• A Better Health Agenda for the Americas Latin America needs comprehensive health care solutions, not minor uncontroversial changes. READ MORE
  • Chile's highest court recently ruled to prohibit the distribution of emergency contraception (EC) in public health clinics in all circumstances, including to women who have been victims of rape. This... READ MORE
  • The debate over abortion is resurgent in largely Roman Catholic Latin America. Some of the most religious jurisdictions in the region are loosening restrictions on the procedure while other countries... READ MORE
  • In the first week of September, the U.S. Senate, following the lead of the U.S. House of Representatives, passed a bill which would repeal the Global Gag Rule. This was the first time in the sordid... READ MORE
  • "Nicaraguan abortion ban proves deadly"(World Briefing, Tuesday) underscores the devastating impact that restrictive abortion laws have on women's lives.  In 2006, an estimated 19... READ MORE

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