Three backyard abortionists arrested

2016-01-29 12:25

A trio of men operating as illegal abortionists were arrested in Port Shepstone last week.

Australia to fly Somali refugee from Nauru for abortion

2015-10-28 16:28

Australia’s government says a Somali refugee who alleges she was raped in Nauru will be flown to Australia for a second time to potentially have an abortion.

Australia to deport American anti-abortion activist

2015-10-02 12:03

An American anti-abortion activist is expected to be deported from Australia, after the nation’s highest court ruled that he posed a threat to public order amid concerns he could incite violence against women.

Abortion: Should your partner have a say in your decision?

2015-05-13 11:05

Can two people in a relationship reach a compromise when it comes to abortion? Jennifer Thorpe weighs in.

Abortion laws make Senegalese women kill babies

2014-12-02 10:46

Women in Senegal are resorting to clandestine abortions or killing their own infants due to strict abortion laws.

New book tackles abortion issue

2014-11-13 10:52

Provocative critic Katha Pollitt takes on the whole of the abortion debate in her new book.

Illegal abortions kill dozens of girls in Malawi

2014-10-13 09:17

Malawi's conservative attitude to sexual education and banning of abortions has lead to dozens of girls dying each year after undergoing backstreet abortions for unwanted pregnancies.

"Oh, really?": 7 dumbest things recently said about women

2014-08-20 11:06

Whoever said empty vessels make the most noise was right. Here is a compilation of the dumbest things said about women that you won't believe.

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.

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.

Watch: Abortion 43 years after Roe vs Wade

Friday was the 43rd anniversary of Roe vs Wade. Watch to see which countries allow women abortions, and the statistics around abortion across the world.

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US presidential candidate Carson wants to ban abortion

2015-10-26 09:15

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson has called for a ban on abortion in nearly all cases, and likened those seeking to terminate their pregnancies to slave owners, in comments certain to spark controversy.

Malawi can be African model for liberalising abortion - activists

2015-07-31 07:53

Malawi's use of evidence-based research to build support for a more liberal stance on abortion can make it a role model for Africa, campaigners say.

Backstreet abortions: why is it still happening?

2015-04-02 13:35

Backstreet abortions is a thriving business on our city streets. Why is this still happening in a country where abortions are legal? Dr Owen Wiese, Health24's resident doctor, gives his opinion.

Abortion ban drives pregnant teens to suicide

2014-11-13 11:38

Due to the ban on abortion in El Salvador, many girls who become pregnant after being raped are driven to commit suicide.

'I fell pregnant as a teen and aborted my baby'

2014-10-30 12:08

One moms story of choices she made as a teen.

Illegal abortions kill dozens of girls in Malawi

2014-10-13 08:43

Many staunchly Christian parents in Malawi do not inform their children about birth control, resulting in unsafe abortions that have killed dozens of girls.

Woman films and shares her abortion with the public

2014-05-09 10:44

Emily Letts is an abortion counsellor who shared her own abortion story with the world in an attempt to show women what it’s like.

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.

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