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Nepal Advances As U.S. Backslides on Women’s Rights

For centuries Nepal banned abortion under any circumstance. Women were imprisoned and many more died in the process. Now the highest legal authority in the country has explicitly recognized a woman as the master of her own body.

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Denied Contraception, Filipino Women Face Despair

Manila’s contraception ban has subjected women to unintended pregnancies even when their health is at risk. Many are being driven further into extreme poverty and are unable to feed and care for their children. President Obama can help.

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