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Nigerian law forbids abortion unless a woman’s life is in danger. Photo by Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Abortion pills are being widely used in Nigeria: women and suppliers talk about their experiences

In the context of Nigeria’s restrictive abortion laws, promoting access to medication abortion drugs is a life saver.
Regular exercise reduces the risk of obesity and a number of chronic diseases. Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock

Sport can be an important part of Aboriginal culture for women – but many barriers remain

Just one in four Indigenous women play sport or are physically active, with many citing racism, cost and gendered expectations as barriers.
Half of women seeking second and third-trimester abortions do so because of foetal abnormalities. Sasha Freemind

Here’s why there should be no gestational limits for abortion

If NSW decriminalises abortion, women will be able to access a termination up to 22 weeks’ gestation. But such cut-offs are arbitrary and should be abandoned.

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