A teenage girl and her mother, who live in Northern Ireland, have lost their case at the Court of Appeal against the Health Secretary's policy of not letting women who travel from Northern Ireland to England and Wales have abortions on the NHS.Read Full Story
When you have kids, somehow even the most private of topics — from bowel movements to your sex life — seem to become fodder for conversation on the benches at the playground. Who can have secrets when your toddler tells the mailman, "I saw Mommy eat a booger"? But even in this day and age, there's one topic that's still largely verboten among moms: abortion.Read Full Story
For some reason, many people create a falsehood surrounding those who access and/or fight for reproductive rights like abortion. It's as if, for some, once you become a parent, your ability to want to ensure that everyone actually has a choice when it comes to reproduction flies out the window. That's simply not true.Read Full Story
The Canada Health Act states that everyone in Canada should have access to necessary health services, including abortion. Abortion is a safe and legal service. But until recently, women in Prince Edward Island did not have access to those services. At least, not on the Island.Read Full Story
Non-government organisation Miles Chile has created three "abortion tutorials" to highlight the lack of women's sexual and reproductive rights in Chile — considered to have one of the most restrictive abortion policies in the world.Read Full Story
The government of Paraguay is currently facing a backlash of protest after it denied an abortion to a 10-year-old girl who became pregnant because of a rape. The entire situation is absolutely horrific. The young girl was sexually assaulted by her stepfather and is now being forced to carry out the pregnancy that resulted from her rape, despite pleas otherwise from her mother and medical experts.Read Full Story
Fox News' Dr. Keith Ablow seems to think men should be able to veto women's abortions if they're willing to care for the baby after he/she is born. Yet again, another man who thinks men should have total control over a woman's body if they want it. He's wrong, and he's missing a big point. The reality is, men like this have systematically set up a paradigm that does nothing but prove they simply shouldn't have any ethical or moral right to participating in that decision.Read Full Story
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