ARTICLES RELATING TO ABORTION

Alabama law that may restrict abortion challenged

2014-04-04 12:48

An Alabama law aimed at restricting hospital access to doctors who perform abortions is being challenged because it may pose an impediment for women who seek abortion.

Cape Town's abortion chaos

2014-04-01 16:49

Illegal abortionists in Cape Town are openly advertising their services in public places. Here's more about the horror of illegal abortions.

Canadian convicted for sabotaging condoms

2014-03-10 13:52

A Canadian man who poked holes in his condoms before having sex with his girlfriend was sentenced to 18-months in prison for sexual assault.

Viewing ultrasound doesn't change abortion plans

2014-01-31 13:37

According to a large new US study, nearly 99% of women went ahead with an abortion after voluntarily viewing an ultrasound image of the foetus.

Using old laws to punish mothers

2014-01-11 13:00

Should mothers be held accountable for the deaths of their unborn or stillborn babies?

Womb for rent

2013-11-22 09:00

Forced abortions shake up China's surrogate industry

'Your father wanted you dead'

2013-11-08 09:00

Are unwanted children a threat to their father's freedom?

Woman dies after being denied abortion

2013-08-12 15:00

Septicaemia death after miscarriage treatment refusal.

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‘I deserved to miscarry’

2013-04-23 13:33

Some women feel they are responsible for the end of their pregnancies.

Woman dies after being denied abortion

2012-11-14 10:16

Septicaemia death after miscarriage treatment refusal.

Rape babies

2012-08-22 11:00

Rape CAN result in pregnancy, so what are your rights?

My mother killed me

2012-07-17 13:36

What would the voice of an aborted baby sound like?

Calls for end to abortion ban in Morocco

2012-06-04 14:13

Hundreds of Moroccan women are resorting to backstreet abortions, a leading doctor says, prompting calls for reform in a country where the termination of pregnancies remains illegal.

Buying a son is big business

2011-10-11 16:02

Parents are paying large sums of money to sex-detection specialists to ensure that they’ll have a son.

They won't tell me the sex of my baby

2011-09-14 13:36

What if the doctor refused to tell you whether you’re having a boy or a girl?

IUDs after abortion

2011-06-15 16:03

Implanting an intrauterine device (IUD) in the womb immediately after an abortion poses few risks.

Aborting India's baby girls

2011-05-26 16:22

Up to 12 million girls were aborted over the last 30 years in India.

Spain's abortion law takes effect

2010-07-05 20:08

A new Spanish law allowing abortion without restrictions in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy has gone into into effect, but the Constitutional Court could yet intervene.

Late abortions risky

2010-06-07 12:05

Late abortion ups later pregnancy termination risk.

Just like the Spartans

2010-01-19 12:51

Do we have the right to terminate a pregnancy because the baby is imperfect?

Worldwide abortion rates falling

2009-10-19 11:11

Falling rates save lives

Abortions and cancer surviviors

2009-09-14 15:38

Cancer surviving women are not more likely to have abortions.

Musician on trial for abortion

2009-07-02 16:01

Music star Cheb Mami, arrested in Paris after two years on the run, has gone on trial charged with forcing his ex-girlfriend to undergo an attempted abortion.

 

Cape Town's abortion chaos

2014-04-02 05:00

Illegal abortionists in Cape Town are openly advertising their services in public places. Here's more about the horror of illegal abortions.

Illegal abortion horror continues

2014-04-01 12:19

Illegal abortionists in Cape Town are openly advertising their services in public places. Here's more about the horror of illegal abortions.

US abortion rate lowest since 1973

2014-02-03 09:54

According to the latest national survey, the US abortion rate declined to its lowest level since 1973, and the number of abortions fell by 13% between 2008 and 2011.

Teens, sex and babies

2014-01-14 11:00

If sex education is effective, why are there so many kids becoming parents?

‘I deserved to miscarry’

2014-01-11 09:00

Some women feel they are responsible for the end of their pregnancies.

Birth control offered after abortion

2013-11-18 16:10

A study suggests offering women long-acting forms of birth control right away after an abortion may lower the chance they'll have another unintended pregnancy.

The fight against unsafe abortions

2013-10-07 09:00

An estimated 5.5 million unsafe abortions occur in Africa every year. With 40% of those women dying, something needs to be done.

'Your father wanted you dead'

2013-07-19 14:44

Are unwanted children a threat to their father's freedom?

Ireland publishes bill on life-saving abortions

2013-05-02 13:32

Ireland has unveiled a long-awaited bill that lays down new rules governing when life-saving abortions can be performed.

New pope vs. sex abuse

2013-03-14 09:01

Children may lose out with the election of Pope Francis.

Lily Allen takes stance on abortion

2012-10-09 18:35

Lily Allen has taken to her Twitter page to insist it is not up to politicians to tell women whether or not they should have abortions and when they should have them.

Teens, sex and babies

2012-07-27 10:34

If sex education is effective, why are there so many kids becoming parents?

“You trapped me into becoming a father!”

2012-06-14 16:03

Some men don’t want to be dads, and don’t have the choice of abortion.

UK abortion clinic targeted by US group

2012-03-14 19:44

A UK abortion clinic says a US-based religious group is intimidating women seeking termination of their pregnancies.

Using old laws to punish mothers

2011-09-20 11:12

Should mothers be held accountable for the deaths of their unborn or stillborn babies?

The fight against unsafe abortions

2011-08-11 11:42

An estimated 5.5 million unsafe abortions occur in Africa every year. With 40% of those women dying, something needs to be done.

Do poor women have more abortions?

2011-06-09 13:03

Abortion rates have gone down in most groups of US women, but not among poor women.

A 12 month contraceptive?

2011-03-17 08:54

A year's supply of birth control pills may help prevent unwanted pregnancies.

Choosing a baby to abort

2010-06-29 10:27

When carrying multiples, is aborting one of the babies ever beneficial?

Abortion, gay marriage 'insidious threats'

2010-05-13 21:56

Pope Benedict XVI has called abortion and same-sex marriage two of the most "insidious and dangerous" threats facing the world today.

Abortion up, Downs down

2009-10-27 14:35

Fewer babies are being born with Downs syndrome as 9/10 affected moms abort.

Abortion pill disappoints

2009-09-21 09:02

The 'abortion pill' hasn't broadened abortion access as expected.

Womb for rent

2009-09-03 12:08

Forced abortions shake up China's surrogate industry

Tiller's abortion clinic closed

2009-06-09 22:31

The family of slain US abortion provider George Tiller says his clinic will be closed down.

 
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