The 2017 HRRs, published on
The Center filed its initial
DOS has effectively ignored the Center's request, leading to the Center's decision to sue for the information.
"Human rights are indivisible and universal. Governments do not get to pick and choose whose rights will be respected. Access to reproductive healthcare has been recognized as a protected human right impacting women's right to life, health, equality, non-discrimination and freedom from cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment," said
"We will continue to use the power of law, for as long as it takes to ensure that the
Rules and policies attacking reproductive rights such as the Global Gag Rule, the Domestic Gag Rule, and regulations aimed at the Affordable Care Act, have been specifically designed to restrict access to abortion, birth control, and reproductive health care, curbing human rights domestically and abroad.