efforts and on Legal Proceedings
8. UGA vet school receives $1.18 million NIH grant for rabies vaccine investigations
9. Olympic Gold Medalist Marion Jones-Thompson Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements in Two Separate Federal Criminal Investigations
10. Accentia announces investigational new drug application for Revimmune for refractory MS
11. Supratek Pharma Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for SP1049C for the treatment of metastatic adenocarcinoma of the upper gastrointestinal tract
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/18/2017)... Agoura Hills, CA (PRWEB) , ... January 18, ... ... risk of dental problems ranging from gum disease to enamel erosion, and those ... from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, many pregnant women are failing to ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Anesthesia Progress ... dentists to choose the best drug option for each patient. Dentists have several general ... better overall outcomes. , Researchers from the Tokyo Dental College in Tokyo, Japan wanted ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... ... For breast cancer clinicians and researchers who were unable to attend the 2016 ... and analysis of its highlights, a novel half-day, complimentary meeting—the 14th Annual Best of ... 4, 2017 in Chicago. Chaired by Kathy S. Albain, MD, FACP, FASCO from the ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... ... SunView Software’s Service Smart Technology has been selected as a finalist for ... year, Pink Elephant recognizes a new product or service developed by an IT services ... opportunity. The award highlights original innovations that were released in 2016, either as a ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... century approach to infusing high speed technology into the fabric of an entire ... the advancement of healthcare and wellness in a yet-to-be-named, health focused campus. Leading ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/18/2017)... , Jan. 18, 2017 Safe Rx ... of pharmacies based in Loveland, Colorado ... Vials (LPVs) in selected Good Day locations.     ... a cost-effective alternative for secure storage," said Milton ... less than the price of a cup of coffee, ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... , Jan. 18, 2017 Invetech, ... for cell and advanced therapies , has announced ... biopharmaceutical company developing "tumor starvation" treatments for acute ... needs. Under the agreement, Invetech will develop systems ... on Erytech,s proprietary ERYCAPS technology platform, which uses ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... , January 18, 2017 After ... people regarding the use of cannabis both for medical and ... are more Americans open to the use of cannabis, but ... sectors. According to Arcview Market Research, the North American legal ... 30% from the previous year. The research projects sales will ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: