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The police have arrested five persons, including Dr Rekha Kadam and two nurses, for performing an abortion on a 13-year-old girl.
Published on Jan 15, 2022 07:31 PM IST
PTI | , Nagpur
Hometown Cha Cha Cha star Kim Seon-ho has addressed rumours of him forcing his ex-girlfriend to have an abortion. The actor apologised to her and fans.
Published on Oct 20, 2021 11:38 AM IST
The new rules have been notified for certain categories of women, which include survivors of sexual assault, minors, mentally ill women, and others.
Published on Oct 14, 2021 08:41 AM IST
The magistrate had directed the SHO of Delhi's Mangolpuri police station to file an FIR against the husband and his family on the complaint of an alleged forced abortion in 2017, saying the allegations made by the woman were serious in nature.
Published on Oct 10, 2021 02:45 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The law makes no exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape or incest. It also lets ordinary citizens enforce the ban, rewarding them at least $10,000 if they successfully sue anyone who helped provide abortion after the fetal cardiac activity is detected.
Published on Oct 09, 2021 07:57 AM IST
Biden's Justice Department sued Texas on September 9 and sought a temporary injunction against the law, arguing during an October 1 hearing that the measure violates the US constitution.
Published on Oct 07, 2021 07:05 AM IST
- Harsh Vardhan moved the MTP(Amendment) Bill 2020 which was passed by voice vote. The bill also ensures that women get access to safe and legal abortion services on therapeutic, eugenic, humanitarian grounds.
Published on Mar 17, 2021 06:20 AM IST
Rhythma Kaul, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The bans were pushed by Republicans who want to force the US Supreme Court to revisit its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion nationwide.
Published on Mar 10, 2021 06:47 AM IST
AP | , Little Rock
About a dozen other states have passed similar or more restrictive abortion bans, which could take effect if the US Supreme Court — with three justices appointed by Republican former President Donald Trump — were to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 court decision supporting abortion rights.
Published on Feb 18, 2021 04:16 AM IST
What really kicked off the movement was the brutal murders of women in 2015, including a 14-year-old pregnant girl, and led to the creation of the Ni Una Menos (Not One Woman Less) movement, which began highlighting the struggle Argentine women faced in getting underground abortions.
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 11:52 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilavro Ghosh
Karolina Micula had used her bare chest in political protest once before. When Poland’s right-wing government first tried to restrict abortion rights, the actress and singer delivered an intense performance onstage in Wroclaw in 2017 that included her spreading paint in the national colours — white and red — onto her breasts and face, ending with a fist raised high.
Updated on Dec 03, 2020 05:52 PM IST
Warsaw, Poland |Associated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
When Poland’s right-wing government first tried to restrict abortion rights, the actress and singer delivered an intense performance onstage in Wroclaw in 2017 that included her spreading paint in the national colours — white and red — onto her breasts and face, ending with a fist raised high.
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 07:36 PM IST
Warsaw, Poland |Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
The largest group congregated in Buenos Aires before the Congress, which is expected in the coming week to begin debating legislation on a matter that has bitterly divided the traditionally Catholic South American nation.
Updated on Nov 29, 2020 06:29 AM IST
Bueno Aires |Agence France-Presse | Posted by Shivani Kumar
The lack of safe abortion facilities will have an impact on both health and family planning long after the coronavirus crisis is overcome, both in terms of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions. Planning for this now is the only option
Updated on Jul 26, 2020 05:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Lalita Panicker
Dr. Jadhavar and his wife, Dr. Ashwini, also a gynaecologist, were booked by police in Maharashtra’s Solapur district in February 2018 for performing illegal abortions.
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 07:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Kanchan Chaudhari
The Chinese government is taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities as part of a sweeping campaign to curb its Muslim population, even as it encourages some of the country’s Han majority to have more children.
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 03:20 PM IST
Beijing |Associated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh
Although the Supreme Court legalized abortion, opposition to it remains strong in parts of American society, particularly in the so-called Bible Belt states of the South and mid-section of the country.
Updated on Jan 23, 2020 08:00 AM IST
Agence France-Presse |Agence France-Presse
Published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, the study found no evidence that women began to regret their decisions as years passed.
Updated on Jan 14, 2020 10:56 AM IST
Indo Asian News Service | HT Correspondent, New York
In a case that has sparked widespread debate on personal and media freedoms in Morocco, her gynaecologist, who spoke up in her defence, was given two years and her Sudanese fiance one year in prison.
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 04:20 AM IST
Rabat |Agence France-Presse
The new law allows terminations for women who are up to 22 weeks pregnant. Beyond 22 weeks, two doctors need to approve an abortion and they also need to seek advice from a hospital advisory committee.
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 10:32 AM IST
Abortion is illegal on the island state of Madagascar, a majority-Christian country that Pope Francis is set to visit next week as part of his second trip to sub-Saharan Africa.
Updated on Sep 01, 2019 05:32 PM IST
Antananarivo |Agence France-Presse
According to the police, the man ran a clinic in Ashok Vihar, Sector 3, and was conducting ultrasounds and prescribing abortion pills without required licenses or permits from the health department in 2017.
Published on Aug 22, 2019 01:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | HT Correspondent
The PIL seeking decriminalisation of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy has been filed by a teacher, a digital marketeer and a PR executive.
Updated on Jul 15, 2019 02:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
According to the police, the woman, a resident of Sector 47, alleged that she had met the suspect in 2017, after which he befriended her.
Published on Jul 07, 2019 12:40 AM IST
While serving as governor of Indiana, Pence had signed into law a ban on so-called “selective” abortions. A lower court struck it down, and earlier Tuesday, the US Supreme Court opted not to weigh in until lower courts do so.
Updated on May 29, 2019 09:59 AM IST
Washington |Agence France-Presse
The law’s sponsors want to give conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court a chance to gut abortion rights nationwide.
Updated on May 16, 2019 04:28 PM IST
Montgomery |Associated Press
In the nine states (Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Assam), which represent 50% of the population, the overall rate of unsafe abortion was 67%.
Updated on May 04, 2019 05:03 PM IST
Hindustan Time, London | Prasun Sonwalkar
The move came the same day that Ohio’s Republican-controlled legislature passed one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion bans - outlawing the procedure if a doctor can detect a heartbeat.
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 03:21 PM IST
In India, the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971, allows a registered medical practitioner to terminate pregnancies older than 20 weeks only if it poses a threat to the life of the woman.
Published on Apr 04, 2019 02:23 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Kanchan Chaudhari
The woman, in her complaint, told the police that she has been working with private hospitals in the city for the last three-and-a-half- years. She met the doctor in 2016 at a private hospital where both used to work.
Published on Mar 21, 2019 01:17 AM IST