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Forced abortions: The crime no one is talking about

Nomthandazo* thought her and her partner were happily expecting their first baby together. She was wrong.

Abortion hypocrisy kills women

People who pass judgment on those terminate their pregnancies can have fatal consequences

13 things that will change the way you look at abortion

Everyone’s got an opinion on it but can we say the same about the facts?

No fetus scan, no abortion. Really?

A draft bill is likely to virtually remove women’s access to safe abortions.

When is an abortion legal?

Find out when you can terminate a pregnancy and who should be doing it.

How to spot an illegal abortion

Here are three ways to tell whether or not you might be going for an abortion at an illegitimate practitioner.

Medical conscientious objectors who scupper abortions deny women their rights

Conscientious objectors who refuse to perform abortions or related services for moral reasons may have become a law unto themselves.

Landmark US event on women’s reproductive rights

On April 28 in Washington DC a landmark event will be hosted to highlight links between reproductive health services and women’s economic well-being.

Nigeria must stop unsafe abortions killing women

Local doctor Obiagwu Hillary will never forget the 19-year-old who died after an abortion performed with the spoke of a bicycle wheel.

Young women told: ‘If a man touches you, you’ll get pregnant’

Unintended pregnancies and abortions in Nigeria could be reduced if myths are dispelled and young women have the right information.

Irish medics fear jail time for abortions

Threats of life in prison have had a chilling effect on pregnancy terminations in Northern Ireland.

Moral crusade condemns SA women to die

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

Obstacles persist for safe, legal termination

The World Health Organisation estimates that one in five pregnancies globally end in induced abortion.

Abortion turns into a nightmare

Personal beliefs sometimes collide with healthcare providers’ professional responsibilities.

Conspiracy of silence over abortion

On the eve of Abortion Provider Appreciation day, the health department have that the unavailability of safe terminations is putting women at risk.

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