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Why Poland’s Proposed Abortion Ban is a Get-Rich-Quick Scheme for the Medical Establishment and a Death Sentence for Women

The Polish Parliament is considering a total ban on abortions, with no exceptions for the life of women. Meanwhile, women remain without access to safe, legal abortion even under current exceptions; abuse of conscience clauses to deny women both contraception and abortion is rampant; and the medical establishment is making millions off of clandestine illegal abortion.

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Keep our women in service safe: Support the Burris Amendment

Women serving overseas need your help to secure access to safe abortions when they need them.  The Burris amendment would allow women in the military to spend their own money to access the same medical services they have the right to access in the United States when serving offshore.

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In Absurd Move, Canada Drops Family Planning from Maternal Health Plan

The Canadian government is excluding family planning from its initiative to save the lives and improve the health of mothers in poor countries. One small problem: You can’t address maternal mortality without family planning.

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Waldman: Still Not Getting It…

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.

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How a Late-Term Abortion Saved My Life

Dr. Tiller believed that “abortion is a matter of survival for women.” It was for me.

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UN Human Rights Council Resolution: Maternal Death, Illness Are Human Rights Violations

The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a landmark resolution recognizing maternal death and illness as a pressing human rights concern.

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From Kansas to Kenya: Ensuring Access to Safe Abortion For All

In Kenya a 2004 nationwide study showed that about 300,000 abortions are performed each year in the country, causing an estimated 20,000 women and girls to be hospitalized with dangerous complications. More than 40 percent of Kenya’s maternal mortality rate is due to unsafe abortions.

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Supreme Court of Nepal Calls on Government to Make Legal Abortion a Reality

On May 20, Nepal’s Supreme Court ordered the Nepalese government to enact a comprehensive abortion law to guarantee that abortion is accessible to women, not just legal.

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Mother’s Day for Those Without Maternal Care

For women in the US, Mother’s Day is often about getting that perfect Hallmark card or being treated to breakfast in bed. But for many women in the developing world, celebrating motherhood through such a simple holiday is not even a possibility.

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Australia’s Foreign Aid Funding For Abortion

The Australian Government recently made a monumental decision to resume the use of its foreign aid funding for the provision of abortion services and information.

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