Right to abortion
Women's Protest-Poland Women in Poland demand justice for victim of anti-abortion 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

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

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

US jury indicts police and medics in the killing of Elijah McClain and other stories

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

Mexican state of Hidalgo legalizes abortion

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

Women’s groups across Europe mark International Women’s Day

The COVID-19 pandemic and the rise in oppression prompted by misogynist, conservative and far-right groups across Europe have threatened rights, lives and livelihoods of women across Europe

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.

“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

Protests in Poland continue against the recent court ban on abortions

Protesters pointed out that the judgement is another step towards transforming Poland as per the whims of the conservative sections in the country

Polish abortion rights protests Massive protests continue in Poland after court ban on abortions in case of fetal defects

The Polish constitutional court has ruled that abortions in the case of foetal defects are unconstitutional. The ruling has been supported by conservative right-wing sections in the country

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