Abortion rights
Women in Croatia say enough to conservative obstruction of right to abortion

Women in nine cities in Croatia organized mass protests against denial of abortion care and attempts by conservatives to curb sexual and reproductive health rights

US federal probe shows abuse, deaths in Indigenous boarding schools and other stories

Today we look at the US federal inquiry into Indigenous boarding schools, the murder of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, and more

“We are trying to transform society”: a socialist perspective on the abortion rights struggle

Karina Garcia, a socialist feminist activist, spoke to Peoples Dispatch in the wake of the Roe v. Wade draft decision

Israeli court orders illegal, forced transfer of Palestinian Bedouins and other stories

Today we look at the Israeli High Court ruling on mass expulsions in Masafer Yatta; a severe anti-abortion law advanced in Louisiana, US; and more

Abortion rights under attack in the United States

Roe v Wade is the only federal protection for abortion rights for women across the United States. Without it, millions of women in conservative states would be at the mercy of right-wing politicians who have expressed a desire to eliminate abortion altogether.

US Supreme Court set to eradicate abortion rights

A leaked draft decision by Justice Samuel Alito attacks the Roe v. Wade decision of 1973, the only federal protection for abortion rights in the country

Ecuadorian feminist movements vow to continue struggle for unrestricted abortion rights

On April 16, a bill that allowed access to abortions when pregnancy was the result of rape was enacted into law in Ecuador. According to women’s rights movements, it actually limits access to abortion for rape survivors instead of guaranteeing the right

British ferry workers fired, women’s groups oppose Lasso’s veto and other stories

Today we look at the sudden mass lay-offs imposed on 800 ferry workers in the UK, the partial presidential veto of an abortion bill in Ecuador, and more

Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso partially vetoes abortion bill

Feminist movements and women’s rights organizations have vehemently rejected the president’s decision and his reasons to partially veto the bill that allowed abortions in rape cases

Women in Colombia continue their struggle for reproductive rights

Ana Gonzalez Velez from the Roundtable for Life and Health of Women talks about the recent constitutional ruling in favour of decriminalization of abortion in Colombia and what lies ahead

Charges dropped against 4 Wet’suwet’en land defenders in Canada and other stories

Today we look at the continued threats against Wet’suwet’en land defenders in Canada, the killing of 3 Palestinian people in violent Israeli raids, and more

Following outrage, Guatemalan president reverses controversial “Life and Family Protection” bill

The bill would have increased prison sentences for women seeking abortions, banned same-sex marriages, and prohibited educational institutions from teaching about sexuality and gender

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