The Arab world's silent reproductive revolution


Changing household structures, economic growth and contraceptives prompt dramatic drop in fertility rate, study finds

Inside the illegal abortion market: 'I nearly touched hell'

Wendy Muperi

Zimbabwe’s tight abortion laws aren’t curbing demand, they’re driving them underground — and it’s about to get worse.

Why it took science 25 years to see whether this birth control increased HIV risk

Kristen van Schie

We could be just hours away from knowing whether Depo-Provera use is linked to a higher risk of HIV infection in women. Find out how.

Are strong-armed tactics by Big Pharma behind the country’s birth control shortage?

Pontsho Pilane

An international drug maker may have intentionally muscled out local competition to win the bulk of a national birth control tender.

[LONG READ]: Why do parents abandon their babies?

Thalia Holmes

Women who discard their newborns feel unsupported, often by the very professionals meant to counsel them.