Abortion rights
50 years after Roe v Wade, what does reproductive justice look like in the US?

On January 22, thousands of women gathered in rallies in different cities across the United States to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Roe v Wade and demand reproductive freedom and their right to bodily autonomy and equality.

50 years since Roe secured abortion rights, women across the US are left in the dust

Peoples Dispatch spoke to Jenice Fountain of the Yellowhammer Fund about the impact of Dobbs on those in the Deep South

Daily Round-up | FBI investigation opened into Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing & other stories

In this episode, we bring you stories of the FBI probe into the murder of Shireen Abu Akleh, the Gustavo Petro government completing 100 days in power, a verdict in Georgia on abortion, and the sentencing of Saudi activist Abdullah Jelan

The midterms prove it: Conservative or not, the people of the US are ready for transformative change

The people of the US, including in traditionally conservative states, welcomed left-wing policies and rejected extreme-right candidates at the midterm ballots

Post US mid-terms, struggle on the streets will prove decisive

Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News lists the key takeaways from the US midterm elections, including the decisive role of struggles on the streets during a time of political gridlock

Why Democrats could lose in the midterms

Inflation and the economy are top concerns for the people of the US in the upcoming midterm elections. The Democrats address neither.

Thousands across US demand reproductive justice as midterms near

On October 8, thousands of people took to the streets across the US in defense of reproductive rights

Abortion rights India India’s Supreme Court advances abortion rights in major ruling 

The apex court declared that all women are entitled to safe and legal abortion up to 24 weeks. It also other made critical interventions including the recognition of marital rape and the centrality of dignity and autonomy when it comes to abortion access

Abortion rights win in Kansas

The right-wing deployed several tactics to confuse and misinform voters on the recent state referendum on abortion rights. They did not succeed.

Daily Round-up | US activists appeal for compassionate release of Mutulu Shakur & more

In this episode, we bring you stories of the plight of jailed activist Mutulu Shakur, protests over reproductive rights in the Dominican Republic, the climate crisis in Europe and the political situation in Libya

10-year-old in Ohio forced to cross state lines for an abortion

Three days after the Supreme Court eliminated federal abortion rights, a doctor received a call about a pregnant, 10-year-old rape victim. The doctor was not permitted to perform an abortion.

The push-pull of the abortion rights struggle continues in the US

The struggle to regain abortion rights for millions of women in the US continues, while Biden makes repeated concessions to the right