Polish Police Invaded the Offices of Feminist Activists After a Pro-Choice Protest

On October 2, thousands of activists marched in Poland in protest of the nation’s repressive abortion laws. The next day, Polish police invaded the offices of two feminist groups—seizing files and computers and shutting down their operations. The Women’s Rights Centre, which advocates for legal and policy changes to ensure equal rights for all genders, and […]

5 Fast Feminist Facts About The 20-Week Abortion Ban Headed to the Senate Floor

Last week, the House advanced HR 36—a bill that would criminalize abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy nationwide—to the Senate. President Trump has already stated that he would sign the bill into law, should it ultimately end up on his desk.

Plan C: Medication Abortion By Mail

Chances are there’s an app in today’s digital marketplace that can help you find anything you want—and have it in-hand within days, if not hours. What if obtaining an abortion was that easy?

Chile Decriminalized (Some) Abortions—Now What?

Will other countries in Central America follow Chile’s lead?

What’s Next in the Fight to End Child Marriage in Guatemala?

Guatemala has taken a huge step forward for girls, officially outlawing child marriage following years of advocacy by activists and girl leaders. But the fight doesn’t end there.

The House is Expected to Vote on a 20-Week Abortion Ban Today

HR 36 would criminalize abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy in all 50 states. If signed into law, women who violate the law could go to prison for up to five years.

Menstrual Equity Legislation in California Would Make Tampons and Pads Free at School for Low-Income Girls

Assembly Bill 10 cleared the state Senate 39-0 and passed through the Assembly 70-4 early last month, but is still awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature.

Illinois Just Expanded Government-Funded Abortion Access

His decision marks the first time in over two decades that a state has voluntarily provided Medicaid-funded abortion care for low-income and disabled women.

Q&A: Reproductive Justice Champion Loretta Ross on Resistance and Redefining Our Fight

Ross talked to Ms. about the power of a reproductive justice framework, what she’s working toward and thinking bigger than resistance.

WATCH: Amplifying the Personal and the Political in Pop Culture

The thumbnail of Retro Reports’ mini-doc for The New York Times, “The Fight Over Women’s Bodies,” is a still shot of women dressed in red robes and bonnets a la the concubines in The Handmaid’s Tale.

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