Abortion rights: France leads the way with landmark constitutional change

Abortion rights: France leads the way with landmark constitutional change

In a pioneering move just in time for International Women’s Day on March 8, French lawmakers have voted to enshrine abortion rights in the country’s constitution. At the same time, politicians and experts warn that abortion rights are under pressure around the world. In Europe, abortion rights vary from country to country, with some more restrictive than others.

Posts share unproven abortion treatments after Roe v. Wade reversal

Posts share unproven abortion treatments after Roe v. Wade reversal

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.