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Supreme Court Allows Minors To Abort Pregnancies From Consensual Sex Without Disclosing Identity To Police

Doctors can perform abortions on minor females without being liable to disclose identity to police on the request of minors and their guardians.

30 September 2022

US President Joe Biden

Impassioned Biden Signs Order On Abortion Access To Reduce Potential Penalties After Supreme Court Ruling

Joe Biden is also directing his staff to line up volunteer lawyers to provide women and providers with pro bono legal assistance to help them navigate new state restrictions.


Minor rape victims have to often approach courts after doctors refuse to perform an abortion.

Long Legal Journey For Minor Rape Victims For Abortion

Around 40 petitions seeking termination of pregnancies under 20 weeks were filed in different Indian courts between 2016 to 2019 after doctors refused to perform an abortion. Most of the petitions were filed by the rape...


Women's right to safe abortion and reproductive autonomy

The Right To Safe Abortions And Women's Bodily Autonomy In A Man's World

Despite the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 2021 allowing all women in India to abort a foetus up to 20 weeks of pregnancy and 24 weeks for women under special conditions, thousands have their reproductive rights...

29 July 2022

Anu Aggarwal

Anu Aggarwal On New US Abortion Law: It’s Shocking, Supreme Court Has Taken Them Back By 150 Years

‘Aashiqui’ actress Anu Aggarwal has spoken up about the ongoing debate over the new abortion laws in the US. She condemns the new laws and says that it has just taken the country back by 150 years.


Demonstrators protest in front of the SC building in Washington, DC on June 25, 2022

Christian Outfits Divided Over The US Court Ruling On Abortion

While the Roman Catholic Church, Southern Baptist Convention, and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints oppose abortion, many other religious groups support access to abortion, such as the The Episcopal Church, United...

26 June 2022

Will Not Permit Unmarried Woman To Terminate Pregnancy At 23 Weeks: Delhi HC

The lawyer for the petitioner argued that the bar under the abortion law on medical termination of pregnancy after 20 weeks for instances of unmarried women was discriminatory in view of the relief being available to...

15 July 2022

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The Abortion Rights Campaign hold a protest following the SC ruling at US Embassy in London.

Roe v Wade: America Goes Against The Global Trend On Abortion Rights

As the apex court of United States delivered a wrecking ball to the constitutional right to abortion by overturning the landmark Roe V. Wade judgement, let’s take a glimpse into where other countries stand.  

26 June 2022

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26 June 2022
Pope Francis Hails families, Blasts 'Culture Of Waste' After US Supreme Court Overturns Roe Verdict

Pope Francis Hails families, Blasts 'Culture Of Waste' After US Supreme Court Overturns Roe Verdict

Pope Francis didn't refer to the ruling or explicitly mention abortion in his homily. But he used the buzzwords he has throughout his papacy about the need to...


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