Reproductive rights

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Surprise surprise! The supreme court is coming for women’s rights after all
With Trump appointees setting the tone, promises to be above the partisan fray are revealed as – obviously – a pack of lies

Arwa Mahdawi

04, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘It’s earth-shattering’: Democrats and allies vow midterm fight over abortion
Pro-choice groups and lawmakers will focus voters’ attention on the threat to reproductive rights after Mississippi case

Lauren Gambino in Washington

03, Dec, 2021 @2:08 PM

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El Salvador ‘responsible for death of woman jailed after miscarriage’
Inter-American court of human rights orders Central American country to reform harsh policies on reproductive health

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogota

02, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Activists call for revolution in ‘dated and colonial’ aid funding
Aspen Institute’s new voices want donors to exercise humility and trust grantees to know what their communities need

Liz Ford

01, Dec, 2021 @10:17 AM

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Camels bearing healthcare deliver hope in Kenya – photo essay
When the roads are not up to it, a mobile clinic on legs brings family planning and other medical supplies to remote communities

Ami Vitale and Wanjiku Kinuthia

23, Nov, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Zoe’s law: NSW revives effort to punish offenders who cause the death of an unborn foetus
Attorney general Mark Speakman says legislation acknowledges ‘heartbreak suffered by families’ when an unborn child is killed

Elias Visontay

10, Nov, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Take it from an Irish woman: if US abortion rights keep slipping, dark days are coming | Maeve Higgins
In 2018, Ireland finally voted to legalize terminations. Before that condoms, divorce and abortion were illegal and shameful

Maeve Higgins

02, Nov, 2021 @10:18 AM

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Abortion was legalised in Northern Ireland in 2019 – so why are we still waiting for it? | Elizabeth Nelson
The Northern Ireland Office move to uphold our human rights is welcome. But it shouldn’t have come to this, says activist Elizabeth Nelson

Elizabeth Nelson

29, Oct, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Northern Ireland secretary failed to comply with abortion duty, judge rules
Ruling will put pressure on UK government to address ongoing lack of abortion facilities in region

Alexandra Topping

14, Oct, 2021 @12:05 PM

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I’m an abortion doctor in Texas. My patients are desperate | Samuel Dickman
Just as predicted, poor women and victims of sexual assault and abuse are suffering most under Texas’s draconian new law

Samuel Dickman

06, Oct, 2021 @10:13 AM

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Texas anti-abortion law shows ‘terrifying’ fragility of women’s rights, say activists
Campaigners fear ban emboldens anti-choice governments as more aggressive opposition, better organised and funded, spreads from US

Lizzy Davies

18, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the Texas abortion ban: this is not the end | Editorial
Editorial: The supreme court’s refusal to block the law marks a grave blow to the freedom and safety of women

Editorial

02, Sep, 2021 @5:45 PM

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