I didn't fully understand what it means to be pro-choice ... until I decided not to have an abortion
By Sarah Ditum - 21 January 09:06
After getting pregnant at 20, the life I thought I'd have suddenly vanished. Knowing that I still had control over what happened to my body helped me to come to terms with my new future.
By Frances Ryan - 29 December 10:33
Right-wing commentators keep arguing for a tighter abortion law in the UK, ignoring the voices of those who would have to live with the consequences.
By Anna Carey - 12 July 02:24
While our legislators bask in their moral superiority, thousands of Irish women have to travel to the UK in order to have an abortion, says Anna Carey.
By Glosswitch - 24 April 02:01
Tanya Gold writes that "motherhood and autonomy can never coexist" - but how does that affect the debate over abortion?
By Naomi Wolf - 27 January 09:53
For the 40th anniversary of Roe v Wade - which legalised abortion in the US - the New Statesman is republishing Naomi Wolf's provocative 1995 essay, which argues that the pro-choice movement is "cultivating a hardness of heart".
By Sarah Ditum - 14 November 05:39
Savita Halappanavar should still be alive. Her death should be the galvanising moment for Ireland to reform its abortion laws, says Sarah Ditum.
By Nelson Jones - 14 November 04:42
The tragic case of a woman who was miscarrying, who died because doctors wouldn't give her a termination, shows the danger of fetishising the life of the unborn child.
By Mehdi Hasan - 16 October 10:36
A response to the reaction to my most recent column.
By Caroline Criado-Perez - 15 October 08:51
It's a lack of consideration of women's lives, not gender or faith, that sours the abortion debate.
By Nicky Clark - 13 October 12:00
It is obscene to degrade and stigmatise disabled people as some kind of punishment for past wrongdoing.