Abortion

2021

  • Higher risk of death, abortions due to Covid among pregnant women in LMICs: Study – news report

https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/pune/higher-risk-of-death-abortions-due-to-covid-19-among-pregnant-women-in-lmics-study-7374454/ – June 25

  • The pandemic revolutionised abortion access. Why should we say goodbye to pills by post? – news article

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/abortion-telemedicine-coronavirus-lockdown-change-b1851602.html May 21

  • Northern Irish woman told to go to England for abortion gets case heard – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/26/northern-irish-woman-told-to-go-to-england-for-abortion-gets-case-heard May 26

  • Covid Put Remote Abortion to the Test. Supporters Say It Passed. – news article

https://undark.org/2021/04/05/digital-abortion-access/ May 04

  • Pills in the post: how Covid reopened the abortion wars – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/21/pills-in-the-post-how-covid-reopened-the-abortion-wars?CMP=share_btn_link April 21

  • Why Abortion Pills Are the Next Frontier in the Battle Over Reproductive Rights – news article

https://time.com/5954429/fda-biden-abortion-pills/ April 12

  • Some GOP-led states target abortions done through medication – news article

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/gop-led-states-target-abortions-medication-77006132 April 12

  • Online clinics show abortion access can survive state restrictions and Roe v. Wade threat – news article

https://eu.freep.com/story/opinion/2021/04/12/medication-abortion-rights-protected-online-clinics-column/7106777002/ April 12

  • Misoprostol in the era of COVID-19: a love letter to the original medical abortion pill – research article

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/26410397.2020.1829406

  • Relics of imperialism: US foreign policy on abortion in the COVID era – research article

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/26410397.2020.1824319

  • Why self-managed abortion is so much more than a provisional solution for times of pandemic – research article

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/26410397.2020.1779633

  • Abortion in the time of COVID-19: perspectives from Malta – research article

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/26410397.2020.1780679

  • Access to later abortion in the United States during COVID-19: challenges and recommendations from providers, advocates, and researchers – research article

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/26410397.2020.1774185

  • Abortion in the context of COVID-19: a human rights imperative – research article

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/26410397.2020.1758394

  • COVID-19 is amplifying abortion access disparities across the US – news article

https://scienceline.org/2021/02/covid-19-is-amplifying-abortion-access-disparities-across-the-us/ Feb 10

2020

Reducing unwanted pregnancies during COVID-19: Rights-based, system-level response need of the hour – news article

https://www.firstpost.com/india/reducing-unwanted-pregnancies-during-covid-19-rights-based-system-level-response-need-of-the-hour-9098361.html  Dec 13

  • Misoprostol in the era of COVID-19: a love letter to the original medical abortion pill – research article

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/26410397.2020.1829406

  • Consequences of gestational age limits for people needing abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic – research article

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/26410397.2020.1818377 Oct 2

  • A Rare Expansion in Abortion Access Because of COVID-19 – news article

https://time.com/5893969/covid-19-medication-abortion/ Sept 28

  • Abortion Regulation in the Age of COVID-19 – news article

https://www.theregreview.org/2020/09/21/baker-abortion-regulation-covid-19/ Sept 21

  • Covid-19 and women’s worsening access to illegal and legal abortion in Brazil – blog post

https://calacs.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/2020/08/03/covid-19-and-womens-worsening-access-to-illegal-and-legal-abortion-in-brazil-mariana-pitta-lima-and-cecilia-mccallum/ August 3

  • More Women Sought Medication Abortion Services Online After Texas Banned Abortions Amid COVID-19 – news article

https://www.kut.org/post/more-women-sought-medication-abortion-services-online-after-texas-banned-abortions-amid-covid July 21

  • Thanks to COVID-19, It’s Even Harder to Access Abortion in Texas – news article

https://www.houstonpress.com/news/experts-explain-how-covid-19-has-affected-abortion-in-texas-11480362 July 6

