How did US women have abortions when it was illegal? Rosa Campbell explores an archive of US women’s testimonies of abortions across borders, in Japan, Puerto Rico and Mexico, with resonances for today.
Tag: reproductive rights
In the US, abortion rights are under threat. But, as Kelly O’Donnell and Lauren MacIvor Thompson explore, if Roe is lost, we must go back to the beginning, turning to history and what it can reveal about potential paths forward.
On Sunday 9June 2019, the foreign secretary and Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt told Sky News’ Sophie Ridge that he maintains his personal support for lowering the abortion ban in Great Britain from 24- to 12-weeks and that he would vote for a private member’s bill to this effect if one were brought forth while he was leader. While he later clarified that he would not bring forward government legislation to change the country’s abortion law, his statements raised alarm bells with many pro-choice advocates.
‘Should one choose to be a mother?’ The dilemma of motherhood in a world of economic and cultural risk.