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  • Here's what you should know about Arkansas's ban on medical abortion

    Abortion is safe. Read more »

  • Argentina Congress Votes to Liberalize Abortion Law

    Today, June 13th 2018, the Congress in Argentina will hold a vote on liberalizing Argentina’s abortion law. Read more »

  • Google searches for abortion pill double since 2004

    Global Google searches for Misoprostol have more than doubled over the past decade. Read more »

  • The Abortion Pill Isn't Emergency Contraception

    Or vice versa. Get to know the difference. Read more »

  • Indiana’s Sex-Selective Abortion Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

    The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court recently ruled that an Indiana law banning abortion on the basis of race, gender, or disability of the fetus is unconstitutional. Read more »

  • UK activists fight for option to take the abortion pill at home

    The Women’s Equality Party is actively fighting to introduce home ues of the abortion pill in England. Read more »

  • Tightening restrictions around abortion

    It's a scary time to be a person who can get pregnant in the United States. Read more »

  • Medication Abortion is Nothing New

    Middle class Victorian women had their "female pills" Read more »

  • ABORTO NO BRASIL: uma abordagem jurídica e prático informativa

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  • Judge protects abortion access in Montana

    Ruling temporarily blocks a state law preventing highly skilled nurses from providing abortion care Read more »

  • Parental Notification Laws Are Toxic For Young People Seeking Abortion Care

    In some states, people under the age of 18 seeking an abortion do not have to notify their parents in order to access abortion care. In other states, one or both parents needs to give permission. Read more »

  • The Race to Overturn El Salvador’s Total Abortion Ban

    Though Latin America’s abortion laws are some of the most restrictive in the world, activists’ efforts are beginning to yield results. Read more »

  • In solidarity with Repeal the 8th! Referendum in Ireland on May 25th!

    Women Help Women welcomes the announcement of the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment in the Irish Constitution. We call on Irish citizens to vote yes on May 25th. Women Help Women proudly supports the right of women in Ireland to have a safe abortion, and hope that a day will come when… Read more »

  • Medication abortion at home: why people should have the option

    Since medical abortion is safe and effective, advocates argue that current laws only cause unnecessary distress and discomfort for individuals at a time when they need the best medical support. Read more »

  • Abortion is safe. Restricting it is dangerous.

    The most dangerous part of having an abortion in the U.S. is not the procedure itself, but the lies and laws that make it harder to access. Read more »

  • Here's what you should know about the abortion bans being pushed through by these states right now

    A number of abortion bans are making their way through state legislatures. Here's what you should know about them. Read more »

  • Mike Pence Needs a History Lesson

    Our history already tells us what we need to know about living in a country where abortion is illegal. Read more »

  • Where to find information on self-managed abortion

    A recent study has found that for individuals facing an unintended pregnancy, many are relying on the Internet for information about self-managed abortion. Read more »

  • Una buena acompañante

    Muchas mujeres han acompañado a otras mujeres mientras se realizan un aborto auto-inducido con pastillas, esto puede que no sea un proceso fácil para las mujeres que tienen que realizarse el aborto ni para las acompañantes cuando están en un contexto restrictivo. Es importante que como acompañantes… Read more »

  • How Google Maps is making abortion harder to find

    Anti-abortion groups are gaming local search results to trick women away from clinics Read more »