Access to abortion in the U.S. depends on where you live. Increasingly, the South and Midwest are becoming complete abortion deserts.
Five things to help make sense of what it means.
With the Supreme Court set to overturn Roe v. Wade, New York prepares to become an abortion safe haven
In the wake of a leaked decision by Justice Alito gutting abortion rights, New York state lawmakers have introduced measures to expand access for the expected influx of abortion seekers.
Where populist authoritarianism is on the rise, anti-abortion politics aren’t far behind.
A new bill making its way through the Georgia statehouse would criminalize access to abortion pills by telemedicine — a common, safe, easy way to end early pregnancies that the federal government first allowed last…
As all eyes turn to the landmark case before the Supreme Court, advocates in the South say they’ve been sounding the alarm on access for years.
As the pill’s 60th anniversary approaches outside of the U.S., young women and people with wombs are increasingly interrogating the lack of information doctors provide about side effects when prescribing the pill and calling for…
Women across Poland have been at the heart of a protest movement railing against a ruling that would ban most abortions — the country’s largest protests since the end of Communism 30 years ago. Now…
Anecdotal reports suggest teenage pregnancies are soaring in Kenya, resulting in unsafe late-term terminations and abandoned babies.
During the coronavirus pandemic, telemedicine abortion has become a way of bringing providers directly into patients’ homes, bypassing clinics altogether. Could this become the new normal?
In reproductive care, critics argue, Catholic ethics can trump medical best practice and patients can be denied the care they desire or need.
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.
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Abortions are illegal in Kenya. Every day, 320 women are hospitalised – and seven die – as a result of dangerous ‘quack’ abortions in Kenya.
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.”
In a country where condoms, birth control pills and IUDs are hugely unpopular, many women turn to sterilisation. It’s costing them their lives.
"Many are going to die," warned one impoverished 17-year-old Kenyan woman who nearly lost her life to a back-alley abortion.