abortions

 
Will rape survivors finally be able to have legal abortions?
Will rape survivors finally be able to have legal abortions?
Christina Olofala’s* mother, Eda*, tried to stifle the young woman’s loud groans as she writhed about on the mud floor of Eda’s hut in...
Cruel dilemma: To terminate or not to terminate
Cruel dilemma: To terminate or not to terminate
Dora Mkize* (20) screamed for joy when she found out she was...
Landmark US event on women's reproductive rights
Landmark US event on women's reproductive rights
Vast numbers of women in the US live every day with poverty and financial insecurity, but this week campaigners are shedding a spotlight on one of...
Irish medics fear jail time for abortions
Irish medics fear jail time for abortions
Medical staff in Northern Ireland are operating in a “climate of fear”, worried about the threat of imprisonment if they offer advice to women...
Mozambique scraps colonial-era homosexuality ban
Mozambique scraps colonial-era homosexuality ban
Mozambique decriminalised homosexuality on Monday when a new penal code came into force that swept away old Portuguese colonial laws, in a victory...
Child (10) denied an abortion
Child (10) denied an abortion
Paraguayan authorities have ruled out abortion for a pregnant 10-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by her stepfather, unless she develops...
People need to know more about abortion and contraception
People need to know more about abortion and contraception
When challenged about the lack of campaigns that provide information on the legal status of ­abortion, Yogan Pillay of the department of health is...
Moral crusade condemns SA women to die
Moral crusade condemns SA women to die
Almost exactly three weeks ago, women ­attending a Cape Town reproductive clinic found themselves running an unexpected gauntlet. Instead of...
Mozambique decrimanalises abortion to curb maternal deaths
Mozambique decrimanalises abortion to curb maternal deaths
Mozambique has passed a law permitting women to terminate unwanted pregnancies under specified conditions without risking punishment, a move hailed...
Abortion turns into a nightmare
Abortion turns into a nightmare
"The last dream I had was a few nights ago. I am back home in Hlabisa and my boyfriend hands me a baby," says Gugu Ngubeni*. "It looks like a...

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