Knowing what patients value and need from a clinic at the time of their abortion can help us make sure that abortion care is not only safe, but also patient-centered and provided in a compassionate manner.
The radio network will produce a live 2 hour special focusing on a clinic, its staff and patients. But will anti-choice let the broadcast happen?
Filmmaker Lisa Russell talks to RH Reality Check about “Not Yet Rain,” a new documentary examining the impact of liberalized abortion laws in Ethiopia.
As countries around the world celebrated International Women’s Day last week, the Bolivian government launched a new equal rights and opportunities plan for women.
If there is no room in the Catholic Church for doctors who would provide an abortion to a nine-year-old incest survivor pregnant with twins, then there is no room for me, Brazilian Catholics are saying.
Last Tuesday a South Carolina House panel approved a law that would require women to submit to an ultrasound and wait 24 hours before receiving an abortion. What’s next? A state-mandated cup of tea with my mother before I can buy condoms?
What motivates an abortion provider? What brings an individual to this important – and regretfully still controversial – practice of medicine? The answers are as varied as the brave doctors who do the work of helping women.
We do not allow the government to deny us the right to vote because we are poor, nor are we denied the right to freedom of religion because we cannot afford it. So why is the right to an abortion, one explicitly protected by the Constitution, any different?
In Dakar, word on the street is that surgical abortion can kill you, and the link between abortion and fatality defines Senegal’s reproductive reality.
Many pregnant women and girls are virtually forced to become abortion tourists. Though the term is often used in sexist and disparaging ways, what it really reveals is that women’s reproductive health needs are being ignored.