Women celebrate in Valparaíso, Chile.
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.
‘My body does not need your opinion’.
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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.
The long road to abortion reform in the NT has been made possible by community campaigns, and gender parity in the lower house.
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.
Pro-life and anti-abortion activists converge in front of the Supreme Court on Jan. 27, 2017.
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President-elect Donald Trump during a rally at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Dec. 15, 2016.
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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?
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Protesting against laws limiting access to abortions.
Recent Supreme Court rulings played a crucial role in the cultural politics that got Donald Trump elected.
Youths hold hands for a prayer during a gathering at sunset outside the Christian Fellowship Church in Benton, Kentucky.
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.
Women face an uphill battle to fight for their rights under illiberal regimes.
The war on reproductive rights in Central Europe is not a backlash but a key tenet of a new illiberal form of governance.
Kaine (L) and Pence, Oct. 4, 2016.
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A woman wears a cowboy hat emblazoned with a uterus to show her support for abortion care in Texas.
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.
Birth control has become a flash point at the Supreme Court.
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.
A growing street movement is fighting back as the new government clamps down on all kinds of freedoms.
Could fear of Zika loosen Latin America’s strict abortion laws?
Better access to birth control and safe, legal abortions in Latin America could save lives. But carving out Zika-related exceptions in existing restrictions might not go far enough to achieve this.
Victoria has passed legislation that establishes ‘safe access zones’ of 150 metres around clinics at which abortions are provided, such as this one.
Victoria has had a huge victory for the rights of women to exercise their choice to access a legal medical service free of intimidation and harassment.
After years of liberal laws, terminations are now almost completely out of bounds.
Peter Robinson is aiming for influence.
Northern Ireland's biggest party could be a kingmaker in the 2015 Westminster election. And keeping tight control over abortion could be a condition of support.
A proposed change in the law may make it easier to prosecute women and doctors.
As a group led by Conservative MP Fiona Bruce attempts to clarify the law on abortions based on a foetus’s gender, there have been many assertions that a change would play no useful role in ending gender…