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Abortion

Northern Ireland to legalise abortion and same-sex marriage

The relaxation of the UK-ruled territory’s restrictive laws on the issues occurred at midnight (2300 GMT - 4:30 am, Wednesday IST).

22 Oct 2019 9:23 AM

Aborting stigma

City-based artist Indu Harikumar talks about illustrating for a social media project that aims to normalise conversations surrounding abortion.

31 Aug 2019 6:25 AM

In retrial, El Salvador acquits woman accused of killing her stillborn child

Evelyn Hernandez was previously convicted of intentionally inducing an abortion and had already served 3 yrs of 30-yr prison sentence.

20 Aug 2019 1:49 PM

New Zealand’s proposed abortion laws to give women right to choose

The bill, to be introduced to parliament on Thursday, will be a conscience vote rather than along party lines.

05 Aug 2019 12:57 PM

US court declares abortion services in Missouri can continue for now

The St. Louis clinic in Missouri had been on the verge of losing its license to carry out the procedure.

01 Jun 2019 8:33 AM

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Kamala Harris assures action in abortion issues, if elected to power

The move follows laws that recently passed in Georgia, Alabama and other states to drastically restrict abortions.

29 May 2019 2:11 PM

Missouri might be the only US state without access to legal abortion

Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill banning abortion beginning in the eighth week of pregnancy.

29 May 2019 10:57 AM

Pope Francis condemns abortion, says use amounts to hiring of ‘paid killer’

In cases where the child may not live long, medical care is not wasted but by gaining time, allows parents to prepare for the death.

26 May 2019 9:43 AM

Tripura minister catches doctor red-handed while conducting abortion

The Health Minister also said that this practice has been going on from the last two and a half years.

23 May 2019 7:20 AM

Demonstration at the Cannes Film festival to legalise abortion

On the marches in Cannes, mobilisation to defend ‘safe and free’ abortion.

20 May 2019 8:00 AM

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Missouri follows Alabama; passes law that would ban abortion after 8 weeks

The legislation allows for an abortion after the eighth week only in the case of medical emergencies.

18 May 2019 12:30 PM

‘Sex strikes’ not likely to help abortion rights

Here’s why a ‘sex strike’ is an unlikely device to aid in access to abortion and women’s rights over their bodies.

15 May 2019 9:06 PM

Trump, Pence lend support to thousands at anti-abortion demo

The anniversary offers the religious right an opportunity to rally its forces and demand that the abortion law be changed.

19 Jan 2019 10:19 AM

Pope Francis says abortion is like hiring 'contract killer'

His comments departed from the prepared text for his homily delivered during his weekly audience on Saint Peter's Square.

10 Oct 2018 3:23 PM

Bombay high court allows abortion of 30-wk foetus

which mandated that MTPs be performed only at government hospitals or hospitals and clinics recognised by the state for the same.

22 Sep 2018 6:04 AM

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12 Aug 2018 7:08 PM

Activists say 1971 MTP Act is outdated

MTP is allowed provided if it fits into five conditions mentioned in the law and allowed only up to 20-weeks only.

02 Aug 2018 2:12 AM

15-yr-old jailed in Indonesia for having abortion after being raped by brother

The girl was raped eight times by her brother, who was sentenced to 2 years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor.

21 Jul 2018 7:05 PM

Mumbai lawyer held for assaulting pregnant wife, killing unborn child

Victim, who hails from Delhi and is also a practising lawyer, got married to man some months back and shifted to his residence at Colaba.

04 Jul 2018 2:40 PM

Abortion not tied to increased risk of depression, says study

Women who had abortion were 54 per cent more likely to take antidepressants in year after procedure than women who didn’t have abortions.

06 Jun 2018 8:20 AM

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