Reproductive Rights

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

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    Praise be, Trump’s global gag rule on abortion has just been defeated for good

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    “No, Donald Trump, abortion care is not the same as execution”

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The Dominican Republic’s total abortion ban is endangering the lives of teenage girls

A new report from the Human Rights Watch finds unsafe abortions are on the rise.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

Abortion ban: Planned Parenthood campaign shows abortion care is not up for debate

Bans Off My Body is fighting abortion bans on the frontlines.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

Trump’s cruel abortion ban for immigrant teens has finally been overturned

The ACLU, who brought the case to court on behalf of several pregnant teens in custody, called the policy a “blatant abuse of power.”

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

Abortion law: Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris are ready to fight for women's rights - here's how

The Planned Parenthood forum is the first presidential event focused on women's health

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Christobel Hastings
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Christobel Hastings
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Texas abortion ban: All-male council just unanimously voted to ban abortions

The city of Waskom declared itself a "sanctuary of the unborn"

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Life

UN commissioner says US abortion laws are 'torture'

'This is a crisis. It's a crisis directed at women.'

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Christobel Hastings
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Elizabeth Warren during a speech in front of an American flag
People

Elizabeth Warren is going to fight back against “extreme” abortion bans

“This is a dark moment. People are scared and angry. And they are right to be. But this isn’t a moment to back down — it’s time to fight back.”

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Lauren Geall
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Busy Philipps is encouraging women to share their abortion stories on #youknowme.
People

How Busy Philipps inspired women to share their abortion stories on Twitter

The actress's #YouKnowMe camapaign comes in the wake of draconian abortion laws in the US.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Northern Ireland abortion law pro-choice activists
Life

Why Northern Ireland’s abortion laws must be changed by Theresa May’s government

According to a major new report by the Women and Equalities Committee.

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Moya Crockett
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Call The Midwife
Life

The BBC won’t give out “controversial” abortion advice

Charities are calling the exclusion “stigmatising”

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Emily Baker
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Life

A woman in El Salvador is facing jail after giving birth to her rapist’s baby

Here’s how you can support women suffering under El Salvador’s harsh abortion laws.

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Fiona Patterson
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Anna Brech
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Women seeking abortions are being directed to pro-life centres on Google Maps

Services offer "consultations" to persuade against terminations

Life

Activists in the US are still dressing as Handmaids – and with good reason

Thanks to Trump’s Supreme Court pick, women’s rights in the States currently hang in the balance.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

US state criminalises abortion ‘before most women realise they’re pregnant’

The bill has been described as the most restrictive abortion law in the States

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Let women take the abortion pill at home, campaign urges

New petition calls for a change in outdated laws

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Anna Brech
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Life

Trump-backed bill banning abortion past 20 weeks passes House vote

The White House “strongly supports” the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

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Amy Swales
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