Abortion rights
Feminist groups rally in support of the new abortion bill in Argentina

On November 18, thousands of women, feminist activists and LGBTQ community members mobilized across Argentina after President Alberto Fernandez sent a draft law on November 17 to Congress that aims at legalizing abortion

As protests continue, Polish government takes a step back in implementing anti-abortion law

Women’s groups and progressive sections are continuing to hold massive protests across Poland against the anti-abortion ruling by the country’s constitutional court.

Polish Womens Protest Protests continue in Poland against anti-abortion court ruling 

Progressive sections from across the world have expressed solidarity with Polish women who are protesting against the constitutional court order banning abortions in case of fetal defects. Solidarity events have been organized in several cities

“The fight for abortion has been the struggle of Polish women for generations”

Last week’s ruling in the Constitutional Court placing further restrictions on abortion access in Poland sent a shockwave through society and brought tens of thousands on to the streets in protest

Feminists march in Mexico City to demand legal right to abortion

Apart from the capital Mexico City and southern province of Oaxaca, in the rest of the country, abortion is illegal.

Understand the circumstances in which abortion is legal in Brazil

Ending a pregnancy in case of sexual abuse or when the woman’s life is at risk, has been the law of the land since 1940

In Buenos Aires, there is no political will to address problems that we, the women, face, says Ofelia Fernández

The Buenos Aires legislator and women’s rights activist, Ofelia Fernández, expressed about the need to create a Ministry of Gender, Women and Diversity in the city of Buenos Aires

10-year-old rape victim in Brazil safely aborts after feminists expel religious extremists

Religious fundamentalists attempted to invade a health center in the city of Recife in a bid to prevent the procedure. The child earlier had to travel over 1,800 km after she was denied her legal right in her home State

Abortion in umbria-Italy Italian communists protest restrictions on abortions introduced by Umbrian regional government

The Umbrian regional government of the conservative League party has announced that women will no longer be able to access pharmacological abortions in day hospitals or at home and will have to be hospitalized for three days to avail the procedure

US judges strike down States’ move to halt abortions during COVID-19 crisis

The administrations of Texas, Ohio, Alabama, Oklahoma and Iowa took steps to postpone or halt non-essential medical procedures, and included abortions in the category. This was under the pretext of making more facilities available for COVID-19 patients

Millions mobilize across Latin America for International Working Women’s Day

This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality

Legal abortion is within reach in Argentina

Argentine women, activists, feminist movements and social organizations celebrated the announcement by President Alberto Fernández to present a bill to decriminalize abortion in the country

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