Reproductive rights

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George Washington University installs emergency contraception vending machine
Students led effort over concern for reproductive rights after supreme court struck down constitutional right to abortion

Gloria Oladipo in New York

30, Jan, 2023 @9:49 PM

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The US government just took two big steps on abortion. Will they matter?
While the decisions cannot undo abortion bans in the 13 states they exist, it could make a huge difference where the right is protected

Poppy Noor

08, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Trump blaming abortion for midterms flop shows ‘ship is sinking’, insider says
Ex-president says ‘it wasn’t my fault’ Republicans fared poorly in 2022 but political wisdom of citing key rightwing issue questioned

Martin Pengelly in New York

03, Jan, 2023 @5:43 PM

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She led two historic victories for abortion rights – by persuading Republicans
Rachel Sweet on the ‘uphill battle’ to protect reproductive rights in red states Kansas and Kentucky

Poppy Noor

01, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Plan B morning-after contraceptive is not abortion pill, US to specify
FDA regulators to change packaging labels to make clear pill will not work if person is already pregnant

Maya Yang

25, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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How Republicans are trying to block voters from having a say on abortion
Ballot initiatives have proven a winning strategy for abortion rights activists – but Ohio Republicans want to make it harder for voters

Poppy Noor

19, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Onslaught of new abortion restrictions looms in reddest of states
New state legislative sessions likely to bring fresh efforts to restrict, penalize or altogether ban the procedure

Poppy Noor

13, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Northern Ireland can create abortion clinic buffer zones, supreme court rules
Unanimous judgment in UK’s highest court means Stormont assembly can proceed with abortion services bill

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

07, Dec, 2022 @12:51 PM

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‘We’re doubling down’: how abortion advocates are building on midterm wins
Pro-choice activists are focusing on expanding abortion access, voter registration and education, and shield laws for providers

Melody Schreiber

07, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘These are not crimes’: women in Argentina facing jail for obstetric emergencies
Women who experience stillbirths, miscarriages and other complications are still being punished for alleged abortions

Natalie Alcoba in Buenos Aires

07, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘We’re losing hope’: Honduras anger as first female president fails to fulfil women’s rights pledge
Xiomara Castro unable to make good on promises in country with highly restrictive abortion and contraception laws

Jeff Ernst in Tegucigalpa

02, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘It’s always fear-based’: why sexual health projects should switch the focus to pleasure
After decades of emphasis on STIs, HIV, Aids and unwanted pregnancy, a wave of initiatives around the world are using a more sex-positive narrative

Sarah Johnson

22, Nov, 2022 @7:45 AM

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