On Monday, the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, we at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (PPGNHI) are reminded that legal abortion is critical to improving maternal health and reducing maternal mortality around the world.
Huckabee’s recent comments about abortion invoked the image of forcing women to give birth at gunpoint. But while other conservatives won’t actually bring up the idea of violent force, their goal—forced childbirth—is exactly the same.
The Women’s Medical Society in West Philadelphia is what illegal abortion looks like – because it’s what illegal abortion is.
Some anti-choice activists have criticized the findings and policy recommendations of a recently released Guttmacher Institute study on global abortion trends. Susan Cohen responds to these critiques and debunks their misleading arguments.
Once again, Waldman twists arguments, avoids stating his own goals, and refers to common ground as “your team versus mine.” Steve: It’s not a competition or a team sport. It’s not about whether you win. It is about real people’s lives, their health and their rights.
On the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, RH Reality Check asked prominent reproductive justice writers and activists what Roe meant to them and the women they serve — and why Roe is not enough to ensure all women have access to reproductive choice.
Although the rate of abortion in the United States has fallen to its lowest level since 1974, stark disparities persist in rates of unintended pregnancy and abortion.
Recently, the Czech Republic approved a bill that would extend abortion privileges and other health services to all European Union citizens.
The impact of repealing the global gag rule will be significant. But repealing the gag rule will not end the longstanding ban on foreign aid for safe abortion care.
I was born in a city where women died because there was no access to legal and safe abortion. Last week the Supreme Court of Mexico changed all of that, upholding the rights of women to make decisions about their own health and lives.