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The pope has said both men and women can use condoms to protect themselves from HIV.  Can he now say that women can use them to protect themselves from the dangers of pregnancy?

What happens when women tell their abortion stories on Twitter? Is it good for the pro-choice movement—and is it good for them?

Conservatives don't really want to get rid of abortion rights? This next Congress, we might just find out.

The most significant threats may come from the state level: Republicans picked up several governorships, and the Affordable Care Act requires the cooperation of states to set up their own insurance exchanges.

The choice of former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet to head the new United Nations agency for women may be the most important and smartest appointment Ban Ki-moon makes in his tenure as UN secretary-general.

Five Republican Senate nominees recently announced that they do not support a woman's right to an abortion even in the case of rape or incest.

Manipulating information women who are seeking abortion receive is a staple of antichoice politics. A recent episode of Friday Night Lights reveals how damaging that strategy is.

Women on the US-Mexico border seek alternatives to embattled abortion clinics.

Hillary Clinton has unequivocally stated that all women around the world must have the right to abortion. Will Obama confirm that position at the G8 summit this weekend?

We blame girls—but it's the boys who are sabotaging attempts at safer sex, studies suggest.

Blogs

The US can learn a lot from Australia’s new medical abortion policy.

April 26, 2013

In West Virginia, one high school student is standing up for her right to hear the truth—the whole truth—about sexual health.

April 19, 2013

Rather than making an argument against choice, the doctor's crimes illustrate the risks of forcing abortions underground.

April 15, 2013

The UN says inaccessibility to abortion is torture—and anti-choice laws prove it.

April 3, 2013

Who'll be the lucky man (or troll) for you?

March 19, 2013

We’ve come a long way, but we’ve a long way to go in progress for women’s rights.

March 9, 2013

The PBS documentary Makers captures the heady joy of the feminism’s Second Wave and founders when trying to reckon with the movement's contemporary incarnation.

February 27, 2013

Will you have access to no-copay birth control under HHS's new regulations?

February 7, 2013

As we mark the fortieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, how far have we come? And how far do we have to go?

February 6, 2013