With weak protections against child marriage, Bangladesh has been named one of the most dangerous countries where girls can grow up in the world.
Rules written by Catholic bishops ban procedures deemed “immoral” by the church, like abortion, contraception, in-vitro fertilization and tubal ligation.
In reproductive care, critics argue, Catholic ethics can trump medical best practice and patients can be denied the care they desire or need.
Five women from Nepal and India who had been trafficked into the country were repatriated to their home countries this week.
In some cases, changes in hospital ownership broadened access to reproductive services in Wisconsin, in others, it restricted it
Expectant mothers in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, have a wealth of hospitals to choose from, unlike some of their counterparts in rural areas. For the county’s black and Hispanic women, however, the choice is often a…
When Ascension’s St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee announced it would cut back services in 2018, residents of the surrounding Sherman Park area balked. The predominantly black, low-income neighborhood already faced its share of challenges. Nearly…
A new study by Marie Stopes Kenya showed that 20.7 per cent of women seeking abortion services in Nairobi “do not know” whether the process is illegal.
When SP le Roux began to think about the sexual violence epidemic in his home country of South Africa, he put his background as an electrical engineer and inventor to work.
There has been a surge in tourists to locations of the Southeast Asian Games this year. Thousands of women could be facing increased sexual abuse.
When she is not at university, Audrey Mugeni is updating her spreadsheet. Every month, she adds more names. In one column, a grim question needs answering: ‘What killed this woman?’
The Philippines sex industry and potential for continued exploitation is indirectly aided by legislative loopholes and indifference from authorities.
‘Dumped Babies Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg’: The Deadly Consequences of Curbing Reproductive Rights
Abortions are illegal in Kenya. Every day, 320 women are hospitalised – and seven die – as a result of dangerous ‘quack’ abortions in Kenya.
Approximately 52 percent of girls in Bangladesh are coerced into marriage as children and left without the support they need to protect themselves.
Poland has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the EU. But four women, nicknamed the "abortion dream team," are pushing back.
Across the United States, physicians, gynecologists, and family doctors report being asked to perform, or performing, “virginity tests.”
Ramona shares her story of recovery and escape from a past of violence and drug addiction in south Kensington, Philadelphia.
Amid crackdowns on supporters of the Kurdish movement in Turkey, Kurdish Syria became the heart of the greater Kurdish movement.