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Jan 27, 2020
Going childless won’t fix climate change — it lets politicians, fossil fuel industry off the hookClimate change is a structural problem involving politics and economics, not personal choices.
May 20, 2019
Thousands take out protest in Alabama against abortion ban; Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri look at limiting rightsThousands took to the streets in the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday to rally against the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions in decades
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.
Sep 28, 2018
India's abortion laws fail to consider public health challenges, push women towards unsafe medical practitionersIndia has a broadly liberal law that allows abortion services to save lives of women, preserve physical and mental health. Yet, the recent Guttmacher study (2017) shows that around 56 percent of abortions in India are conducted illegally.
Nov 17, 2017
SC sets up medical panel in case of woman seeking nod to abort 28-week-old foetus with cardiac disorderThe Supreme Court on Friday set up a medical board comprising doctors from the AIIMS to ascertain the health condition of a 28-week-old foetus and the pregnant woman who wanted to abort it on the ground of abnormality.
Aug 13, 2017
Five-year waiting period for surrogacy is breach of reproductive rights, says parliamentary committeeThe five-year waiting period for couples to avail surrogacy is breach of reproductive rights, a parliamentary committee has said.
Oct 20, 2016
US presidential election: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump divided on abortion issueDemocrat Hillary Clinton supports access to abortion and is an outspoken defender of Planned Parenthood, which is the largest provider of abortions in the US and also offers other health services.
Oct 09, 2016
Poland abortion ban protests: Women's rights, conservative gender roles highlightedIn the face of widespread protests, the Polish government announced it would not be pushing through a legislation that would ban abortions in the country. The sudden u-turn of the government came as a surprise to many, yet few perceive defending the shaky status quo as a victory.
Nov 12, 2014
Botched Chhattisgarh sterilisations: Is India returning to a Sanjay Gandhi era?The larger picture is India’s inability to stick to its commitment not to slip back into the old and crude ways of population control in which people are fooled into sterilisation than given choices for modern contraception.
May 14, 2012
Abortion as a feminist issue: Who decides and what?Does a woman have the right to abort a female foetus? Nivedita Menon argues that we cannot uphold a woman's abortion rights, and also insist that she be restricted by law from making the choice based on gender.