Articles about Abortion
04 Jul 2022World
The effects of the US Supreme Court's abortion decision have come to light recently in a 10-year-old Ohio rape victim's case, who was six weeks pregnant.
03 Jul 2022Entertainment
Actor Kubbra Sait recently published her book—Open Book: Not Quite A Memoir.
25 Jun 2022World
Companies in the United States, including Walt Disney Co. and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc., have stated that they will reimburse employees' fees if they need to travel for abortion services, as per Reuters.
24 Jun 2022World
The US Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that had been in place for nearly 50 years and gave women constitutional and legal rights to an abortion.
16 Jun 2022Technology
A latest investigative report found that Facebook uses data to influence and target people on the web on topics related to abortion.
03 May 2022World
The Supreme Court of the United States is set to strike down the legal right to abortion if a leaked draft of a majority opinion is to be believed.
29 Jan 2020India
In a move that will bring a sigh of relief for women, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Bill that will allow abortion at 24 weeks, as opposed to the earlier upper limit of 20 weeks.
28 Jun 2019World
In a shocking incident, a United States woman has been charged with manslaughter after a shooting led to the death of her unborn child.
27 May 2019World
United States is often perceived as an extremely progressive country; a first-world nation. However, a pregnant person in the US state of Alabama would have less bodily autonomy than most countries in the world, after the state's proposed abortion restrictions.
15 May 2019India
A four-month-old fetus was discovered at a hospital in Hisar, Haryana, on Monday. Reportedly, the fetus was discarded in the ladies toilet of a government hospital by an unknown woman.
24 Dec 2018Mumbai
Mumbai Police arrested a man last week who allegedly duped his girlfriend of Rs. 6.5 lakh, and used Rs. 60,000 from it to pay for the abortion of another girlfriend he had impregnated.
13 Nov 2018India
Although a couple that is avoiding pregnancy must always practise safe sex (by using condoms), but in case a pregnancy does ultimately occur, a decisive call needs to be taken.
19 Oct 2018India
Regular yoga practice by men can reduce the incidence of recurrent spontaneous abortion as it improves the quality of sperm DNA, according to a study conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
03 Sep 2018India
An investigation has found that the alleged bodies of newborn babies, found in plastic bags, was actually medical waste.
27 Jul 2018India
A woman who gave birth to a premature stillborn baby onboard an Imphal-Guwahati-Delhi Air Asia flight two days ago wasn't aware she was pregnant, she has said.
23 Jul 2018India
In a disturbing incident, a 19-year-old woman went to Hasanpur police station, in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, carrying a fetus in a bag to file a rape complaint on Saturday.
22 Jul 2018World
On Thursday, an Indonesian court awarded six months' imprisonment to a 15-year-old girl, who was raped by her own brother, for undergoing an abortion. Abortion is illegal in the country.
17 Jun 2018World
Speaking off-the-cuff at a meeting, Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortions to the Nazi obsession with "pure race," and said children should be accepted as they are since they are God's gift.
28 May 2018World
Yesterday, Ireland voted overwhelmingly to repeal regressive abortion-laws and ensure a safer future for its women.
26 May 2018World
The exit polls show Ireland is poised to overturn the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution that bans abortion under all circumstances.
15 Feb 2018India
In a horrific incident, a four-month-pregnant woman in Kerala's Thamarassery had to undergo an abortion allegedly after being kicked in the stomach by a local CPI(M) leader.
19 Jan 2018Technology
Birth control app Natural Cycles recently came under fire after it was blamed for 37 cases of unwanted pregnancies.
28 Oct 2017India
The SC dismissed a man's petition seeking damages from his wife for undergoing abortion without his consent.
20 Oct 2017India
The stories surrounding rape are as bizarre as the act is commonplace in India.
10 Oct 2017India
The DNA sample of the 10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim's child has matched with girl's younger maternal uncle and not with the elder one, said police.
22 Sep 2017Bengaluru
Two minor rape victims, a 17-year-old Bengaluru girl and a 13-year-old Delhi girl, have been permitted by the Supreme Court to abort their fetuses.
21 Sep 2017Bengaluru
The Supreme Court has given its nod to a 17-year-old rape survivor's pregnancy termination, allowing the Bengaluru victim to abort her 24-week fetus.
18 Sep 2017India
In yet another shocking incident showing the complete lack of students' safety in schools, it has come to light that an 18-year-old girl was raped by the director and a teacher of her school in Sikar, Rajasthan.
11 Sep 2017India
Two days after a 13-year-old rape survivor gave birth to a baby, the prematurely-born infant died after reportedly bleeding into his lungs.
08 Sep 2017India
The 13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor, who was granted permission by the SC for aborting her 32-week fetus on 6 September, delivered a boy at Byculla's Sir JJ Hospital.
06 Sep 2017India
Less than a month after a 10-year-old rape survivor was forced to give birth to her rapist's child, the SC has allowed a pregnant 13-year-old alleged victim to undergo an abortion.
03 Sep 2017Bengaluru
The Karnataka HC denied permission for undergoing an abortion to a 17-year-old rape survivor who is over 20 weeks pregnant.
17 Aug 2017India
A 10-year-old rape victim in Chandigarh has delivered a baby girl at the Government Medical College and Hospital. Both mother and baby are safe.
08 Aug 2017India
A 21-year-old engineering student, K Harika died on Monday after doctors attempted to terminate her pregnancy which was more than 20 weeks old.
29 Jul 2017India
The SC has taken note of the fact that lately, several expectant mothers at risk and rape survivors have approached it for terminating their pregnancies after the legally-permissible 20 weeks.
25 Jul 2017India
The SC has given fresh hope to a 10-year-old pregnant rape survivor who was denied permission for abortion by a lower court.
19 Jul 2017India
In a case of apathy, a 10-year-old rape survivor's abortion plea was rejected by the Court.