The University of Otago issued a mea culpa after seizing 500 copies of a campus magazine with an 'objectionable' cover image of a menstruating cartoon character.

To its peril, a promising new law overhauling the Philippines’ antiquated HIV policy still fails to mandate government promotion of condom use, writes Carlos H. Conde.

Abortion bans are not a deterrent from terminating unwanted pregnancies, but they do contribute to more unsafe procedures. Every year, 56 million unsafe abortions are carried out worldwide, killing some 22,800 women, found a sweeping new report by the Guttmacher Institute.

Obstetric emergencies like miscarriages have landed over 23 women in prison for “abortion-related” crimes in El Salvador—1 of just 4 countries that ban abortion regardless of the circumstances.Dubbed a “poor woman’s crime,” wealthier women skirt the ban with abortion pills…

US women may lose access to certain birth control methods as the Trump administration plans to prioritize funding for abstinence-based programs and natural family planning.

A year in, the SheDecides movement to empower women in their reproductive lives is taking stock.

The US State Department is deleting text about women’s reproductive rights from an upcoming annual report on global human rights, Politico reports.Passages that describe women’s access to contraceptives and abortion have been ordered cut. In addition, a section on racial,…

Across the Middle East and North Africa, women languish in jail for zina crimes, an Islamic legal tradition often interpreted as a criminalization of extramarital sex, writes Ana P. Santos.In migrant worker hubs like Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), zina detainees…

Physical restraint during childbirth, segregation in maternity wards, and racial harassment—Roma woman endure these abuses and more in reproductive health care centers in eastern Slovakia.