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Spain police bust gang of Chinese bogus doctors

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 16:44

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

UK bans sex-based abortions

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 19:09

The UK government has issued fresh guidelines to close a legal loophole that allowed sex-based abortions amid reports that several infant girls were "missing" in certain ethnic communities, largely British Asian, who have a cultural preference to a male child.

Gender-based abortions in some circumstances are lawful in UK

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 01:02

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

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 12:53

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.

Australian couples demand `girl-child` abortions

Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 15:36

Female foeticide is not only a practice prevalent in India, but has also spread its influence in Australian abortion clinics.

France: Lawmakers pass bill to pay for abortions

Last Updated: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 08:57

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 15:26

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

Illegal abortions: Chargesheet filed against Beed doctors

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 14:47

A chargesheet has been filed in a local court against two doctors for allegedly conducting abortion illegally at their hospital here, police said on Thursday.

Maharashtra for treating sex selective abortions as murder

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 18:43

The Maharashtra government has sent a proposal to the Centre to treat sex selective abortions as murder and make the act a punishable offence.

Foeticide: Maha to recover Rs 30 lakh from Beed doctor duo

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 23:05

Maharashtra Government has expedited the procedure to recover the Rs 30 lakh it had granted to the private hospital managed by a doctor duo from the district who are behind bars for allegedly carrying out illegal abortions.

Beed illegal abortions case: Another doc arrested

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 22:56

The city police on Wednesday arrested another doctor and two chemists in the illegal abortions case.

Maha: Doctor arrested for conducting illegal abortions

Last Updated: Sunday, June 03, 2012, 19:59

A local doctor was arrested for allegedly carrying out three illegal abortions, police said.