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Sweden to cut aid to groups applying Trump abortion ban

A Swedish government agency on Tuesday threatened to cut aid to NGOs which have suspended abortion services over fears of losing US funding due to a decree signed by President Donald Trump. 49 more words


UN experts call for resistance as battle over women’s rights intensifies

A group of UN independent experts* has warned that women’s rights are facing an alarming backlash in many parts of the world. They said that it is critically important to press on with further setting of standards on gender equality, including through the repeal of all laws that discriminate against women on traditional, cultural or religious grounds and laws that exclusively or disproportionately criminalize action of behavior by women and girls. 54 more words


How Trump signed a global death warrant for women

With one devastating flourish of the presidential pen, worldwide progress on family planning, population growth and reproductive rights was swept away. Now some of the world’s poorest women must count the cost… 2,959 more words

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Six photos that show the intensity of abortion clinic protests

Antiabortion protesters outside a clinic in Raleigh, N.C. (Wendi Kent)

For nearly two years, Wendi Kent, an abortion-rights activist and photojournalist based in Madison, Wis., has been documenting antiabortion protesters at some of the most targeted clinics in the country. 830 more words

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Texas Is Being Sued Over a Law That Bans a Safe and Common Abortion Procedure

Abortion rights groups say Senate Bill 8 is another attempt by lawmakers to make abortion care unreachable for Texas women.

Texas is being sued over a state law that bans a  483 more words

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Abortion Fight Rages in Kentucky, Where Only 1 Clinic Remains

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Both sides in the abortion fight raging in Kentucky agree on one thing: The stakes are as high as ever in a state that could become the first in the nation without an abortion clinic. 1,041 more words

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This State Could Be The First Without An Abortion Clinic

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When Dona Wells, an original founder of the EMW abortion clinics in Kentucky, began pushing for abortion rights in her state in the 1960s, she never believed abortion care would become legal. 1,566 more words

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