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Women in England will be able to take abortion pills at home during the coronavirus outbreak

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Why feminist politicians in the US are calling for men to have vasectomies

It’s to do with the controversial abortion ban being implemented in Alabama.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Opinion

Protests outside abortion clinics are getting worse. Politicians must take action

The government has refused to introduce buffer zones on a national level – but this weekend’s protests show how essential they are.

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Moya Crockett
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People

Jameela Jamil just highlighted the hypocrisy in this common anti-abortion argument

How are we still having these conversations in 2020?

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Researchers debunk this common anti-abortion myth, once and for all

A new study has found 95% of women don’t regret their decision.

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Jessica Rapana
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Jessica Rapana
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The law allowing US women access to abortion is facing its biggest threat yet

As 2020 begins, US women’s reproductive rights are being threatened more than ever

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Life

Just 1 in 3 women would tell a friend they were considering abortion. That has to change

We need to break the stigma.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Alabama’s near-total ban on abortion has just been blocked

One small triumph in the fightback for women's rights – but there's still a long way to go

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Anna Brech
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People

Kamala Harris: “Is America ready for a woman of colour to be president?”

Senator invites dialogue over the impact of race and gender on her campaign

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Anna Brech
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“I’ve spent 4 years helping Northern Irish women access abortions in Manchester”

A nurse shares heartbreaking stories of “silent and scared” patients forced to travel to England for abortions.

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Alexandra Nommay
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Visible Women

As Northern Ireland decriminalises abortion, let’s celebrate the women who got us here

From grassroots activists to women who faced prosecution for having abortions, we should pay tribute to those who helped make history.

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Moya Crockett
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Stella Creasy
People

Pro-life campaign poster targeting Stella Creasy backfires as donations to abortion charity surge

This probably wasn’t how they saw this playing out…

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Lauren Geall
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Moya Crockett
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“I fought Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion law in the courts – and won”

Sarah Ewart, who successfully proved that Northern Ireland’s abortion law breaches the UK’s human rights commitments, shares her story with Stylist.

Placards in support of a Public Space Protection Order are placed outside the Marie Stopes Abortion Clinic by a pro-choice group on October 27, 2017 in London, England. Earlier this month, Ealing councillors voted in favour of enforcing a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to prevent anti-abortion groups from gathering outside the Marie Stopes clinic.
Life

Campaigners call on government to legislate safe zones around abortion clinics

Women seeking abortion shouldn't have to face anti-choice protesters.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Alyssa Milano
People

Here’s why Alyssa Milano’s abortion story is so important

“I chose. It was my choice. And it was absolutely the right choice for me.”

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Lauren Geall
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Women walking past an abortion protest mural for decriminalising abortion.
Life

New Zealand wants to decriminalise abortion – here’s why the UK needs to do the same

It's time for a very important change.

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Lauren Geall
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Kamala Harris
People

The second Democratic debates prove that abortion is still a dirty word

Despite talking about the Hyde Amendment, neither Joe Biden nor Kamala Harris actually said the word itself.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Kamala Harris
People

What is Kamala Harris’ stance on the issues that matter to women?

The presidential hopeful is campaigning for election in 2020. These are her most important policies.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Boris Johnson’s silence on women’s rights speaks volumes about his commitment to equality

Johnson's voting record doesn't augur well for women.

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Christobel Hastings
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Moya Crockett
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Northern Ireland’s ban on abortion and same-sex marriage has officially been lifted

It’s a momentous day for women and LGBTQ+ people in Northern Ireland. Here’s what you need to know.

Life

Abortion in Northern Ireland: this is how to support a new vote to change the law

It's as simple as clicking a button

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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