Until our country treats human rights—including access to safe abortion—as a fundamental obligation, our rights, and those of people around the world, remain vulnerable.
In this fight, women everywhere lose. But those unable to access the health care they need—including safe abortion services—are paying the highest price.
Gender was integral to how the military committed its crimes against the Rohingya in Burma—and gender must be central to any and all efforts aimed at justice and accountability.
Comparing Roe to the more powerful and robust principles of international law that safeguard a women’s right to choose makes it clear there is room for improvement domestically.