abortion

US: Supreme Court Agrees to Review Louisiana Abortion Restrictions

The Supreme Court agreed to review Louisiana abortion restrictions that require doctors to hold hospital admitting privileges near where the procedure is provided, a case that will test recent abortion precedent and reveal the thinking of the court’s newest members on the inflammatory issue.

Guatemala: Collection of signatures continues against law that violates sexual rights

Thousands of people have already signed on the Change.org platform a petition to the Guatemalan Congress to reject the proposal of Law 5272, alleging that said draft is unconstitutional and violates human rights.

Guatemala: Protest against project that criminalizes abortion and gay marriage

Dozens of people protested on Tuesday outside the Guatemalan Congress to reject a law initiative that seeks to tighten the penalties for practicing abortion and put concrete marriage between people of the same sex.

US: President Tried To Let Health Care Providers Refuse To Provide Transgender Care And Abortions — Now He’s Getting Sued

Health care groups are suing the Trump administration arguing that the rule could create a “chilling effect” that would greatly decrease access to abortion and sex reassignment care.

US: LGBT+ advocates sue U.S. government over healthcare 'conscience rule'

LGBT+ advocates filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to block a rule the U.S. government said will allow medical professionals to act according their consciences, but that critics said could deny care to those in need.

Call for submissions: Mistreatment and violence against women during reproductive health care with a focus on childbirth

Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences is looking for submissions on mistreatment during reproductive health care and childbirth.