Uma Thurman wrote against the “horror” of Texas’s new abortion law and called for the ban to be lifted, as she opened up about an abortion she had as a teenager.
The Texas law prohibits doctors from performing abortion once they are able to detect cardiac activity (usually around 6 weeks) when most of the women don't even know they're pregnant.
Immediate injunction seeked. Meanwhile, the Texas Government spokesperson said, “Texas passed a law that ensures that the life of every child with a heartbeat will be spared from the ravages of abortion,”
The Biden administration estimated that as a result of the Trump policy changes in 2019 the program serves about 1.5 million fewer women a year, a 37 per cent reduction from the average caseload from 2016-18.
The amendments to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy are welcome. But some gaps still need to be addressed.
The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 has now been passed in the Rajya Sabha
The counsel appearing for Haryana was asked by the bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde to file the medical report of the girl in a sealed cover.
Earlier ruling by Andrzej Duda banned all abortions in Poland.
Lack of access to contraceptives and family planning services during the COVID-19 induced lockdowns led to an alarming rise in the pregnancy rate across the nation, which in turn led to numerous abortions.
The extension will also help victims of rape, girls with disabilities as well as minors, who may not realise they are pregnant until later.
The apex court sought response of the Central government on a PIL of three women who have sought that provisions like 3(2) (b) of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, be declared as 'void and unconstitutional'.
Pope Francis is urging politicians of all faiths to safeguard the rights of the unborn and is exhorting abortion opponents to also assure that children are born into a world where they can live with dignity.
While family planning and contraception have been promoted by the government, abortion continues to be an issue that is rarely discussed. It Is time women in India speak for themselves
One of the key cases influencing the debate on abortion in Ireland was that of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died of sepsis in a hospital in Galway after being denied an abortion during a protracted miscarriage in 2012.
Savita's beaming face has appeared widely on posters and banners for the "yes" campaign which called for the repealing of the 8th amendment.
A 20-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district reached the police superintendent's office to file a rape complaint carrying her four-month-old foetus in a bag.
Arnold Chiari Syndrome is a condition in which brain tissue extends into the spinal canal, present at birth.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarsanghchalak Dr. Mohan Bhagwat arrives at Jodhpur airport.PTI Photo
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav addresses a press conference, in Patna.PTI Photo
Former MLA Laliteshpati Tripathi announces his decision to quit Congress during a press conference, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Vehicles parked at Jagdev Memorial College (converted into election cluster) on the eve of the first phase of Bihar Panchayat Elections 2021, at Kudra block of Kaimur district.PTI Photo
Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Anurag Thakur with UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, during the inauguration of an exhibition on the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at BJP headquarters in Lucknow.PTI Photo
India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes
Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 50 State Private Universities in 2021 will help students make an informed choice.
Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates