Morocco

Morocco: Protests as journalist faces jail over alleged abortion

Critical writer accused of undergoing a 'voluntary abortion' and having premarital sex - both illegal in Morocco.

Morocco: Protests as journalist faces jail over alleged abortion

Abortion

US federal judge blocks Missouri's eight-week abortion ban

In blocking the law as it plays out in court, judge says the state's legislation will likely be found unconstitutional.

US federal judge blocks Missouri's eight-week abortion ban

Abortion

Planned Parenthood abandons Title X funds over Trump 'gag rule'

The organisation says it won't be 'bullied into withholding abortion information from patients'.

 Planned Parenthood abandons Title X funds over Trump 'gag rule'

Women's Rights

Salvadoran rape victim jailed for stillbirth not guilty of murder

Evelyn Hernandez, who was previously given 30 years for suspected abortion, found not guilty of homicide in retrial.

Salvadoran rape victim jailed for stillbirth not guilty of murder

Opinion

Trump's worldwide war on abortion

The Trump administration's anti-abortion measures threaten the lives of women across the world, especially the poor.

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US & Canada

Planned Parenthood president forced out after only eight months

Dr Leana Wen cites 'philosophical differences over the direction and future' of the US's leading abortion provider.

Planned Parenthood president forced out after only eight months

AJ Impact

Gloria Steinem on patriarchy, abortion and economic independence

'Opposing women’s right to control our own bodies is always the first step in every authoritarian regime,' says Steinem.

Gloria Steinem on patriarchy, abortion and economic independence

Abortion

The informal networks resisting Honduras's abortion ban

Through hotlines and clinics, activists and health experts are trying to change the stigma associated with abortion.

The informal networks resisting Honduras's abortion ban

US & Canada

Charges dropped against pregnant US woman shot in stomach

Marshae Jones was arrested for manslaughter after her foetus died when she was shot during a fight with another woman.

Charges dropped against pregnant US woman shot in stomach

Abortion

US judge blocks Ohio abortion law, clinics to remain open

Judge temporarily blocks state's 'heartbeat law', which opponents argue would effectively ban abortions.

US judge blocks Ohio abortion law, clinics to remain open

Abortion

Missouri's lone abortion clinic can stay open until Friday: judge

Missouri judge gives Planned Parenthood time to take a licensing fight before an administrative panel.

Missouri's lone abortion clinic can stay open until Friday: judge

Abortion

Planned Parenthood slams US court decision on Trump abortion rule

Appeals court allows rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortion to take effect during gov't appeals.

Planned Parenthood slams US court decision on Trump abortion rule

Abortion

Are anti-abortion laws harming women?

The Stream takes a look at pro-abortion rights campaigns in different countries.

Are anti-abortion laws harming women?

Abortion

In the face of new abortion bans, some US states expand access

As more states pass abortion bans, Illinois, New York and others seek to protect a woman's right to have the procedure.

In the face of new abortion bans, some US states expand access

Abortion

US: Judge says Missouri's only abortion clinic can remain open

Judge tells state's health department to decide on Planned Parenthood's application to renew its licence by June 21.

US: Judge says Missouri's only abortion clinic can remain open