Family Planning

Iran Limits Condom Usage

On November 16, 2021, Iranian president, Ibrahim Raisi, signed into law the rejuvenation of the population and support of the family bill, which sparked a backlash from human rights watchdogs, NGOs for women's rights, and HIV/AIDS prevention advocacy groups.

Western Australia Establishes Protest Free Safe Zones at Abortion Clinics

On August 12, 2021, the McGowan Government of Western Australia passed a law to establish safe zones around facilities that provide abortion and other reproductive health services. The bill comes as landmark legislation that will protect any woman who needs an abortion or reproductive health services.