Abortion

US: Georgia's Republican governor signs early abortion ban

Georgia is fourth state to pass a 'heartbeat abortion' ban - a move critics say 'jeopardises women's health'.

US: Georgia's Republican governor signs early abortion ban

United States

US: Kansas court bolsters abortion rights, blocks ban

State's Supreme Court ruling represents a big victory for abortion rights supporters.

US: Kansas court bolsters abortion rights, blocks ban

Abortion

US expansion of global gag rule will 'punish women' worldwide

Rights groups slam Trump administration's decision to expand ban on foreign aid to groups providing, promoting abortion.

US expansion of global gag rule will 'punish women' worldwide

United States

US group to sue over strict Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion law

The Mississippi law bans most abortions once a foetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.

US group to sue over strict Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion law

Women's Rights

El Salvador frees three women convicted for suspected abortions

Court commutes sentences of three women who say they were prosecuted after suffering miscarriages, obstetric emergencies

El Salvador frees three women convicted for suspected abortions

Abortion

Trump to bar abortion referrals by family planning clinics

Reproductive rights groups decry Trump's latest announcement, saying it further restricts women's rights.

Trump to bar abortion referrals by family planning clinics

Health

Abortion rights campaigners flood the streets of Buenos Aires

Thousands of women rally in front of Argentina's Congress to relaunch campaign for legal abortion.

Abortion rights campaigners flood the streets of Buenos Aires

Abortion

Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion clinic regulations

Chief Justice Roberts joins court's four liberals to block Louisiana from enforcing law, pending full review of the case

Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion clinic regulations

Abortion

Under Trump, states step up effort to restrict abortion access

Kentucky joins list of states attempting to push through stricter abortion laws as Supreme Court shifts under Trump.

Under Trump, states step up effort to restrict abortion access

Women's Rights

Salvadoran woman accused of trying to abort rapist's baby freed

Imelda Cortez was freed after judge acquitted her of lesser charges in a case that tested country's strict abortion ban.

Salvadoran woman accused of trying to abort rapist's baby freed

Women's Rights

US top court rebuffs state bids to cut Planned Parenthood funds

Court declines to review Louisiana, Kansas appeals seeking to end funding to the reproductive health organisation.

US top court rebuffs state bids to cut Planned Parenthood funds

Human Rights

Amnesty chief Q&A: Women's resilience is what world needs today

As the UN Declaration of Human Rights turns 70, Kumi Naidoo discusses the state of women's rights.

Amnesty chief Q&A: Women's resilience is what world needs today

Opinion

American women's right to choose is in danger

A recent court ruling in Ohio signals that access to legal abortion for women in the US could be gradually restricted.

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- Alexander Urry

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Mexico

What's the future of abortion rights in Mexico under AMLO?

Incoming government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reignites debate over women's reproductive health in the country.

What's the future of abortion rights in Mexico under AMLO?

El Salvador

Trial of Salvadoran rape survivor for abortion delayed

Judge postpones trial of Imelda Cortez, accused of aggravated attempted homicide, after prosecutor fails to show up.

Trial of Salvadoran rape survivor for abortion delayed