Abortion: Six things you need to know!

Doctors may tell you the health risks of getting an abortion which primarily depend upon the way the procedure is performed.  

Gujarat High Court allows abortion of rape victim's 8-week foetus on parents' plea

Gujarat High Court allows abortion of rape victim's 8-week foetus on parents' plea

The Gujarat High Court on Monday allowed a 16-year-old rape victim to abort her eight-week foetus under proper medical care, on a plea by her parents. 

BJP demands CBI probe into sexual exploitation of Nari Niketan inmate

Maintaining that the sexual exploitation of a deaf and dumb Nari Niketan inmate has harmed the state's image, BJP on Tuesday demanded a judicial or CBI probe into the case.

Delhi govt announces Rs 1 lakh reward for giving info about sex determination test

Cracking whip against illegal sex determination tests being performed in the national capital, Delhi Government on Monday announced a slew of measures including Rs one lakh cash reward to those providing information about the centres conducting such tests.

Controversial model aborts baby for cosmetic surgery!

Controversial model aborts baby for cosmetic surgery!

A controversial model, who was expecting her fourth child, has revealed she terminated the pregnancy at 12 weeks so that she could go ahead with plastic surgery to launch her porn career.

Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year

 Pope Francis will give all priests discretion to formally forgive women who have had abortions and seek absolution during the Roman Catholic Church`s upcoming Holy Year, in the Argentine pontiff`s latest move towards a more open and inclusive church.

11-year-old gives birth after being denied abortion

 An 11-year-old girl gave birth to a baby girl in Paraguay's capital, in a case that has sparked outrage from numerous observers.

Minor rape victim's 25-week pregnancy terminated

Doctors on Friday started the medical procedure to abort a 25-week pregnancy of a minor rape victim after Supreme Court intervened in the girl's favour, in what might be a first of its kind case in the Indian medico-legal history.

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14-year-old rape survivor from Gujarat to undergo abortion

A 14-year-old rape survivor from Gujarat has been allowed abortion by a medical panel constituted by the Supreme Court, as per reports on Thursday.

14-year-old pregnant rape survivor allowed abortion by Supreme Court

A 14-year-old rape survivor from Gujarat has been allowed abortion by a medical panel constituted by the Supreme Court, as per reports on Thursday.

Landmark judgement: 14-year-old rape survivor allowed to abort by Supreme Court

Landmark judgement: 14-year-old rape survivor allowed to abort by Supreme Court

A 14-year-old rape survivor from Gujarat has been allowed abortion by a medical panel constituted by the Supreme Court, as per reports on Thursday.

Should 24-week pregnant 14-year-old rape victim undergo abortion? SC refers plea to doctors' panel

Should 24-week pregnant 14-year-old rape victim undergo abortion? SC refers plea to doctors' panel

The Supreme Court, which deals with a number of sensitive cases, found itself in a Catch-22 situation when the father of a 24-week pregnant 14-year-old rape victim filed a petition seeking permission for his daughter to undergo abortion.

Son preference is a global issue, say experts

Experts from various countries like South Korea, Germany and the USA urged for addressing the problem of sex selection on a priority basis.

Plea in HC against termination of mentally challenged woman's pregnancy

 A day after the sessions court here allowed Gujarat government to terminate 15-week-old pregnancy of a mentally-challenged woman, a city-based lawyer on Thursday challenged the order before the High Court.

UN asks Nigeria to ease abortion restrictions for Boko Haram rape victims

 The United Nations rights chief on Wednesday urged Nigeria to show compassion and make it easier for women and girls who became pregnant in Boko Haram captivity to access abortions.

`Feminist drone` delivers abortion pills to Poland

Feminist activists on Saturday sent a drone from Germany to Poland carrying abortion pills to highlight the staunchly Catholic country`s restrictive abortion laws.

India's abortion law stirs concern for women: US study

A new study has revealed that India's abortion law is putting women at risk, suggesting that it should be changed.

My News: Minor girl battles with rape and pregnancy in Bihar's Katihar

Watch how a minor girl in Bihar's Katihar is battling with rape and pregnancy.