The country-wide demonstrations took place following the death of a woman due to pregnancy-related complications. Her family has alleged that they were not told that her life was in danger
In response to increasing misogyny and restrictions on reproductive rights, groups within Belgium are pushing back demanding that abortion be allowed within 18 weeks from conception
In the autonomous community of Castilla y León, the far-right Vox party is pushing measures to restrict abortions. There has been widespread opposition to these proposals
The 2021 amendment to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act fails on two very important counts: in making abortion a right, and in actually granting access to abortion
Currently, Malta remains the only country in the European Union with a total ban on abortions. As a result, hundreds of women are forced to travel abroad to access abortions each year
The United States Senate has failed to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would have enshrined abortion access into law
Progressive sections in Poland blame the Constitutional Court’s notorious anti-abortion directive for the death of a 30-year-old woman from pregnancy-related complications in Pszczyna hospital
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.
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
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’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
Today we look at the indictment of police and paramedics in the killing of Elijah McClain, the new abortion law enforced in the US state of Texas, and more