Reproductive Health

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Post-Roe Era Tests Abortion Laws Worldwide

As abortion comes under fire in the United States, some countries have taken a stance toward expanding access

U.S. Supreme Court Challenge to Abortion Pills Could Boost Illegal Imports

Safeguarding access to pills from online foreign distributors may become a flashpoint in the reproductive care battle

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Roe's Repeal Inspires Abortion Rollbacks in Other Countries

The U.S. dismantling of abortion protections has seeped beyond borders

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LGBTQI+ People Need a Permanent End to the Global Gag Rule

The Global Gag Rule disrupts health services and relationships for LGBTQI+ people and harms LGBTQI+ rights globally

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Loretta Lynn and Beyond: Reproductive Rights in Country and Folk Music

A slideshow of songs highlighting the once taboo topics of birth control, virginity, and divorce in rural America

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U.S. Abortion Law and Dissenting from the Norm

The United States is an outlier on abortion access

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The U.S. Tampon Shortage Was There Long Before You Heard About It

The reason why hand sanitizer and Sriracha sauce shortages make headlines and dwindling tampon supplies don't

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Poland's New 'Pregnancy Registry' Raises Red Flags

Some women feel their privacy and autonomy are on the line

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Hiding in Plain Sight

Although schistosomiasis affects many women and the treatment is simple, it is often misdiagnosed

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Reproductive Rights Are at a Crossroads in a COVID-Weary World

Some countries have improved access and care, while others have floundered 

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Ending Female Genital Mutilation

Best practices are known and political will may finally be here to end this extreme form of discrimination against women

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An Improbable Success in a Troubled Region

The Ouagadougou Partnership in Francophone West Africa advances access to family planning for health and development

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The U.S. Government’s Role in Addressing Global Women’s Health

What will happen to women and girls in low- and middle-income countries in the future as aid stalls and progress slows?