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  • For Native people, self managed abortion could be one solution to those denied access

    The situation in South Dakota is just one example of the obstacles to safe abortion faced by Native people. Read more »

  • No, medical abortion reversal is not possible, but false and dangerous misinformation is.

    In recent years, a new tactic of anti-abortion groups has been to promote that medical abortion can be reversed. Despite the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists reporting that “medical abortion ‘reversal’ is not supported by science,” in 2016 Arizona passed a law where women… Read more »

  • 3 Mitos Sobre el Aborto

    Mito #1: La decisión de interrumpir el embarazo siempre es doloroso y puede causar problemas psicológicas. ¡FALSO! Para algunas personas, la decisión de interrumpir el embarazo es difícil, pero para otras es muy fácil. Exámenes psicológicos nos muestran que el sentimiento más común después del… Read more »

  • Abortion in Ireland: Are times changing?

    Ireland’s eighth amendment states that the right to life a fetus and the life of a mother during pregnancy are equal. As a result, abortion is effectively banned in almost all circumstances making access to abortion in Ireland severely restricted. In addition, if convicted of obtaining an illegal… Read more »

  • Hacer un plan antes de realizar un aborto auto inducido

    Realizarse un aborto auto inducido con pastillas es un procedimiento seguro que realizan cientos de mujer en el mundo cuando tienen un embarazo no deseado.  En poco casos se pueden presentar complicaciones que van desde sangrado severos a infecciones. Para estar preparadas antes estas situaciones… Read more »

  • The One Year Anniversary of Trump's Global Gag Rule: Nothing to Celebrate

    The intention of the Global Gag Rule on paper was to shut down abortion providers, but in reality, it has had much further reaching and terrifying consequences. Read more »

  • In Post Hurricane Puerto Rico, DIY Abortion Is an Important Option

    The answer to the question "How are people doing in Puerto Rico now?" is still, more than five months after Hurricane Maria struck on September 20, 2017, dismal, at best. Read more »

  • Another Study Proves Safety of Self-Managed Abortion

    A new study offers reassuring evidence about using misoprostol alone for self-induced abortion. Read more »

  • ¡Es TU cuerpo y TU decisión!

    ¿Por qué deciden las personas interrumpir el embarazo? Cada persona es diferente y cada razón es importante y válida. Muchas personas se encuentran sin recursos de criar otro hijo, o son demasiados/as jóvenes para tener a un hijo. También es posible que estén en problemas criando a los hijos a que… Read more »

  • The Abortion Pill May Soon Be Available on College Campuses in California

    California Senate Bill 320, would require the University of California and California State University to carry the abortion pill at all student health centers. Read more »

  • Women in British Columbia Will Have Access to Free Mifegymiso Starting January 15

    British Columbia has become the sixth province in Canada to provide free access to Mifegymiso, a safe abortion pill used to terminate pregnancy in the first nine weeks. Read more »

  • The stories we can't tell - an anonymous testimonial

    Earlier this year, one of my employees took me aside and told me a secret - “I’m pregnant – and one of my friends told me you can help." It's not the first time I heard that; I help women find misoprostol from time to time – but I live in a deeply Catholic country where abortion is illegal Read more »

  • ¿Qué síntomas no son normales después de tomar las píldoras?

    Si se tiene la información precisa, el aborto con pastillas de Misoprostol hasta las 12 semana es un procedimiento seguro, solo en casos excepcionales se producen complicaciones que hacen necesario que las mujeres tengan que acudir a recibir atención médica urgente.  Es por estas posibles… Read more »

  • What Happens During a Self-Managed Abortion?

    How to manage a safe abortion with pills Read more »

  • The Reality of Accessing Abortion in the Bluest of States

    Last month, while visiting Massachusetts, the state where I was born and went college, I noticed a sign on someone's front lawn  that said "Stop Taxpayer Funded Abortion." I'm always a little surprised to see displays of right wing politics in Massachusetts; although all the… Read more »

  • Aborto Autoinducido, Seguro y con Apoyo

    Como autoinducir un aborto con pastillas Read more »

  • Why Would Someone Choose Self-Managed Abortion?

    To many people, DIY abortion may seem like an impossibility. However, it is more widespread than you may believe, even here in the US. Increased legal and political threats to access to clinic-based services – along with the existing barriers to access such as geography, finances, and support –… Read more »

  • Seoul Feminists set up Abortion Pill Vending Machine

    Brave and creative feminist group Femi Dang-dang changes the conversation on self-managed abortion in Korea Read more »

  • Abortion in the US Military

    Like a strong military, keeping proper care out of the hands of women is a time-honored American tradition. Read more »

  • No Nostalgia for Life Before Roe v. Wade

    The videos are a sobering reminder that anti-abortion activists want to return us to a world where women are punished for daring to be sexual Read more »