Thousands protest proposal for total abortion ban in Brazil

2017-11-14 11:48

Thousands of women have marched in Rio de Janeiro to protest a congressional committee vote to make abortion illegal without exception in Brazil.

Nearly half of world's abortions unsafe

2017-10-02 12:30

According to WHO researchers, statistics showing the number of unsafe abortions are worrying, especially in developing countries.

'I had an ectopic pregnancy – and my baby had to be aborted'

2017-08-07 17:07

Our baby was growing inside my Fallopian tube, and although there was still a heartbeat, they had to terminate it immediately.

A mom’s story: I regret keeping my baby

2017-08-03 09:31

A doctor advised this Pretoria mom to terminate her pregnancy – she didn't. But 29 years later, she wishes she had.

Rare protest in Angola as 200 march for abortion rights

2017-03-18 21:33

At least 200 demonstrators have protested under heavy police surveillance in the Angolan capital Luanda against a draft law criminalising all abortions.

Ripple effect of Trump's Global Gag Rule touches South Africa

As part of his first executive orders, Donald Trump signed the global gag rule with the amendment that it will apply to "all" global health funding.

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Fake abortion doctor arrested in Free State

2017-01-17 10:40

Do you know if your doctor is qualified? A man performing illegal abortions under pseudo names has been arrested in Qwaqwa.

Malawi churches march against homosexuality, abortion

2016-12-07 12:34

Malawian churches have reportedly held a march against alleged plans by government to legalise homosexuality and abortion in the country.

The Arch obfuscates right to life

2016-10-23 06:01

Archbishop Tutu is an advocate of euthanasia. He also supports abortion as a choice. How do we reconcile his endorsement, as a Christian bishop, of these, asks Michael Mayer.

WATCH: Doctors arrested in Kenya while performing abortion on abducted 14-year-old

2016-06-23 12:09

Two doctors have been arrested in Kenya for performing an abortion on a 14-year-old girl who they had abducted, a report says.


Drinking steel wool and brandy to induce an abortion: 'Why I did it'

2017-10-26 14:49

Despite abortion being legal in SA, many women risk their health by having non-hospital abortions because of the stigma associated with pregnancy termination.

Ireland to hold abortion referendum in 2018

2017-09-27 12:48

Ireland has 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.

WATCH: The 'baby wall' that saves would-be abandoned babies

New Beginningz Founder and Director, Tahiyya Hassim, talks to News24 about the organisation's baby wall in Pretoria. The wall gives mothers, who are considering abandoning their babies, an alternative. Watch.

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Sex education: Why are our teen girls still being shamed?

2017-05-15 13:02

Girls keep hearing at school about how they need to say no to sex or bear the consequences (alone and in shame). What if the girls don't have a choice? What if they make a mistake? What about the boys and consequences? And what says the law?

Trump abortion funding ban – the SA impact

2017-02-10 12:31

An organisation which provides safe abortion care to SA women predicts that US President Trump's 'global gag rule' will force many more women to have unsafe abortions.

Abortion rate in US drops significantly

2017-01-18 10:52

Abortions in the US have dropped to lowest level since 1974, according to a recent report.

Ohio House committee approves 20-week abortion ban

2016-12-08 12:10

An Ohio House committee has voted to pass a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks.

Malawi churches back abortion bill 'in certain circumstances'

2016-10-30 20:08

Clerics under the aegis of the Malawi Council of Churches have expressed their support for a bill aimed at preventing unsafe abortions under certain circumstances.

Battle over abortion law heats up in Catholic Poland

2016-09-22 10:54

Poland's abortion battle will resume when the devoutly Catholic country's parliament debates rival initiatives to either liberalise or further tighten a law that is already one of the strictest in Europe.

Bulk of abortions take place in developing world

2016-05-20 11:38

Research estimates that about 56 million pregnancies are terminated globally each year with about 88 percent of these terminations occurring in the developing world.

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