Do Women in Muslim Countries Have More Reproductive Freedom than American Women?


When the U.S. House of Representatives voted recently to pass a law that would tighten restrictions on abortions performed after 20 weeks, it followed the lead of state legislators across the country. But U.S. legislators are bucking global trends to increase women’s rights and access to reproductive care. Every day in the U.S., restrictions are […]

In the Maghreb, Women Need Reproductive Rights AND Revolution

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Post co-written with Francine Coeytaux. As demonstrators demand political change across North Africa and the Middle East, nothing short of a parallel revolution must also take place: Women’s rights must be recognized and promoted as human rights. Women were and continue to be leaders of the revolutions, but far too often post-revolutionary powers exclude women’s […]