Tennessee lawmakers pass one of the most restrictive bans on abortion in the U.S., outlawing the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected at around six weeks.
Attorney General William Barr defends a new Idaho law that bans trans-identified male athletes from competing in women’s sports. Barr wrote in a statement of interest: “Allowing biological males to compete in all-female sports is fundamentally unfair to female athletes.”
A former Arizona county assessor pleads guilty to running an adoption fraud scheme that involved bringing pregnant women from the Marshall Islands to the U.S. to give birth.
A video depicting a man abusing his wife has provoked outrage in Kyrgyzstan, as women’s rights campaigners call for urgent reform of domestic violence laws.