New Zealand plans to decriminalize abortion and treat it is as a health issue, the government said on Monday in the first major reform to abortion laws in more than four decades that some activists said fell short of expectations.
Nearly 200 business leaders on Monday endorsed an open letter on abortion rights, saying conservative efforts to restrict “comprehensive reproductive care” would be bad for both employees and customers.
Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released yesterday.
Kenya lifts a ban which prevented women from Marie Stopes’s abortion services.
The US Supreme Court blocks a California law that “violated the free speech rights” of Christian-based anti-abortion facilities.
Hundreds of women’s rights activist rally to put pressure on British PM to reform Northern Ireland’s highly restrictive abortion rules.
Ireland’s prime minister on Saturday hails the culmination of “a quiet revolution”.
Tbong Khmum Court charges two siblings for the murder of a 24-year-old woman.
An Indian court sentences to life in prison two Indian men who are convicted of raping their 10-year-old niece.
Two Indian men are convicted of raping their 10-year-old niece in a case that hits global headlines as the girl is denied an abortion.
A 10-year-old rape victim who was denied an abortion gives birth in a case that draws outrage about the sexual abuse of children.