Women

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Women’s drinks were being spiked in the 1950s | Letter
Letters: Brinley Salzmann remembers his mother telling her about a drink-spiking incident in a bar

Letters

26, Oct, 2021 @5:27 PM

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Margaret O’Sullivan obituary
Other lives: County archivist for Derbyshire and writer on feminist interests

John Rhodes

26, Oct, 2021 @4:47 PM

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‘Gunmen killed a midwife who refused to leave a woman in labour’
Zahra Mirzaei pioneered ‘groundbreaking’ maternity services in Kabul, but has been forced to flee. She says she won’t stop fighting for dignified care for Afghanistan’s women and girls

Hannah Summers

26, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Nigerian fish market where gods and commerce meet
The all-women market appoints a ‘mother of wealth’ to pray for their good fortune – and in this recession-hit country the role is more important than ever

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

26, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on US abortion laws: freedoms hanging by a thread
By allowing the Texas law banning abortions after six weeks to stand, the supreme court has joined the attack

Editorial

25, Oct, 2021 @5:57 PM

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Drink-spiking was a worry for Generation X too | Letters
Letters: One reader is angered that so little has changed in the way authorities respond to such incidents, and another suggests some ways of tackling the problem

Letters

25, Oct, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Climate wisdom out of the mouths of babes | Brief letters
Brief letters: Kids’ climate awareness | Philistines | Wordsearch stereotypes | Care costs | Crossword

25, Oct, 2021 @4:52 PM

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Jailing of most mothers for non-violent crimes should stop, says report
UK consultancy also, for first time, uncovers huge cost of putting children in care during sentences

Diane Taylor

24, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Buttigieg’s paternity leave is a reminder that the US prioritizes work over family | Arwa Mahdawi
The transportation secretary is ‘at work’ like the heroic workaholic he is – but that undermines the whole point of parental leave

Arwa Mahdawi

23, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘We planted a seed’: the Afghan artists who painted for freedom
The Taliban has whitewashed Kabul’s political murals – and those who created them have fled into exile

Ruchi Kumar

23, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Supreme court refuses to block Texas abortion ban but will hear challenges
Justices will hear arguments on 1 November and said they will decide whether the federal government has the right to sue

Jessica Glenza and agencies

22, Oct, 2021 @6:08 PM

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More than 30,000 Polish women sought illegal or foreign abortions since law change last year
Tens of thousands have travelled to other European countries including England for legal terminations since near-total ban, campaigners say

Rosie Swash

22, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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