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Zika, disease of the poor, may not change abortion in Brazil

Feb 10, 2016

Zika, disease of the poor, may not change abortion in Brazil

Six months pregnant with her first child, Eritania Maria has a rash and a mild fever, symptoms of the Zika virus linked to brain deformities in newborn children in Brazil. #Brazil #Zika Virus #microcephaly #Eritania Maria #Teenage pregnancy
Maneka Gandhi is kind but 26-week maternity leave is not for the Chanda Kochhars

Dec 31, 2015

Maneka Gandhi is kind but 26-week maternity leave is not for the Chanda Kochhars

While it is commendable that companies are increasing maternity benefits to retain women employees; enabling them to return to the workforce is also important. #pregnancy #PolicyWatch #India Inc #Infant mortality #Labour Ministry #Maneka Gandhi #maternity leave
Gujarat High Court allows 16-year-old rape victim to abort foetus

Dec 28, 2015

Gujarat High Court allows 16-year-old rape victim to abort foetus

The Gujarat High Court on Monday allowed a 16-year-old rape victim to abort her eight-week foetus under proper medical care, on a plea by her parents. #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Rape #Gujarat High Court #Abortion #Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act #K J Thaker
In Sweden, world's first baby born through womb transplant turns a year old

Sep 20, 2015

In Sweden, world's first baby born through womb transplant turns a year old

The world's first baby born through a womb transplant to Swedish parents has celebrated his first birthday. Vincent was born on September 4, a year ago. #GoodNews #NewsTracker #pregnancy #Sweden #Womb transplant #Vincent #medical procedure
How come there are no girls? Pregnant women in India want to know

Sep 19, 2015

How come there are no girls? Pregnant women in India want to know

The issue of sex-selective abortion is a huge and complex problem in parts of India. It’s led to gender imbalances in some Indian states that have reached “emergency proportions,” according to the United Nations. #India #United Nations #female foeticide #ConnectTheDots #pregnancy #Women in India #Abortion #Girl Child in India
SC-appointed medical team allows minor rape victim to abort after 20th week of pregnancy

Jul 30, 2015

SC-appointed medical team allows minor rape victim to abort after 20th week of pregnancy

A medical team constituted by SC has allowed a 14-year-old rape victim, who is in her 24th week of pregnancy, to abort the foetus. #India #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Crime #Rape #pregnancy #Women #Gujarat High Court #Crimes against women #Abortion #Apex Court
SC asks medical team to decide if 14-year old rape survivor can undergo abortion: All you need to know

Jul 29, 2015

SC asks medical team to decide if 14-year old rape survivor can undergo abortion: All you need to know

SC directed the setting up of a team of three gynaecologists and a clinical psychologist to examine whether a 24-week pregnant 14-year-old rape victim can undergo risk-free abortion. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Abortion #Ministry of Health and Family Welfare #medical termination of pregnancy #ahmedabad rape case
Media sensationalism or bad defence? Purvi Patel's foeticide case sparks debate among Indian Americans

Apr 17, 2015

Media sensationalism or bad defence? Purvi Patel's foeticide case sparks debate among Indian Americans

Recently, Purvi Patel, a 33-year-old Indian-American woman made history by becoming the woman in the US to be charged, convicted and sentenced for foeticide and child neglect. #NewsTracker #Foeticide #pregnancy #Indian-American #Reproduction #Indiana #Purvi Patel #Deepa Iyer
Kim Kardashian wants another baby, and hopes Kanye's extreme diet will help

Apr 16, 2015

Kim Kardashian wants another baby, and hopes Kanye's extreme diet will help

Kim says that the rapper has become obsessed with clean eating since hiring a personal chef and nutritionist. #TheySaidIt #pregnancy #Entertainment #Kanye West #Kim Kardashian #Healthy living
KV teacher in Lucknow rapes Class 12 student for two months, held for forcing abortion

Feb 03, 2015

KV teacher in Lucknow rapes Class 12 student for two months, held for forcing abortion

A 12th grade student of a Lucknow-based Kendriya Vidyalaya was allegedly sexually exploited for two months by her school teacher, who also forced her to terminate a pregnancy. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Rape #pregnancy #lUCKNOW #Crimes against women #Teacher #Abortion #Kendriya Vidyalaya #schoolchildren #sexual exploitation