Brutally assaulted by husband over dowry, Kalady woman undergoes abortion

In a brutal incident of dowry harassment, a pregnant woman lost her foetus after she was physically assaulted by her husband. 

published on : 16th November 2021

In Texas, 'sanctuary cities' pass their own anti-abortion laws

"They don’t want it to be 'abortion is banned after six weeks.' They want abortion to be overturned as a right, altogether and they will do that in every way that they know how."

published on : 14th November 2021

Poles protest strict abortion law after pregnant woman dies

The protesters held portraits of the woman, 30-year-old Iza, who died in hospital in Pszczyna, southern Poland, from septic shock.

published on : 7th November 2021

Surge in abortions in Karnataka's Gadag, doctors suspect Covid

Health officials say Covid-related stress, malnutrition, heredity and many other reasons are behind this worrying number.

published on : 4th November 2021

EXPLAINER: Texas abortion law gets US Supreme Court arguments

The challenges to Texas' law now before the Supreme Court were brought by abortion providers and the Biden administration.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Court again lets Texas continue banning most abortions

The Justice Department did not immediately react to the decision and a spokesperson had no comment late Thursday.

published on : 15th October 2021

Govt notifies new rules for allowing abortion till 24 weeks of pregnancy for certain categories of women

Earlier, abortion required the opinion of one doctor if it is done within 12 weeks of conception and two doctors if it is done between 12 and 20 weeks.

published on : 13th October 2021

Delhi court stays order directing police to logde FIR on forced abortion complaint

In the revision petition moved by the mother-in-law against October 7 order, she submitted that her daughter-in-law filed a false complaint two days after she lodged a complaint of alleged poisoning.

published on : 10th October 2021

Delhi HC grants permission to abort a 24-week pregnancy

According to a report, the foetus suffered from anencephaly, a type of neural tube defect which is incompatible with life and non-viable after birth in 100 per cent cases, the court recorded.

published on : 10th October 2021

US appeals court lets Texas resume ban on most abortions

A one-page order by the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the nation's strictest abortion law, which bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks.

published on : 9th October 2021

US court allows Texas to resume ban on most abortions

That would mean 36 million women in 26 states -- nearly half of American women of reproductive age -- would likely lose the legal right to an abortion, according to a Planned Parenthood report.

published on : 9th October 2021

HC directs government hospital in Hyderabad's Koti to abort minor's pregnancy

The court directed that the procedure has to be performed by the seniormost gynaecologist of the hospital and the tissue and blood samples of the foetus must be collected.

published on : 8th October 2021

Kallakurichi hospital sealed for botched abortion

A private hospital in Chinnasalem was sealed after a 29-year-old woman, who was four months pregnant, died after undergoing an abortion at the hospital. 

published on : 8th October 2021

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

But even with the law on hold, abortion services in Texas may not instantly resume because doctors still fear that they could be sued without a more permanent legal decision. 

published on : 7th October 2021

Woman doesn't forsake reproductive rights in sexual relationship: Court in forced abortion case

The exercise of sexual choices by a woman does not vest any corresponding right in the partner to sexually exploit her, a Delhi court judge said while refusing bail to the accused.

published on : 5th October 2021
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