These are the EU stories of the week: After the US Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, the EU parliament takes a stance to strengthen women’s rights. Meanwhile the ongoing protests in North Macedonia have escalated.
A list of herbs that are said to induce miscarriages is circulating on social media following the US Supreme Court decision to end the right to abortion nationwide. Some of the substances promoted online have been linked to pregnancy loss, but abortion providers say they can be ineffective and medical experts warn they could be dangerous to consume. The decision drew unusual criticism from some of America’s closest allies, including France, UK and Canada.