Center for Reproductive Law and Policy

Center for
Reproductive Law and Policy,
Web site review by Kate
Garsombke
With news on women’s rights and information about reproductive laws
worldwide, the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy’s Web site is
one of the most comprehensive glimpses into the global status of
reproductive rights. Updates on policies such as abortion,
contraception, and female genital mutilation can be found on the
site, including information about the changing status of Afghan
women’s rights. The CRLP, created in 1992 by Janet Benshoof and a
group of fellow attorneys, is the only international, nonprofit
legal organization devoted solely to reproductive rights. Benshoof,
who filed a citizen’s petition that ultimately led to the Food and
Drug Administration’s approval of emergency contraception, was
recognized in 2000 as one of the ‘100 most Influential Lawyers in
America.’
–Kate Garsombke
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