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Uruguay’s House of Representatives Allows First Trimester Abortions, But Imposes Other Barriers

Activists from the Aborto Legal campaign demonstrate outside the House of Representatives during the bill’s deliberation.

Uruguay’s House of Representatives voted 50-49 to allow abortion up to the 12th week of pregnancy but the bill is far from what Uruguayans had hoped for.

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Letter to the Candidates: What Will You Do to End Harsh Realities for Women Worldwide?

The staff of the International Women’s Health Coalition pens a letter to our future president with concrete ideas for how to reverse the current harmful policies that do nothing to end violence, stop needless deaths from pregnancy and childbirth or prevent HIV.

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