April 10, 2020

Declare abortion a public health issue during pandemic, WHO urged

Charities press World Health Organization to ensure women can get contraception and safe abortions during crisis Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The […]
April 10, 2020

The Heroine of This Korean Best Seller Is Extremely Ordinary. That’s the Point.

“Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982,” a surprise hit when it was published, ignited what Cho Nam-Joo called “a public debate” around gender and inequality. Source
April 10, 2020

Some chemists wrongly telling women they must fill in form to access emergency contraception

Pharmacy checklist asks customers their name and to declare if they were sexually assaulted or have STI symptoms Women who seek emergency contraception from their pharmacist […]
April 9, 2020

Microloans, Seen as Salvation for Poor Women, Trap Many in Debt

In Jordan, an unregulated microloan industry offers easy money. But with no way to repay loans, many women end up buried in debt, or in prison. […]