Political, health, and human rights leaders from more than 20 countries gathered for the World Leaders Consultation on Safe and Legal Abortion at Airlie Center, Virginia, on March 24-25, 2014. Set against the backdrop of the 20-year review by the United Nations of the Program of Action of the 1994...Read more
In a ruling that marks a significant step forward for women’s rights in the region, Bolivia’s highest court, the Plurinational Constitutional Court, issued a decision ending the requirement for judicial authorization for women seeking legal abortion in Bolivia. “This court ruling represents an...Read more
In a ruling that marks a significant step forward for women’s rights in the region, Bolivia’s highest court, the Plurinational Constitutional Court, issued a decision ending the requirement for judicial authorization for women seeking legal abortion in Bolivia. “This court ruling represents an...Read more
This month, Guttmacher Institute released an in-depth study on the relationship between unintended pregnancy and abortion rates in Mexico. Five years ago, abortion became legal in Mexico City, and our local partner, Mexfam, has played a critical role in providing high-quality abortion services...Read more
This month, Guttmacher Institute released an in-depth study on the relationship between unintended pregnancy and abortion rates in Mexico. Five years ago, abortion became legal in Mexico City, and our local partner, Mexfam, has played a critical role in providing high-quality abortion services...Read more
Our friends at Catholics for Choice recently published a series of essays from people around the world called "Why I Am Pro-Choice." Our own Jessie Clyde contributed to this series. Below is her story: After my first child was born, a friend asked me if my views on abortion had changed. I believe I...Read more
Our friends at Catholics for Choice recently published a series of essays from people around the world called "Why I Am Pro-Choice." Our own Jessie Clyde contributed to this series. Below is her story: After my first child was born, a friend asked me if my views on abortion had changed. I believe I...Read more
Ecuador’s restrictive abortion laws put the health and even the lives of rape victims in danger, Human Rights Watch said in a report released last week. In late August 2013 the National Assembly is expected to debate major changes to the criminal code. It is unclear whether a proposal from a 2012...Read more
Ecuador’s restrictive abortion laws put the health and even the lives of rape victims in danger, Human Rights Watch said in a report released last week. In late August 2013 the National Assembly is expected to debate major changes to the criminal code. It is unclear whether a proposal from a 2012...Read more
Yesterday, Congresswoman Nita Lowey and 114 cosponsors introduced the Global Democracy Promotion Act in the US House of Representatives. If passed, the bill would help to stabilize the policy climate for organizations that provide sexual and reproductive health services worldwide by permanently...Read more