Equal rights for women is a long way off until all mothers have received the respect they deserve – including those forced to give up their child at birth, and those who desperately require a termination
People encouraged to take day off to protest restrictive abortion laws or show solidarity by wearing black, posting on social media and staging walkouts
Defunding Parenthood would put lives of 900,000 women at risk, it is estimated
Women are not incubators. We should not become dehumanised vessels as soon as a pregnancy occurs, our own decisions and desires erased in favour of some perceived greater good of carrying a foetus to term
To protest the US leader's poor track record on women's rights at home and abroad, dozens of female Democrats wore white as he spoke
Procedure - legally required for discussion in Arkansas and South Dakota - involves giving pregnant women shots of hormone progesterone if they change their minds after first step initiated
Prime Minister Erna Solberg says 'a joint effort is particularly important' in the face of pro-life pressure
Congresswoman aims to make point that new abortion laws are 'intrusive and ridiculous'
Republican introduces bill that would force women seeking abortion to get written consent from the foetus' father
Executive order could "create void" in funding for family planning services around world
Comments follow a series of attempts by politicians to restrict access to abortions
At least 350 demonstrations have been organised by activists on both sides of the debate
Denmark announces ‘alliance of like-minded countries’ lobbying to support international aid providers after US President withdrew funding
One area of the UK has some of the harshest abortion laws in Europe. Here we explain how.
“It was not wanted. It was not a ‘way out’. It was not birth control. It was heartbreaking. The government does not belong here.”
The Arkansas Act doesn’t even recognise women as adults. It treats them as minors under the care of their husbands. This is not about ‘saving babies’ or ‘protecting society’. This is a state level pussy-grab and it’s about affirming the inferiority of women