  • The Fight to Protect Abortion Access Amid the Pandemic – commentary

https://theintercept.com/2020/06/15/coronavirus-pandemic-abortion-access/ June 15

  • HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: HHS Rolls Back Abortion, LGBT Protections

https://about.bgov.com/news/health-care-briefing-hhs-rolls-back-abortion-lgbt-protections/ June 15

  • Coronavirus Created an Obstacle Course for Safe Abortions – news article

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/14/world/europe/coronavirus-abortion-obstacles.html?smid=tw-share June 14

  • The Coronavirus Pandemic Gave Us a Look at a Post-Roe v. Wade World – commentary

https://www.teenvogue.com/story/coronavirus-pandemic-post-roe-v-wade-world June 12

  • The women travelling across Europe to escape Poland’s restrictive abortion laws – news article

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/women-and-girls/women-travelling-across-europe-escape-polands-restrictive-abortion/ June 10

  • Could Coronavirus Make Telemedicine Abortion the New Normal? Clinics are expanding access with virtual visits and sending pills by mail – commentary

 https://www.elle.com/life-love/a32335002/telemedicine-abortion-coronavirus/ May 19

  • COVID-19 and Reproductive Justice in Great Britain and the United States: Ensuring Access to Abortion Care during a Global Pandemic – research article

https://academic.oup.com/jlb/advance-article/doi/10.1093/jlb/lsaa027/5838025 May 18

  • Unique Challenges Facing the Abortion Provider Workforce – Webinar recording

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJgYSS_i2YA&feature=youtu.be April 22

  • Countries’ Covid-19 responses could debunk some myths around the ‘abortion pill’ – commentary

https://theconversation.com/countries-covid-19-responses-could-debunk-some-myths-around-the-abortion-pill-136088 April 16

  • Poland: Abortion ban and regressive sexuality education laws must not be rushed through under cover of COVID-19 – Amnesty International analysis

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2020/04/poland/ April 14

  • Declare abortion a public health issue during pandemic, WHO urged – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/apr/10/declare-abortion-a-public-health-issue-during-pandemic-who-urged April 10

  • Artist Hannah Bates is selling COVID-19 face masks made of her used panties – One mask will cost you the price of an abortion – news article

https://www.dazeddigital.com/art-photography/article/48688/1/artist-hannah-bates-is-selling-covid-19-face-masks-made-of-her-used-panties April 7

  • Abortion and COVID-19 – HeyReprotech Newsletter

https://heyreprotech.substack.com/p/abortion-and-covid-19, April 7

  • Absurd’ rules obstruct abortion access in Italy during COVID-19 – commentary

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/5050/italy-access-abortion-during-covid/ April 03

  • Red States Are Exploiting Coronavirus to Ban Abortion – news article

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/06/opinion/abortion-covid.html, April 6

  • Abortion Bans Amid COVID-19

https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=229809, April 3

  • Coronavirus: In France, professionals look to extend legal abortion time limit

https://www.france24.com/en/20200402-coronavirus-in-france-professionals-look-to-extend-legal-abortion-time-limit, April 2

  • Coronavirus: Home abortions approved during outbreak – news article

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-52092131, March 31

https://rewire.news/article/2020/03/23/state-officials-try-to-end-abortion-during-covid-19-crisis/, March 23

  • COVID-19 and Remote Access to Abortion Care: An Update – commentary

https://blogs.bmj.com/bmjsrh/2020/03/23/covid-19-abortion-update/  March 23

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  • COVID-19 and abortion care: why we need remote access to reproductive health services – blog

https://blogs.bmj.com/bmjsrh/2020/03/21/covid-19-abortion/ March 21

  • Campaign by bpas (British Pregnancy Advisory Service) to email MP on accessing abortion service

https://bpas.eaction.org.uk/covid2sigs/

  • Need an abortion? During the COVID-19 crisis, the HSE is allowing telemedicine abortion access. – campaign information

https://www.abortionrightscampaign.ie/2019/01/24/need-an-abortion/ January 14