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The Fight for Reproductive Rights in Spain: Our Struggle Is Yours

Pro-choice card from Madrid. Translation to English: "That is a moral sin! That is a criminal offense! That is my decision."

A new bill in Spain threatens to make abortion a crime. This would be a giant step backward for women and for all of Spanish society.

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This Week in Sex: Chicago Pushes HPV Vaccine, a Study on Sex and Class, and Sex Ed for Seniors

Chicago launches a new initiative to up the number of teens who get vaccinated for HPV.

This week, Chicago launches a new initiative to up the number of teens who get vaccinated for HPV, a Spanish study makes headlines about how rich people supposedly have better sex, and a New York Times op-ed urges safe sex for seniors.

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Global Roundup: Fighting Against Coercion and Reproductive Restrictions in Spain, China and Namibia

Weekly global roundup: Namibian High Court says forced sterilization violated women’s human rights; Spain is looking at tougher abortion restrictions; the world witnesses China’s one-child policy and a gruesome forced abortion; gender equity in New Zealand still not up to snuff.

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Morning Roundup: Gardasil Also Effective in Men

HPV vaccine is just as effective in men at preventing genital warts, more children getting health care with CHIP, Spain keeps marriage age at 14 (and what’s it like in your state?), and the Vatican is setting up an HIV/AIDS conference.

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Roundup: Spain’s Decriminalized Abortion Law Goes Into Effect, Viagra Use Leads To More STIs?

Spain is entering a new era where abortion in the first 14 weeks is no longer a criminal offense, and it appears that men using sexual enhancement drugs aren’t protecting themselves.

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Spanish Conservatives Attempt to Uphold Mostly Useless Abortion Law

Spain’s Conservative Party calls changes to abortion restrictions “unconstitutional,” asks that abortion remain illegal even though most women obtain them anyway.

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Pro-Choice Catholics Welcome Liberalization of Abortion Laws in Spain

This week, Spain’s senate voted to ease the country’s restrictions on abortion. In doing so, they rejected the opposition of the Catholic bishops and the Vatican over access to safe and legal abortion in that country.

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What “Catholic Spain” Really Looks Like

Jason Webb creates false divisions by placing the Church at the center of political discourse in Spain—by depicting it as a great force that you’re either for or against.

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Spain’s Socialist Government Approves EC Without Prescription

Regardless of age or
province of residence, all Spanish women will have access to emergency
contraception pill without a prescription. It will be in pharmacies by
August.

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Roundup: Abortion Provider’s Widow Speaks Out

Abortion Provider’s Widow Speaks Out; Spanish Bishops Get Involved in Abortion Fight; Democrats and Republicans Disagree About Sotomayor

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