Abortion

Hosur: Woman bleeds to death after abortion by ‘quack’ goes wrong

On the quack’s advice, the woman’s family members immediately rushed her to Thorapalli Primary Health Centre (PHC).

published on : 10th September 2021

EXPLAINER: The language, reach of new Texas abortion law

Medical experts say that the heart doesn't begin to form until the fetus it is at least nine weeks old, and they decry efforts to promote abortion bans by relying on medical inaccuracies.

published on : 6th September 2021

US President Joe Biden blasts high court failure to block Texas abortion curb

Hours earlier, a deeply divided high court allowed the law to remain in force in the nation's biggest abortion curb since the court legalized the operation nationwide a half-century ago.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Odisha clinic takes money from husband to abort woman’s pregnancy, foetus flushed out of toilet

The husband had allegedly paid Rs 13,000 to the clinic for the pregnancy termination after an ultrasound imaging showed the foetus had deformity.

published on : 1st September 2021

Texas 6-week abortion ban takes effect, with high court mum

The Texas law, signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in May, would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, usually around six weeks and before most women even know they’re pregnant.

published on : 1st September 2021

Terminator: Judgment Day

Even having the most supportive partner, doesn’t help with the physical demands of pregnancy and termination. This is why only a woman should be in charge of her body.

published on : 25th August 2021

Woman dies during abortion, kin allege negligence by Pudukkottai GH staff

According to sources, the deceased, who had two children, had undergone tubectomy in 2018.

published on : 24th August 2021

Domestic violence ground for pregnancy termination, says HC; allows woman to abort 23-week-old foetus

The current Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act does not permit termination of a pregnancy beyond 20 weeks, unless it poses health risks for the foetus and the mother.

published on : 18th August 2021

Chhattisgarh HC allows minor rape victim to terminate pregnancy

In the order, Justice Bhaduri said that it is obvious that if the victim is forced to give birth to a child, she would have to face a lifelong anguish

published on : 14th July 2021

Uyghur exiles describe forced abortions, torture in Xinjiang

The tribunal is the latest attempt to hold China accountable for alleged rights abuses against the Uyghurs and other predominantly Muslim and ethnic Turkic minorities.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Texas governor signs law banning abortions early as 6 weeks

More than 90% of abortions take place in the first 13 weeks of a woman's pregnancy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

published on : 20th May 2021

US Supreme Court to weigh rollback of abortion rights

The court first announced a woman's constitutional right to an abortion in the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and reaffirmed it 19 years later.

published on : 17th May 2021

Appeals judges skeptical about reinstating North Carolina abortion ban

Ruling on the abortion providers' lawsuit in 2019, U.S. District Judge William Osteen declared the 20-week limit unconstitutional.

published on : 7th May 2021

To deliver or to abort is just illusion of choice for Kerala women

If a woman comes forward quoting the law, the doctors is obliged to perform the abortion. 

published on : 9th April 2021

Parliament passes bill to raise upper limit for abortions to 24 weeks in special cases

A demand to send the bill to a select committee of Rajya Sabha was defeated by voice vote, along with some other amendments proposed by members.

published on : 16th March 2021
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