Reproductive 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

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

Palestinians stage protests, Guatemala’s president objects to family bill and other stories

Today we look at protests by Palestinians against illegal demolitions by Israel, the Protection of Life and Family law in Guatemala, 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

US police monitored journalists, activists after George Floyd’s murder and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into police surveillance of activists in the US, the trial of 3 former health ministers for mass forced sterilizations in Peru and more

Colombia decriminalizes elective abortion in milestone ruling

With the decision, Colombia has become the third country in Latin America, following Argentina and Mexico, to expand the sexual and reproductive rights of women in recent years

Advances and setbacks in the struggle for abortion access in Ecuador

Feminist and women rights movements rejected the approval of a bill with inhibitory deadlines and condemned that it would force women to continue to seek clandestine abortions in unsafe conditions

Report: U.S. “maximum pressure” campaign driving inflation in Iran and other stories

Today we look at a report on the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran; the week-long fighting between SDF and IS in Al-Hasakah, Syria; and more

Women’s struggle in Nicaragua: from liberation fighters to building an alternative society

Erika Takeo and Rohan Rice reflect on the advancement of women in Nicaragua since the Sandinista revolution

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