Image: George Seymour A student-led petition calling for the disaffiliation of Exeter Students for Life, a pro-life society at the University of Exeter, has amassed close to 10,000 signatures in less than a week. The petition, which currently has 8,716 signatures at time of writing, calls to ‘strike down’ the society for its ‘direct attack […]
Niamh Walsh examines the Texas abortion ban and its implications for women’s reproductive rights.
Emma Hussain reports on the controversy surrounding Alabama’s recent abortion ban and explores the wider ramifications.
Nicaragua and El Salvador are 2 out of the 8 countries in the world with a complete abortion ban. It is a crime even if the woman’s life in mortal danger. This means that women all over Nicaragua and El Salvador are being rejected abortion, even if the alternative is certain death. This reflects a […]
Commentary on the 2016 American presidential election made it out to be a ﬁght between two individuals; voters had to pick good or evil, evil or less-evil, Republican or Democrat. Yet the debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump made it clear: the election was not just about who got to sit in the Oval […]
Last month, Feminist Society, Socialist Students, and Polish society took part in a collaborative solidarity event in defiance of Poland’s proposed abortion laws, which have thankfully been overruled. It served as a reminder of how blessed we are to have free access to so many sexual health services in this country, and the need to fight, […]
The ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) in Poland did not have a good start to the autumn. It threw its weight behind new proposals on abortion – already abnormally restrictive in the Catholic, east European nation – which would have effectively have outlawed the practice entirely. Less than a week later, thirty thousand black-clad […]
Campaign against Sex-Selective Abortion in China The Chinese government has launched a new campaign against sex-selective abortion in an attempt to solve ‘the Bachelor Crisis’ as there are currently 33 million more men than women in China. Pre-natal gender testing and sex-selective abortions are currently illegal in China, however the strong cultural bias for sons has […]