Sonia Narang recently returned from reporting on reproductive rights in the Philippines for Across Women's Lives. She visited Manila's Fabella Hospital and shows us through her photography what it's like for Filipino women to endure one of the world's most crowded maternity wards.
As Zika spreads, a Brazilian lawmaker is pushing for harsher jail sentences for abortions in cases of microcephaly.
In a country considered prudish, who would walk into a store that sells only sex stuff? Just about everybody.
There are only six countries in the world that ban abortion under any circumstances. Four of them are in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Irish voters approved a constitutional ban on abortion in 1983. Thousands of Irish women have traveled abroad for the procedure since then — and there's a new movement to get them to tell their stories.
In a country where abortion is illegal in all but Mexico City, some women seek alternatives that they call lifelines.
Two potentially sweeping Supreme Court cases set the stage for a seismic shift in the battle over abortion and contraception in 2016.
One woman in Rio de Janeiro has personally discovered how much harder and more expensive it is to access an abortion in Brazil now than it was when she was younger. And she says that's a concern for Brazil's democracy.
In most of the United Kingdom, abortion has been legal since the 1960s. But in Northern Ireland it is still banned in almost all circumstances. But a new high court ruling says some of those restrictions violate human rights
Ecuador's president Rafael Correa may be best known in the US as a self-described socialist. But he's also a conservative Catholic. On the eve of the first papal visit since the 1980s, women in Ecuador say they're losing hard-won rights under Correa's administration.
Aumpon Paloa didn't realize she was pregnant until she was about seven months along, which was about the same time her high school teacher noticed and recommended she leave school.
The doctor who initially called police to report his child abuse suspicions of Purvi Patel is listed as a member of a pro-life medical association. Patel was charged with child neglect and later with killing her fetus, and she was sentenced to 20 consecutive years in prison. This makes her the first woman in the US to be convicted and sentenced fon "feticide" charges for ending her own pregnancy.
Purvi Patel was convicted of feticide in Indiana. Her case has raised concerns that it could become a precedent to support more convictions of women who lose their pregnancies or self-abort. But the case also shows how complex pregnancy and gestation really are — and how little we in the US want to talk about unexpected outcomes.