Nearly 80 organizations have endorsed a new strategy to advance sexual and reproductive health policies in the U.S. and the world.  

A new AI gaming genre simulates the harrowing choice of whether to have an abortion—and the myriad obstacles that can stand in the way.   One game—Trapped—recreates a “Kafkaesque series of rules” that can come with pursuing an abortion. Another game, Choice: Texas,…

The US aid ban on groups that offer abortion services overseas has led to 40% higher abortion rates in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the largest empirical study of the Mexico City policy, published in the Lancet.  

Africa’s first summit aimed at ending female genital mutilation and child marriage in Dakar, Senegal this week brought calls to step up law enforcement and gain support from religious leaders.  

VANCOUVER—Crowds sometimes thin by a conference’s closing plenary. Not so with Women Deliver 2019. The world’s biggest conference on gender equality closed with a bang yesterday, amid jubilant cheers, rousing performances, and ambitious pledges.

VANCOUVER—The number one killer of women during childbirth is severe postpartum hemorrhage—capable of killing an otherwise healthy woman in less than 2 hours if she does not receive care. That gives health care workers precious little time to act—and in low-resource…

Universal access to sexual reproductive health and the fight to end AIDS are 2 Sustainable Development Goals that naturally go hand in hand. Home to almost 70% of people living with HIV, sub-Saharan Africa has seen progress toward eliminating mother-to-child transmission.…

Female genital mutilation is happening on US soil—and bans on the practice have gotten weaker, not stronger, reports Milena Mikael-Debass. American FGM survivors from a range of backgrounds—from African and Asian diaspora communities to white Christian women—have broken…

GHN is in Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada to bring you news from the 2019 Women Deliver Conferencet

Yesterday Alabama lawmakers passed the most restrictive abortion law in America, banning virtually all abortions with no exceptions for victims of rape and incest. Clashing with federal court rulings, Alabama’s law allows only abortions needed to save a mother’s life.