Stories: Abortions

  • Philippines Embraces Free Birth Control Despite Opposition From Catholic Church

    A tropical storm rages outside, and Ruzel Delovino gathers her family into their dimly lit one-room home. A light bulb flickers as she cooks a small pot of rice, shared among her four youngest children, her husband and herself. Water drips into the ramshackle apartments stacked one on top of another in Manila’s most populated slum, Tondo. Below,...

  • Make Women Matter

    She would never tell her family. They could never know. I was amazed that the young woman was brave enough to tell her story at all. With a teary smile she explained that she was telling us because she was just so happy that her life was not over as feared. She was just so relieved to have found...