women's health

roe v. wade

What's Behind the New Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans

Unconstitutional six-week abortion bans have swept Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia—a new phase of the ongoing efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
4.17.19
black maternal health

When Will the US Protect Black Women From Dying in Childbirth?

Across the United States, politicians are taking steps toward enacting legislation that reduces racist bias against pregnant Black women and infants. But there's still a challenging journey ahead.
Kimberly Lawson
4.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

South Korea Is Lifting Its 66-Year-Old Ban on Abortions

In a landmark ruling, a South Korean court has ordered lawmakers to revise the ban by the end of 2020.
Mustika Hapsoro
4.12.19
reproductive rights

At a Georgia Clinic, Abortion Bill Causes Uncertainty and Fear

House Bill 481, which proposes making abortion illegal after around six weeks, is adding to a national debate around "fetal heartbeat" bills. But at a women's health center in Atlanta, it's already stirring very real worry and confusion for patients.
Kimberly Lawson
4.5.19
abortion

How Anti-Abortion Rhetoric Shapes Pro-Choice Advocacy

Historians and advocates for reproductive justice say our understanding of abortion has been influenced by the anti-abortion movement's "pro-life" arguments against it.
Marie Solis
4.2.19
immigration

28 Women Have Miscarried in ICE Custody in the Last Two Years

After a Honduran woman's stillbirth last month, ICE officials report that 28 women in the agency's custody have had miscarriages in the fiscal years 2017 and 2018.
Marie Solis
3.5.19
ice

ICE Says Detained Woman's Stillbirth 'Not Considered an In-Custody Death'

A 24-year-old Honduran woman in ICE custody went into premature labor last week, delivering a baby doctors pronounced dead moments later.
Marie Solis
2.26.19
Planned Parenthood

Suspicious Fire at Missouri Planned Parenthood Prompts FBI Investigation

The incident may be part of a pattern of escalating attacks on women's health clinics across the country under the Trump presidency.
Marie Solis
2.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

New York's Outdated Abortion Laws Finally Got an Update

After 46 years, the state is giving women the abortion protections of Roe v. Wade.
VICE Staff
1.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

When Women's Pain Isn't Taken Seriously

In the UK, hysteroscopies—a procedure by which doctors examine the inside of the uterus—are routinely performed without any form of pain relief. But for some women, the experience can be unbearably painful.
VICE Staff
1.23.19
abortion

Anti-Abortion Movement Rebrands as 'Pro-Science,' Despite Existing Science

This year's March for Life features a slogan anti-abortion advocates hope will emphasize what they see as a scientific basis for denying women abortion.
Marie Solis
1.17.19
Health

When Women Are Denied Pain Relief During Invasive Procedures

In the UK, hysteroscopies—a procedure by which doctors examine the inside of the uterus—are routinely performed without any form of pain relief. For some women, the experience can be unbearably painful, and traumatizing.
Jessica Furseth
1.16.19
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