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Nov 07, 2018
Reversing Roe movie review: An indictment of the state and religion's encroachment upon the wombReversing Roe's great achievement is the clarity with which it depicts the gradual, near villainous manner in which the personal matter of abortion was politicised, the womb turned into a political and religious battleground, and activists’ and ordinary women’s efforts to push back against a great injustice being perpetrated in the name of life.
Oct 11, 2018
Pope Francis claims abortion akin to hiring hitman to solve problems, says 'we cannot take out a human being, even if it is small'Pope Francis said some people justify abortion as respecting other rights. But, he asked, "How can an act that suppresses innocent and defenceless life as it blossoms be therapeutic, civil or simply human?"
Aug 09, 2018
Argentina Senate rejects bill to legalise abortion; vote welcomed by pro-life activists gathered outside Congress38 senators voted against legalising the termination of a fetus in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, 31 were in favour of abortion, and two abstained.
Aug 07, 2018
9 percent of all abortions are following sex selection in India, says IDF, asks India to focus on women's healthVinoj Manning, 55, executive director of Ipas Development Foundation (IDF), India, an advocacy group dedicated to preventing and managing unwanted pregnancies, tells IndiaSpend in this interview that no more than 9 percent of all abortions are for sex selection.
Aug 06, 2018
Ahead of Argentine Senate vote on abortion, 32 women march in Buenos Aires dressed in attire from TV show The Handmaid's TaleAhead of Senate hearing on abortion law, 32 women in Buenos Aires donned attire worn by characters forced into childbearing servitude on the television drama 'The Handmaid's Tale'.
Aug 03, 2018
Man gets 7 years rigorous imprisonment for raping minor, handed fine of Rs 30,000 by POCSO judge PP JadhavThe victim discovered that she was pregnant two months after the incident. Mulani forced her to take pregnancy termination pills, causing a miscarriage.
Jul 23, 2018
Woman approaches Uttar Pradesh Police with foetus in bag, alleges rape and forced abortionA 19-year-old woman turned up at the police station with a foetus in a bag and demanded action against a man who, she alleged, had raped her and then forced her to abort the baby.
Jun 17, 2018
Abortion is 'white glove' equivalent of Nazi-era eugenics programme, says Pope FrancisPope Francis denounced abortion as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics programme and urged families to accept the children that God gives them
Jun 14, 2018
Argentina Congress prepares for historic abortion vote, lawmakers agreed to set religious convictions asideLawmakers in conservative Argentina prepared to vote on a decisive bill to legalise abortion which if passed, would make it the most populous Latin American country to do so.
Jun 12, 2018
Zindagi Ke Crossroads and the stigmatisation of abortion: Pressing need for positive portrayal of women’s issuesIn a country where pro-choice debate is a distant possibility, for reality TV shows like Zindagi Ke Crossroads to exploit the matter for ratings and do a horrible job of it, does nothing at all to help women fighting for basic bodily autonomy.