Democrats push abortion rights to heart of 2024 campaign
Abortion rights helped Democrats stave off a hefty defeat at midterm elections last year.
China to discourage abortions to boost low birth rate
The number of abortions carried out stood above 9.5 million between 2015 to 2019, according to a National Health Commission report published at the end of 2021.
Biden hits back on abortion, calls Supreme Court 'out of control'
But Biden is now an unpopular president and Americans' biggest worry these days is sky-high inflation.
US Supreme Court strikes down constitutional right to abortion
Individual states can now permit or restrict the procedure themselves.
Thousands rally across US for abortion rights
The mass demonstrations are a response to a leaked draft opinion showing the Supreme Court's conservative majority is poised to overturn a landmark 1973 ruling guaranteeing abortion access nationwide.
Catholic Biden leads charge in US midterms abortion fight
Since becoming president, Biden has backed pro-abortion rights measures although he has also tried keeping symbolic distance.
US Supreme Court leaves Texas abortion curbs intact but allows suit
The law bans abortions at around six weeks, with no exception for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest.
US court allows Texas to resume ban on most abortions
Advocates of a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy have called on Congress to enshrine the right to abortion in federal law to protect it from any possible reversal by the Supreme Court.
US Justice Department sues Texas over abortion law
Attorney-General Merrick Garland says the Texas act is 'clearly unconstitutional'.
Mexico’s Supreme Court rules right to life from conception is unconstitutional
This comes days after a watershed ruling that penalising abortion is unconstitutional.
Birds and the bees about more than just biology, say activists
Peer pressure, the influence of the internet and media, and lack of preventive sex education have an impact on minors and their understanding of the matter as well.
Argentine Senate passes landmark abortion bill
The bill, passed after 12 hours of debate, legalises voluntary abortions at any stage up to 14 weeks of pregnancy.
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