The pill of choice by Letícia Bahia

The positive result of her pregnancy test fell heavy on Ana’s shoulders, a 28 year old Brazilian woman. Her job as a maid could barely feed her 3 children. Her husband was unemployed and had been coping with alcohol. Desperate,… Read more »

All Mexican Women Have the Right to Have an Abortion

Decriminalization of Abortion

Abortion is generally restricted in Mexico. This means that, although there is some legal protection, legislation differs between states, making it difficult for many women to receive safe abortion. Laws base eligibility for and legality of abortion based on the… Read more »

My Medical Abortion Story

Abortion Testimonies

When I knew I was pregnant, I also knew I was going to have an abortion. So I booked an appointment at the closest clinic and had to wait until the following week, because there was no space. The date… Read more »

Abortion with Pills

Pills for abortion

Many people believe that abortions are unsafe or that in order to have a safe abortion, it must take place in a healthcare institution. This is false. Having an abortion using pills, also known as a medical abortion, is a… Read more »

Abortion in Chile

Legal abortion in Chile

On January 31st, 2016, it will be one year since the president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, introduced a bill into Congress to allow abortion in instances when the mother’s life is at risk, fetal non-viability due to hereditary or genetic… Read more »

Safe Abortion is a Human Right!

Reproductive Rights

Today, December 10th, is Human Rights Day. It commemorates the day on which the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. The first article of this important document stated that “all human… Read more »