abortion

Woman succumbs to forceful abortion after family 'refuses' to raise third girl child in Karnataka

During an illegal sex determination it was revealed that the victim was carrying a girl child, after which the family members made her undergo a forceful abortion.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Melissa McCarthy regrets donating to anti-abortion charity

Melissa McCarthy has apologised to her fans for giving a donation to a charity group with a history of anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion activism.

published on : 14th November 2020

Polish pro-choice campaigner helps women bypass abortion law

The campaigner adds she was surprised by the timing of the verdict, as well as by the government's warnings to stop people taking to the streets in protest.

published on : 31st October 2020

Poland women's rights organizers vow largest protest yet over abortion ban

The national public prosecutor has vowed to file criminal charges against organizers of the protests for “causing an epidemiological threat," a charge that could carry a prison sentence of up to eight

published on : 30th October 2020

Polish president backtracks on abortion view amid protests

Duda’s comments Thursday were in sharp contrast to his initial reaction last week, when he welcomed the ruling, and stressed his opposition to abortion even when a fetus is irreversibly damaged.

published on : 29th October 2020

Poland's PM defends abortion ruling, condemns protests

PM Mateusz Morawiecki was reacting to five days of protests across Poland against a ruling Thursday by the country's top court that declared abortions due to fetal congenital defects unconstitutional.

published on : 27th October 2020

Protesters target churches over Poland's near-total abortion ban

The protesters were reacting to Thursday's ruling by Poland's constitutional court that an existing law allowing the abortion of damaged foetuses was "incompatible" with the constitution.

published on : 25th October 2020

Polish police: 15 detained after abortion ban protest

Hundreds of people protested Thursday night in front of the ruling right-wing party offices and the home of its leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, in defiance of a pandemic-related ban on public gatherings.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Caste discrimination: Minor Dalit girl forced to abort by in-laws, Ranipet police nab 19-year-old husband, family

Sources said that the girl, a Dalit belonging to Villivakkam in Chennai, had fallen in love with the caste-Hindu boy from Senkadu, Wallaja in Ranipet district over TikTok.

published on : 17th October 2020

Why Trump doesn't want to talk about abortion rights

That reticence stands in stark contrast to his past statements and underscores the risks Trump and Republicans are facing as they rush to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett before the election.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Woman arrested for performing abortions illegally in Tiruchy

The woman has studied till Class 10 and had worked as an assistant to a gynecologist for 10 years.

published on : 15th September 2020

Shocking study says selective abortion in India may lead to 6.8 mn fewer girls been born by 2030, worst in UP

There has been a reported imbalance in India in the sex ratio at birth since the 1970s due to the emergence of prenatal sex selection and the cultural preference for male babies.

published on : 31st August 2020

Not perfect time to have babies? Karnataka couples terminate pregnancies fearing COVID-19 infection

Sahana (name changed), who is 34 years old, terminated her pregnancy two weeks ago, when she was one month into it, as she feared catching Covid during this time.

published on : 31st August 2020

At least five states facing acute shortage of medical abortion pills, shows survey

Tamil Nadu (2.0 per cent), Haryana (2.0 per cent), and Delhi (34.0 per cent). The only state that did better was Assam (69.6 per cent). 

published on : 11th August 2020

Survey shows acute shortage of medical abortion pills in many states

The non-stocking of medical abortion drugs seems to be linked to overregulation by drug control authorities, said authorities.

published on : 10th August 2020
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