Abortion | The Daily Star
  • Nearly half of abortions 'unsafe': study

    Close to half of the approximately 56 million abortions which is performed every year worldwide are unsafe, researchers says in a study.

  • Ireland abortion referendum

    Ireland to hold abortion referendum in 2018

    Ireland announced it will hold a referendum next year on whether to repeal its constitutional ban on abortion in almost all cases -- just a few weeks before Pope Francis visits.

  • Missing daughters

    At 26 years of age, Bimala, from a remote village in Western Nepal, gives birth to her sixth child and falls unconscious when she learns that the child is, yet again, a girl.

  • Punish women for illegal abortions: Trump

    Presidential candidate Donald Trump briefly called for "some form of punishment" for women who have abortions, if it became illegal.

  • Anti-abortion filmmakers face charges in US

    A Texas grand jury has cleared Planned Parenthood of misconduct after the abortion provider was accused of selling foetal body parts for profit.Instead, the panel charged the filmmakers behind the accusations with tampering with government records.