family planning

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

How the Trump Administration Is Quietly Attacking Birth Control

We talk about the how the current administration is changing Title X, the only federal fund for family planning, on 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
The Rundown

Roe v. Wade Protections are Threatened by State Laws and Trump's Anti-Choice Stance Now More Than Ever

On the 45th Anniversary of the landmark case that solidified abortion as a right, Americans must remain vigilant to protect women's reproductive rights.
Impact Staff
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Muslim Leaders in Senegal are Improving Women’s Access to Contraceptives

This religious community is committed to ensuring gender equality for Senegalese women.
Impact Staff
Rise Up

Five Reproductive Rights Heroes You've Gotta Know About Right Now

These activists bring creativity and innovation to the front lines of reproductive health justice.
Katelyn Harrop

Trump Just Reinstated a Global Anti-Abortion Rule That Has Increased Abortions

Republicans’ latest attack on abortion access will likely produce more abortions.
Ankita Rao

Can You Take Antidepressants When You're Pregnant? We Asked Some Experts

SSRIs might be bad for your baby, but going off them might be bad for both you and your baby. It's a gut-wrenching Catch-22 faced by millions of women every day.
Katherine Gillespie

Turkey's President Claims Muslim Women Should Reject Birth Control

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says Muslims shouldn't use contraception, full stop. A feminist activist explains how the situation in Turkey is the worst it's ever been for women.
Sirin Kale

How the Zika Virus Is Fueling the Abortion Debate in Brazil

Activists are pushing for a legal change in light of the Zika epidemic and microcephaly concerns in Brazil.
Letícia Naísa
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Your Boss May Be Able to Track If You're Trying to Get Pregnant

Large companies can now obtain employee health information from big data companies, including when and if they've stopped filling their birth control prescriptions.
Lauren Messman

Why Are Australians So Freaked Out by IUDs?

While intrauterine devices are now as popular as condoms with American teens, less than 3 percent of Australian women use them.
Alicia Barker
LadyBits on Motherboard

The Comfortable Abortion

I had two abortions ten years apart. The first was traumatic. The second one let me keep my dignity.
Carly Pifer

The Greens are Trying to Legalise Abortion in New South Wales

There is an increased need to decriminalise abortion before Zoe's Law, providing a 20-week-old foetus with personhood status, is passed in the upper house.
Paul Gregoire