Though abortion is legal in Kenya in certain circumstances, many women and health-care providers remain misinformed about the law—and some corrupt police forces are reportedly taking advantage of this confusion.
Morris Turner grew up hearing whispered stories of the women who had died from childbirth and unsafe abortion in his rural Georgia town. At the age of 10, he vowed to become a doctor to prevent such suffering.
“We’re working to give women the opportunity to have the birth they want or the abortion they need,” said Katharine Morrison, who has owned Buffalo Womenservices since 2005.
When elected officials push policies to deny insurance coverage for abortion care, they make it unaffordable for many women to receive quality treatment. As a physician and as a woman, this concerns me immensely.
Why wouldn’t Kaling’s character, Dr. Lahiri, discuss abortion in a show about a gynecologist’s office? It always comes back to stigma.
The circle of victims of misogynist harassment is getting bigger, and the Supreme Court is playing a role.
On Monday, an Ohio judge issued a stay allowing the Capital Care Network abortion provider to remain open while the state court decides its appeal.
On Wednesday, the State of Texas presented its first witnesses in a federal court hearing concerning the latest legal challenge to HB 2, the state’s omnibus anti-abortion law.
On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Myron Thompson didn’t just block an Alabama admitting privileges requirement. He also made a powerful case for how targeted regulations of abortion providers further stigmatize abortion providers and patients.
The closure leaves the state with just three clinics that provide abortion care.