With Memorial Day behind us and summer here, most kids in New York are finishing school or preparing for camp or dreaming of pools and extended playtime. But this summer will be very, very different for one 10-year-old girl in Paraguay. Because she’s pregnant. The girl’s doctors discovered the...Read more
Earlier this week the Dominican Republic’s Supreme Court held a judicial hearing regarding three constitutional challenges to the country’s new law that decriminalized abortion in certain cases. In December the Dominican Republic made history by decriminalizing abortion in cases of rape or incest,...Read more
Earlier this week the Dominican Republic’s Supreme Court held a judicial hearing regarding three constitutional challenges to the country’s new law that decriminalized abortion in certain cases. In December the Dominican Republic made history by decriminalizing abortion in cases of rape or incest,...Read more
This week IPPF/WHR is joining health advocates from around the world to celebrate every woman’s right to dignity, respect, and skilled healthcare on the second annual International Day for Maternal Health and Rights. Maternal health encompasses the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and...Read more
This week IPPF/WHR is joining health advocates from around the world to celebrate every woman’s right to dignity, respect, and skilled healthcare on the second annual International Day for Maternal Health and Rights. Maternal health encompasses the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and...Read more
The years 2014 and 2015 will be remembered in Chile as a period of significant social and political transformations. Tax, education, and election reforms, as well as the civil union agreement for straight and gay couples, are clear examples of the vanishing of the most conservative legacies of the...Read more
The years 2014 and 2015 will be remembered in Chile as a period of significant social and political transformations. Tax, education, and election reforms, as well as the civil union agreement for straight and gay couples, are clear examples of the vanishing of the most conservative legacies of the...Read more
Today marks the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade – the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States. This was a major victory for women and reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates in the U.S. because it finally placed the decision to terminate a pregnancy where...Read more
Today marks the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade – the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States. This was a major victory for women and reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates in the U.S. because it finally placed the decision to terminate a pregnancy where...Read more
The Dominican Republic made history this week when it decriminalized abortion in certain cases after hours of intense debate. The text of the approved legislation permits abortion in cases of rape, incest or malformations of the embryo. It also establishes that “the interruption of pregnancies...Read more