New research on Latin America's four recent female presidents disproves the idea that merely putting a woman in power will improve gender equality.
This vote should be about the morality of letting women suffer.
The Northern Irish party were horrified at the suggestion that Brexit might mean different customs rules. But when it comes to women's rights, it's a different story.
Trump embraced evangelicals in his first year as president. Here, scholars provide historical context to how the religious right has shaped American politics over the past decades.
Trump's America is marked by the clash of intransigent, bitter opinions. And it's not just about gun control.
Voting on this issue is a matter of conscience, so the MP's view that women shouldn't be allowed to terminate pregnancies, even when they've been raped, is very relevant to the rest of society.
After a fierce debate, one of the most restrictive reproductive laws in the world has been eased.
A depressing ruling from a Court of Appeal and a triumph in Westminster all at once.
The case of a 12-year-old Costa Rican girl, who was raped by her father and denied an abortion, is dividing a nation that prides itself on its human rights record.
Decriminalisation is important as it signals to the community that abortion is part of gynaecological care and should not be treated differently to any other form of health care.
What will happen to the landmark abortion rights ruling with Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court?
President-elect Trump has said the issue of gay marriage is settled, yet he wants to overturn Roe v. Wade, which upheld a woman's right to abortion. What will he do once he becomes president?
What will Donald Trump do for women as president? Republicans want to curb abortion rights, but Trump could break new ground and win female support by delivering on child care and paid family leave.
Recent Supreme Court rulings played a crucial role in the cultural politics that got Donald Trump elected.
Younger evangelicals have a very different view of their faith.Their perspective on issues such as immigration and economic inequality differs widely from that of the religious right.
The war on reproductive rights in Central Europe is not a backlash but a key tenet of a new illiberal form of governance.
One in five vice presidents becomes president. So we had scholars watching Tuesday night. Here's what they heard.
TRAP laws – targeted regulation of abortion providers – have been a way for states to limit abortions. The Supreme Court Monday struck down a Texas TRAP law, saying it did not protect women.
The fourth annual march for life was bigger than in previous years – but it still seems fragmented.
Providing women with a range of reproductive health options – from abortions to IUDs – is not only essential for their financial security but good for the economy as well.