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Apr 04, 2019
Doctor can terminate 20-week pregnancy without court's permission if mother's life is in danger: Bombay HCA registered doctor can terminate a pregnancy that has crossed the 20-week period without permission from court only if it poses a risk to the woman's life, the Bombay High Court has ruled.
Feb 10, 2019
US Supreme Court blocks Louisiana law granting abortion centres immediate hospital access, day before legislation was to take effectThe Supreme Court said that they will not allow Louisiana to put into effect a law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
Feb 02, 2019
US Supreme Court facing litmus test on abortion after Louisiana doctors' plea to block law on access restrictionsA decision not to take up the case would encourage the American right-wing and evangelical movement to step up challenges to longstanding abortion laws.
Jan 30, 2019
Calcutta High Court rejects woman's plea to abort 26-week-old foetus with Down Syndrome, says 'no harm to mother's life'The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday refused permission to a woman to terminate her 26-week-old pregnancy on the ground of possible abnormality since the foetus has already developed most of its organs, and that the mother's life is not at risk.
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.