A Global Plan on HIV and AIDS? It has to work for women as well as for their children. Here’s how we can make that happen.
In May, the same group of experts urged the government of El Salvador to act swiftly to provide a safe abortion for Beatriz, the 22-year-old woman whose pregnancy was finally terminated via hysterotomy abortion earlier this week.
The Catholic Church and the international anti-choice movement are desperate to deny that Beatriz did, in fact, have an abortion. And much of the media is taking the bait.
The news is getting worse, not better. Beatriz has been denied a life-saving abortion. Will you help?
In a stunning decision made worse by the length of time it took to be handed down, the Supreme Court of El Salvador denied a young woman “permission” on Wednesday for an abortion needed to save her life.
In poor countries, cervical cancer is often the most common cancer-related death among women, or even the leading cause of death for women, period.
With the program now entering its pre-teen years, it’s the perfect time to take stock of its efforts to reach young people in their second decade of life.
Humanitarian groups are working to provide aid to the hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees who have fled to Jordan, but the specific needs of women and girls all too often fall through the cracks.
In the wake of the tragic and preventable death of Savita Halappanavar, Irish politicians promised that this government would “not become the seventh to ‘neglect and ignore’ the issue of the Supreme Court ruling abortion on the X Case.” Six months later, the cabinet has proposed a bill it says will not “change the law” on abortion.
There’s a sticker, unpeeled, on my father’s office desk. I don’t know where it’s from, but it’s meant to demonstrate one’s opposition to the Reproductive Health Bill now in Congress in the Philippines. “Say no,” the sticker reads, a thick red diagonal line dashing across the glossy sheet of vinyl.