women on web
And it's not just because of restrictive state laws.
In the early 1900s, desperate American women wrote letters to the founder of Planned Parenthood begging for help with unwanted pregnancies. A century later, they're sending eerily similar messages to an international abortion-by-mail service.
Rebecca Gomperts has been behind several initiatives that use legal loopholes to be able to perform abortions where they're illegal.
Yesterday, the WHO declared Zika a global emergency—but, despite the fact that it's linked to serious birth defects in babies, women in affected areas still can't get safe abortions. Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, who runs an abortion-by-mail service, hopes to...
VICE News spent two days traveling Ireland with a group of pro-choice activists determined to help women obtain abortions — even though it meant risking 14 years in prison.
Thousands of scared Irish women without options fly to England every year to get an abortion, largely thanks to the Irish Catholic Church’s war on reproductive rights. But things are changing. For women across the country, shame and intimidation are no...