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Woman at a protest

After the 2012 elections, women in Washington have a long to-do list—and it doesn’t stop at reproductive rights.

Pro-choice protest

Planned Parenthood has concluded that “choice” is not always the best rallying cry. But it can still pack a punch.

Prochoice protest

After taking some hits, the movement for abortion rights is pushing back—and has some new tricks up its sleeve.

Advertisement for abortion in South Africa

Long waits and too few providers are consigning more and more women to illegal abortions.

Ross Douthat

The New York Times columnist is so obsessed with women’s fertility, it’s too bad he can’t get pregnant himself.

A protester holds a picture of Savita Halappanavar

Her death is a warning: It could happen here.

Let’s get real: an abortion ban exceptions for rape, incest and the life of the woman would account for less than 7 percent of abortions that happen in America each year.

Mitt Romney

What Romney may privately believe is far less important than the bargains he has made with the far-right Christian base of his party.

Outrageous GOP attacks on women could result in a repeat of the 1992 phenomenon, which saw an upsurge in women elected to Congress.

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