02.27.15 - Last week, Guadalupe spent her
first night at home as a free woman following seven years in prison. After
mounting international and local pressure prompted the Salvadoran government to
issue a pardon in her case, she was quietly released…
01.13.15 - For Roselyn, a reproductive
health care worker in Uganda—where abortion is legal in some circumstances but
very difficult to access—death is an everyday part of her job due to the high
incidence of unsafe abortions…
01.05.15 - Oklahoma passed a law, which was to go into
effect November 1, 2014, requiring physicians providing medication abortions to
use an obsolete method that does not meet the current standard of care and is
less safe and more burdensome for women than the current practice.
01.05.15 - Oklahoma passed a law in 2014 requiring that physicians providing abortions obtain admitting
privileges at a hospital within thirty miles of the facility where they provide
care, or face criminal and civil penalties.
11.25.14 - UPDATE: Following her
conviction in November 2014, Nirmala’s case was appealed to the Penang High
Court earlier this month. The judge determined that because she was not
provided adequate interpretation at her trial, the conviction was invalid.…
10.29.14 - This Election Day,
November 4, three states will be voting on ballot initiatives that would
dangerously restrict access to legal abortion services. Here’s what’s at stake
and what you can do.
Laws that restrict the use of public funds for abortion can create barriers to women’s abortion access that are as difficult for women to overcome as laws that directly restrict the availability of abortion. Funding restrictions endanger women’s health and, as some state courts have held,…