Tokophobia is a pathological fear of pregnancy and can lead to avoidance of childbirth.
A century ago, Russian leaders staged mock trials on rape and abortion to educate citizens about new Soviet laws and values. Then, as now, victim-blaming and 'he said, she said' marred the verdict.
Iron deficiency anaemia is an under-recognised condition, but one that can have serious health consequences.
Here's how to choose a bra that's right for you.
Abortion support is high in Argentina, even among Catholics. That puts the church, which opposes an abortion bill up for vote on August 8, in the awkward position of fighting a law its members demand.
Rigid gender roles and stereotypes are key drivers of violence against women. So let's challenge these by starting young.
A woman's work on her body will never be done if she wants to live a normal life.
The impact of Venezuela's medical crisis is not gender-neutral.
If you haven't had kids you probably haven't given much thought to your pelvic floor muscles. But 5 out of 5 experts say all women should regularly exercise them.
Laws providing for safe access protect the dignity and safety of staff who need access to their workplace and women who need access to health-care services without harassment and intimidation.
It had looked like the vote would be close but, in the end, the people opted resoundingly for repeal.
The UN has repeatedly criticised Ireland's laws. It's time to change the Constitution.
A lawyer reports from Ireland days ahead of this vital vote.
The almost total ban on abortion in Ireland does not work to protect women's health.
Like their predecessors, today's feminists can get mired in disagreements over strategies and goals. The celebrated feminist text suggests a more constructive approach.
Many women experience emotional responses to an abortion, which are normal reactions to a significant event. These are not to be confused with ongoing, serious mental health issues such as PTSD.
Menopausal hormone fluctuations can have a significant impact on women's mental health, with some women more vulnerable to these changes than others.
Mesh surgery for urinary incontinence is effective and extensively studied, while the mesh used in pelvic prolapse is problematic. But the Senate has conflated the two, which will confuse women.
These female workers had their health destroyed by a horrific disease known as 'phossy jaw'. It caused their jaw bones to glow in the dark and rot away.
Treatment for nervous exhaustion in the Victorian era could literally drive you mad.