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Moral crusade condemns SA women to die

Backstreet abortion ‘doctors’ profit from stigma as patients are stripped of their dignity – and lives.

Mozambique decrimanalises abortion to curb maternal deaths

The new law specifies that abortions will have to be carried out in recognised and designated health centres by qualified practitioners.

Abortion turns into a nightmare

Personal beliefs sometimes collide with healthcare providers’ professional responsibilities.

Deaths from unsafe abortions are rising

The stigmatisation of abortion continues, also at the highest levels of government. Plus, illegal abortion providers have proliferated.

Government remains pro-abortion, says Minister Dlamini

The social development minister says there is insufficient evidence to support claims that "repeat abortions" are a large-scale problem in SA.

Contraceptives: South Africans are still out of the loop

Human error and scant access to preventative measures continue to cause unintended pregnancies, many of which lead to abortion.

Philippine churches stay anti-abortion, anti-gay marriage, despite Pope

Philippine Catholic leaders are standing firm against contraception, abortion and gay marriage despite Pope Francis' comments urging a change of tone.

Ireland to pass controversial abortion Bill

Irish lawmakers are set to introduce abortion in limited cases where the mother's life is at risk, when new laws go to a final vote.

Wendy Davis: from orange juice seller to abortion bill breaker

The Texas state senator catapulted to national prominence after her 11-hour filibuster successfully derailed an anti-abortion vote.

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