Support for the legalization of abortion
Abortion-rights movements advocate for legal access to induced abortion services. The issue of induced abortion remains divisive in public life, with recurring arguments to liberalize or to restrict ...
Female politician proposes law to fine men $100 for masturbating as 'act against an unborn child'
A Texas politician has filed legislation that would see men fined $100 (£82) for masturbating unless they are doing it in a sanctioned session at a hospital or clinic. Jessica Farrar, a Democrat, crea...
Abortion in the Republic of Ireland
Abortion in Ireland is illegal unless it occurs as the result of a medical intervention performed to save the life of the mother. The availability of abortion services can be even more restricted in t...
New Space for Women's Health
The New Space for Women’s Health, a project of the Friends of the Birth Center, is building an independent women's health and birth center in midtown Manhattan in early 2010 to provide an alternative ...
Reproductive justice
A term originally coined in the United States by organizations that promote the rights of Native women and women of color, reproductive justice is a concept that links reproductive rights with social ...
Human rights
Human rights are moral principles or norms that describe certain standards of human behaviour, and are regularly protected as legal rights in national and international law. They are commonly understo...
Sperm donor limitation by country
Sperm donation laws vary by country. Most countries have laws on sperm donation and place limits on how many children a sperm donor may give rise to. The main reason to limit sperm donations is the r...
Abortion in the UK
Abortion has been legal on a wide number of grounds in England and Wales and Scotland since the Abortion Act 1967 was passed. At the time, this legislation was considered one of the most liberal laws ...
Sex og politikk
Sex og Politikk - the Norwegian association for sexual and reproductive health and rights, is a non-governmental organisation working to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), both ...
Abortion fund
An abortion fund is a non-profit organization that provides financing for abortions to indigent women who cannot afford the fees. Abortion funds are widespread in countries like the United States of ...
Population control
Population control is the practice of artificially altering the size of any population. It typically refers to the act of limiting the size of an animal population so that it remains manageable, as op...
Pro-choice
Pro-choice is the position which advocates the existence of a woman's right to choose whether to have an abortion. Pro-choice can also be a position of support of a person's right to choose whether or...
Reproductive rights
Reproductive rights are legal rights and freedoms relating to reproduction and reproductive health. The World Health Organization defines reproductive rights as follows:Reproductive rights may include...
Abortion in Poland
Abortion in Poland is banned except in the following three circumstances.Unlike in other countries where abortion is banned, women in Poland are not subject to a penalty for illegal termination of pre...
In the name of God (sculpture)
In the name of God is a project launched by Jens Galschiøt involving a sculpture of a pregnant teenager, created as an act against the church’s strict sexual policy.
The pregnant teenager is a ser...
Clinic escort
A clinic escort is a person who volunteers at an abortion clinic to help guide patients and staff into and out of the building. They serve to shield clients from pro-life demonstrators at the site. Th...
Abortion law
Abortion law is legislation and common law which pertains to the provision of abortion. Abortion has been a controversial subject in many societies through history because of the moral, ethical...