Abortion rights
What does Texas abortion ban mean for reproductive rights in the US?

In the new edition of Peoples Health Dispatch, listen to Leigh Kamore Haynes and Ana Vračar from the People’s Health Movement discuss these developments and their implications.

Thousands across US march in defense of abortion rights

The Texas bill that severely restricts abortion has set a dangerous precedent which will allow other conservative States to challenge reproductive rights through similar bills

Chilean Chamber of Deputies approves bill to decriminalize abortion

With 75 votes in favor, 68 votes against and 2 abstentions, the lower house of the parliament endorsed the bill that decriminalizes voluntary termination of pregnancy in Chile within the first fourteen weeks of gestation

Chile’s congress passes plan to expand access to abortion services and other stories

Today we look at a bill to decriminalize abortion tabled in Chile’s congress, a report on alleged sexual abuse during the WHO’s response to an Ebola outbreak in the DRC, and more

The struggle for reproductive rights is global

On the occasion of International Safe Abortion Day, women around the world reflect on the different obstacles to obtaining this fundamental right and autonomy over their bodies

The Texas abortion ban ensures only the privileged get access to reproductive care

For too long, politicians relied on the Supreme Court to uphold the right to an abortion. Now that the Texas law has been allowed to take effect, its prime targets are low-income people of color.

Mexico decriminalizes abortion in historic ruling

Mexico’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the laws that penalize women and pregnant persons for terminating their pregnancy are unconstitutional. With the historic decision, the country’s top court decriminalized abortions across national territory

Mexico’s Supreme Court decriminalizes abortion in landmark ruling and other stories

Today we look at the Mexican Supreme Court’s ruling decriminalizing abortion, the indictments against Palestinian officers in the killing of Nizar Banat, and more

Mexican state of Hidalgo legalizes abortion

With the historic decision, Hidalgo becomes the third state after Mexico City and Oaxaca to legalize elective abortions

Thousands protest on Canada Day amid discoveries of unmarked graves and other stories

Today we look at the protests held on Canada Day following the discovery of unmarked graves, the legalization of abortion in Hidalgo, Mexico, and more

Women rise up against patriarchal oppression globally

In this episode, we look at global International Women’s Day celebrations as well as the recent ruling that overturned the convictions against former Brazilian president Lula da Silva.

Women across Latin America and the Caribbean rise up against patriarchy, femicides and capitalism

From Argentina to Mexico, millions of women took to the streets to demand equality in the most unequal region of the world, and to proclaim that they refuse to continue being marginalized, discriminated against, excluded, and murdered

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