The Trump administration’s proposed new rule limiting what Title X-funded clinics can tell patients about abortion has divided secular and religious bioethicists.

The US leads the industrialized world in the rate of pregnancy and childbirth-related deaths, and the country's fraught relationship with midwives has a role to play, according to the final installment in a series on America’s maternal mortality crisis. Just 10% of the…

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.

The outsize burden of HIV and AIDS among women in former British colonies goes back to colonial legal systems’ approaches to property, according to new research.

Gravely ill and determined to release the herpes vaccine he developed, microbiologist Bill Halford didn’t want to wait around for grants and regulations. So he went rogue, shirking FDA regulations and gathering subjects at a hotel, and in Saint Kitts, to try his method.…

Reproductive rights groups are taking the Trump administration to court over federal policies that undermine comprehensive sexual health services, saying they compromise the health of low-income patients. The legal battle comes amid efforts by conservatives to cut federal…

A midwife forced to deliver the babies of ISIS militants who captured Raqqa, Syria in 2014 recounted her nightmare. ISIS Husbands, Nasr said, barely trusted her; they wouldn’t let her give their laboring wives—including many Syrian teenagers as young as 13 years old—pain…

Meeting the unmet need for contraception could reap huge economic rewards by 2030, according to an analysis of the potential benefits of reaching the FP2020 and SDG family planning targets. India could save $89.7 billion. Nigeria, $12.9 billion.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation issued a challenge: "Reinvent the Toilet." Duke University researchers answered the call with a new system they’re testing out at a women's dormitory in Coimbatore, India.