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Guidance for Health and Social Care professionals on termination of pregnancy in Northern Ireland

A new guidance for health and social care professionals has been published in Northern Ireland to provide clarity on the framing of the law on abortion. The guidance does not change the law, but does interpret it differently from in ...

India: Sex, stigma and secret services

You may have spotted posters from train windows, as you enter stations, or at traffic signals that offer to solve your ‘sex problems’ ...
During the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the French Minister of Families, Childhood and the Rights of Women called for the right to abortion for all

During the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the French Minister of Families, Childhood and the Rights of Women called for the right to abortion for all

http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/societe/combats-de-femmes/1551215-laurence-rossignol-avortement-new-york/ At the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York, Laurence Rossignol, the French Minister of Families, Childhood and the Rights of Women, spoke about the fact that the right to abortion continues to ...

Legal team launches a campaign to support self-induced abortion

21 March 2016 Original story by Dani McClain http://www.thenation.com/article/as-abortion-restrictions-ramp-up-more-women-weigh-taking-matters-into-their-own-hands/ Finding ways to support those who choose to self-induce abortion does not mean abandoning the fight to preserve access in clinics and hospitals. “The connection between the attack on abortion rights ...

Filmmaker, Angèle Diabang, stresses the importance for women to have access to safe abortion following sexual violence

She made this plea at a recent showing of her documentary film Congo, Un Médecin Pour Sauver les Femmes – a film that traces the work of Doctor Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gyneacologist and human rights activist who carries out ...

Case against Kenyan government for violating national and international law relating to abortion heard in High Court

A case against the Kenyan Government for violating national and international laws relating to abortion has been heard in High Court. The Center of Reproductive Rights, who filed the case, argue that the Ministry of Health has been prohibiting health ...