Women

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Trying to erase the biological definition of sex isn’t just misguided – it’s dangerous | Susanna Rustin
Proposals to rewrite the law take gender self-identification too far. Here’s the feminist case against, says writer Susanna Rustin

Susanna Rustin

28, Jun, 2022 @3:16 PM

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Labour MP in bid to include right to abortion in British bill of rights
Stella Creasy says she expects MPs to be given free vote on amendment as a matter of conscience

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @2:54 PM

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Need an abortion? Better hope you have a generous boss | Arwa Mahdawi
It’s great that US companies are offering to reimburse employees who have to travel for a termination. But access to abortion should be a civil right, not a corporate perk, says Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

28, Jun, 2022 @12:51 PM

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‘Bought like a chicken’: struggle to end wahaya slavery in Niger
Al-Husseina Amadou was just one of thousands of girls in west Africa who are still bought cheaply as a wahaya, or ‘fifth wife’

Fred Harter in Niamey

28, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Having an abortion made me realise Australia must do more to make it accessible and affordable | Georgie Purcell
There are still many barriers to accessing abortion in states where it is decriminalised – more so for regional and remote communities

Georgie Purcell

28, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘If you love or are a woman, don’t go to Malta,’ say couple in abortion drama
After her ‘babymoon’ became a tragic medical crisis, Andrea Prudente wants to use her story to oppose bans on abortion

Megan Clement

28, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Louisiana judge blocks abortion ban amid uproar after Roe v Wade ruling
State temporarily blocked from enforcing ban as other US states pass ‘trigger laws’ designed to severely curtail access to abortion

Martin Pengelly and Samira Asma-Sadeque in New York and agencies

27, Jun, 2022 @8:13 PM

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Glasgow plans abortion clinic buffer zones to protect patients from activists
Nicola Sturgeon says ‘horrific’ US supreme court decision will embolden anti-abortion protesters in Scotland

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

27, Jun, 2022 @5:08 PM

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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World review – superhero sisters
Rousing children’s musical provides a zippy guide to the great women of history that sets toes tapping and young minds alight

Arifa Akbar

27, Jun, 2022 @12:57 PM

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Black women could see a 33% increase in pregnancy-related deaths post-Roe. Why? | Tayo Bero
Giving birth is deadly for Black women. Ending abortion is going to make it worse

Tayo Bero

27, Jun, 2022 @10:13 AM

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Let’s call the overturning of Roe v Wade what it is: state-sanctioned forced birth | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
If you have ever been pregnant, the thought of being made to go through it against your will is sickening, says Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

27, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Explainer: Is abortion legal in Australia and what are the laws in each state?
There are different rules for when and how women can access terminations depending on where you live

Tory Shepherd

27, Jun, 2022 @6:11 AM

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