Latest News on Reproductive Rights
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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.
Sep 22, 2016
Sterilisation judgment: Beginning of a longer battle to reorient family planning programmeThe judgement on sterilisation will be the beginning of a much longer battle to reorient the family planning programme.
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.