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Safeguarding women’s rights during the Covid-19 shutdown

Women will be disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic, particularly considering their contribution as caregivers, in both professional and domestic settings

Proposed New Zealand abortion law to give women right to choose

The government plans to overhaul the country's current abortion laws

Louisiana lawmakers pass fetal heartbeat abortion ban

The bans are expected to be blocked in lower courts, but supporters plan to appeal such decisions until they reach the Supreme Court

Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US

The text, which the Republican-led senate sent to Governor Ivey's desk for signature into law, doesn't include exceptions in cases of rape or incest

Forced abortions: The crime no one is talking about

Nomthandazo* thought her and her partner were happily expecting their first baby together. She was wrong.

Abortion hypocrisy kills women

People who pass judgment on those terminate their pregnancies can have fatal consequences

UN backs weakened resolution on sexual violence in conflicts

Washington threatened a veto if the text spoke of reproductive rights

US Supreme Court rejects state efforts to block abortion funding

Louisiana and Kansas had asked the highest court in the land to intervene after losing their case against family planning group Planned Parenthood

Letters to the editor: October 26 to November 1

Our readers write in about M&G's bias, and constitutional reform

Abortion: SA must speak up

Our country has a duty to ensure women’s rights are protected here and in the region

‘I opened her up and found her womb was rotten from the infection’

Obstetrician Eddie Mhlanga often had to attend to women who had unsafe abortions during apartheid, when abortion was illegal in South Africa.

How readers like you are helping flip the script on illegal abortion providers.

We teamed up with readers and translators to create some of the first graphics ever on abortion in all South Africa's official languages.

US gag rule ties SA’s hands

Put a stop to the policy that blocks aid to organisations offering abortion services

How the ACDP peddled unproven fact in its bid to tighten SA’s abortion laws

The party cannot substantiate claims it made before Parliament in March, finds Africa Check.

The sacred versus the profane

'Circling each other now, each fighter coming in for the obligatory mock charge'

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