Chile Denies Abortion for 11-Year-Old Rape Victim

At age 11, Belén is 14 weeks pregnant. Her pregnancy, which occurred after she was repeatedly raped over the past two years by her mother’s partner, has been deemed by medical professionals as a danger to her health. Despite the risks involved for both her and the fetus, Belén has no choice but to see the […]

NEWSFLASH: Rhode Island Supports Paid Family Leave

At last, some good news: The Rhode Island House voted 53-18 on Tuesday evening to require paid leave for employees who need to care for a sick child, spouse, domestic partner, parent, grandparent, in-law or to bond with a new child. The state Senate had already passed the bill, but due to technical changes made […]