France takes first step to add abortion right to constitution

To be added to the constitution, any measure must be first approved by majorities in the National Assembly and the upper house, the Senate, and then in a nationwide referendum.

published on : 29th November 2022

‘Quack’ held after woman dies during abortion bid

Doctors declared her dead on arrival and suspected bleeding due to abortion as the cause.

published on : 23rd November 2022

US midterm polls: Abortion rights protected in Michigan, California, Vermont

The Tuesday ballot measures came months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and the constitutional right to abortion it guaranteed to women nationwide.

published on : 9th November 2022

Procreate or abort is woman’s choice: Kerala HC

News of the pregnancy left her mentally and emotionally disturbed, said the petition, adding that the classmate with whom she was in a relationship, had left the country for higher studies.

published on : 5th November 2022

Challakere police inspector Umesh booked for raping, tormenting cousin 

The inspector of police, accused of raping his cousin, has been placed under suspension.

published on : 24th October 2022

At least 66 US clinics have halted abortions: study

The number of clinics providing abortions in the 15 states dropped from 79 before the June 24 decision to 13 as of October 2. All 13 of the remaining clinics are in Georgia.

published on : 6th October 2022

US Supreme Court welcomes public again, and a new justice

This is also the first time new Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the court's first Black female justice, will participate in arguments.

published on : 3rd October 2022

SC says doctors need not disclose identities of minors seeking abortion to cops

The top court said that it could not possibly be the legislature's intent to deprive minors of safe abortions.

published on : 30th September 2022

Supreme Court says non-cisgender women may also require access to safe termination of pregnancy

It added the MTP Act recognises the reproductive autonomy of every pregnant woman to choose medical intervention to terminate her pregnancy.

published on : 29th September 2022

Woman can become pregnant by choice irrespective of her marital status: Supreme Court

The bench added that Article 21 of the Constitution recognises and protects the right of a woman to undergo termination of pregnancy if her mental or physical health is at stake.

published on : 29th September 2022

Marital rape still not an offence say activists post SC's abortion ruling

"It is a beginning and they should come out with more and more progressive laws on marital rape because it is a reality," said Woman's rights activist and founder of PARI, Yogita Bhayana.

published on : 29th September 2022

What did the Supreme Court say on abortion, marital rape, and 'persons other than cis-women'?

The top court said that the provision to cover only married women will render the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act violative of Article 14; here are other key points from its important ruling.

published on : 29th September 2022

Married or single, all women, are entitled to safe, legal abortion, says Supreme Court

Adjudicating an appeal filed by women who wanted to abort after a failed relationship, the bench held that forceful pregnancy of married women can be treated as “marital rape” for abortion. 

published on : 29th September 2022

All women entitled to safe, legal abortion, says Supreme Court

Irrespective of their marital status, women are entitled to safe and legal abortion till 24 weeks of pregnancy under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, it said.

published on : 29th September 2022

Arizona abortion clinics send women to other states

“We knew this was going to happen slowly, in a way, as state by state has been banning abortion,” Ramirez said. “The number is going to continue to increase.”

published on : 27th September 2022

Chrissy Teigen reveals she lost baby Jack in 'life-saving abortion'

"I fell silent, feeling weird that I hadn't made sense of it that way," she shared.

published on : 17th September 2022

Abortion landspace shift occurs in Indiana as clinics shut down

As per the new abortion law, clinics in Indiana will not be able to provide abortion services with effect from September 15 

published on : 12th September 2022

Biden calls abortion restrictions 'beyond the pale' 

Biden and Democrats are trying to harness outrage over the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion nationwide, in this year's midterm elections.

published on : 27th August 2022

Three more GOP-led states enact abortion 'trigger laws'

CHOICES was the first abortion clinic to open in Memphis in 1974, and on Thursday it will become the last. It is opening a second location in Carbondale, Illinois, a three-hour drive to the north.

published on : 26th August 2022

Tamil Nadu: 21-yr-old woman attempts to abort foetus, dies in Nilgiris

According to police, the girl stayed with her parents in a village near Gudalur in Nilgiris district. She was not married and was in a relationship with a person from the same village.

published on : 22nd August 2022
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