Abortion

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Restricted abortion rights in the US will affect us all

To say that Roe v Wade does not affect us is untrue. It jeopardises women's right to choose all over the world.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Roe v. Wade and America’s Supreme Court Abortion Ruling Explained

Roe v. Wade kept abortion legal in the US for the last 50 years.

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Woman beats up pregnant woman, damages 5-month-old foetus over ‘Facebook friend request’

Police arrested a woman yesterday (April 26, 2022) in connection with a case filed for beating a pregnant woman and damaging her five-month-old foetus, leading to its abortion, over a Facebook friend request at Shivalaya upazila in Manikganj.

September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017

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.

September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017

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.

July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017

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.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016
USA

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.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

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.