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Mar 10, 2017
Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha increases mandatory paid leave to 26 weeksThe Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to increase maternity leave to 26 weeks from 12 weeks at present.
Mar 02, 2017
Supreme Court turns down abortion plea: Strict, pedantic reading of law is threat to women's rightsIn what could have been deemed a landmark case on abortion laws, the Supreme Court, on Tuesday, rejected the plea of a 37-year-old woman to abort a 26-week-old foetus that showed signs of Down’s Syndrome
Mar 01, 2017
A Woman’s Besties: AIB offers a non-preachy take on pregnancy scares in latest videoAIB's hilarious video takes a look at the dangers of unprotected sex from the point of view of women
Feb 28, 2017
SC rejects pregnant woman's plea to terminate foetus afflicted with Down syndromeRelying on a medical board's report, the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a woman's plea seeking termination of her foetus fearing genetic disorder.
Feb 27, 2017
SC to hear woman's plea seeking to abort 23-week foetus afflicted with Down SyndromeThe Supreme Court on Monday decided to hear a fresh plea next day of a woman seeking to abort her 23-week old foetus on the ground that it suffered from 'down syndrome' and her life was in danger.
Feb 03, 2017
Beyoncé's pregnancy photo shoot: Formation singer channels Venus, classical art in new picsAfter announcing the news that she and husband Jay-Z are expecting twins, on Wednesday, Beyoncé — or Queen Bey as she's known to fans — unleashed a full-fledged photo project on her personal website, titled 'I have three hearts'.
Jan 16, 2017
SC allows abortion of 24-week foetus, but why should women go to court in the first place?The Supreme Court on Monday permitted a woman in Mumbai to abort her 24 week foetus on the grounds that continuing with the pregnancy could endanger the life of the woman. Abortion is legal in India, but it's not at will, it's only permissible if it would involve a risk to the health of the pregnant woman.
Jan 16, 2017
SC allows woman in 24th week of pregnancy to undergo abortion due to medical reasonsThe Supreme Court allowed a woman in her 24th week of pregnancy to undergo abortion after a medical report found that the foetus was without a skull.
Jan 14, 2017
Scientists identify biomarker that may predict depression in pregnant womenScientists have identified a blood biomarker that can predict women who are likely to suffer from depression during pregnancy, or give birth to low-weight babies.
Dec 23, 2016
Snapchatters from across the world save a 20-year-old pregnant Delhi girl from committing suicideSocial media communities prevented the suicide of a 20-year-old pregnant girl from Delhi. Through a Snapchat post, she expressed her intention to kill herself to guard the family’s reputation.