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The Rio Grande Valley has been severely affected by the Texas legislature’s attack on the reproductive health safety net. These resources explain the policies and their consequences on the health and rights of Latinas.

Read the Analysis of the 84th Texas Legislature

This new resource analyzes the major policy outcomes from the 84th Texas Legislative Session that impact the reproductive health and human rights of Texas Latinas. Nuestro Texas examines how this legislative session measured up to the vision for Texas Latinas set out in the blueprint we released prior to the session, A Reproductive Justice Agenda for Latinas.

READ THE ANALYSIS OF THE 84TH TEXAS LEGISLATURE

Read the Blueprint

Following up on their 2013 report on the fight for women’s reproductive health in the Rio Grande Valley, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health now release Nuestro Texas: A Reproductive Justice Agenda for Latinas. This human rights policy agenda, published in 2015, puts forth state policies that promote the health and human rights of Texas Latinas.

READ THE BLUEPRINT

READ THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Read the blueprint and then show your support for the NLIRH Texas Latina Advocacy Network’s lobby day during the 84th Texas legislative session by endorsing it!

Report to the U.N.

In August of 2014, the U.S. Government was reviewed by the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on its human rights obligations. Together with a third organization, SisterSong, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health submitted a report to the Committee, drawing on the Nuestro Texas campaign to document discrimination against non-citizen women in access to health care, as well as racial disparities in maternal mortality.

READ THE REPORT TO THE U.N.

Read the Report

In late 2012 and early 2013, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health documented the impact of state funding cuts to family planning services on women in the Rio Grande Valley. This report draws from their stories to show how funding cuts to women’s preventive services are more than failed policies—they are violations of their human rights.

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READ THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY