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Over 13 mn women abort in China every year

Over 13 million abortions are carried out in China every year with an increasing number of predominantly younger people choosing to end unwanted pregnancies, a media report said Wednesday.

British MPs vote in favour of ban on sex-based abortions

British lawmakers on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favour of a motion declaring sex-selection abortion illegal, ending uncertainty over whether doctors can be prosecuted for the practice.

Spain police bust gang of Chinese bogus doctors

Spanish police busted a Chinese gang accused of carrying out back-street abortions, surgery and dentistry in unhygienic home clinics, officials said Friday.

Gender-based abortions in some circumstances are lawful in UK

Doctors in Britain have been informed that they can carry out sex-selective abortions in certain circumstances and it would be lawful, the country`s top prosecutor on Monday said, justifying a decision not to prosecute two Indian-origin doctors accused of arranging abortions.

Unmarried mothers in Chinese city to pay hefty fee

People`s Daily reported that under the current interpretation of the draft regulation, unmarried mothers could be charged six times the annual per capita disposable income in Wuhan.

Time limit of abortions raised to nine weeks

The time limit for abortions has been increased from seven to nine weeks to facilitate family planning, the Drug Controller General of India has said.

France: Lawmakers pass bill to pay for abortions

France`s lower house voted to fully reimburse all abortions and to make contraception free for minors.

180,000 abortions in Delhi in five years

More than 180,000 abortions took place in the Indian capital in the last five years, according to information provided to a RTI activist.

Frequent abortions linked to preterm birth

Women who have had three or more abortions have a higher risk of some adverse birth outcomes.

China to crack down on sex-selective abortions

A government plan says efforts should made
to "eliminate discrimination against girls".

Activities at casinos leading to rise in abortions: BJP leader

Leader of Opposition in Goa Assembly
Manohar Parrikar (BJP) on Thursday claimed that "activities" at
off-shore casinos were resulting in the rising number of
abortions in the city.

Anorexia linked with unplanned pregnancies

Women with anorexia nervosa are more likely to have unplanned pregnancies and induced abortions.

Anorexia linked with unplanned pregnancies

Women with anorexia nervosa are more likely to have unplanned pregnancies and induced abortions.