A majority of European countries hinder access to abortion for vulnerable women by not including it in the national health system's coverage, according to a new report. Abortion also technically remains a crime in 14 of Europe's 52 countries, according to the European Abortion Policies Atlas. The atlas, published on Tuesday to mark International Safe … Continue reading Which European country ranks worst on abortion?
An abortion is a procedure to end a pregnancy. It's also sometimes known as a termination of pregnancy. The pregnancy is ended either by taking medicines or having a surgical procedure. Depression How to get an abortion Abortions can only be carried out under the care of an NHS hospital or a licensed clinic, and … Continue reading What you need to know about abortion in the UK
Kanye West was apparently not far off when he said wife Kim Kardashian West might divorce him after he talked about her pregnancy with their daughter, North West, at his first campaign rally Sunday night. The rapper revealed that the couple considered aborting the pregnancy, and a source tells People that Kardashian is not pleased. "Kim is shocked … Continue reading Kim Kardasian angry with Kanye over comments on abortion
Key facts Approximately 12 million girls aged 15–19 years and at least 777,000 girls under 15 years give birth each year in developing regions. (1) (2) At least 10 million unintended pregnancies occur each year among adolescent girls aged 15–19 years in the developing world. (1) Complications during pregnancy and childbirth are the leading cause … Continue reading What you should know about adolescent pregnancy
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he now wants to throw out the Hyde Amendment, dropping his long-held support for the measure that blocks federal funds from being used for most abortions amid criticism from his 2020 Democratic rivals. "If I believe health care is a right, as I do, I can no longer support an amendment that makes … Continue reading Joe Biden takes a new stand on abortion
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) declared this week that the pro-life movement is concerned only with "owning women" and that conservatives opposed abortion because "it threatens a core element underpinning right-wing ideology: patriarchy." Image: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez In two tweets posted Thursday, Ocasio-Cortex wrote, "Abortion bans aren't just about controlling women's bodies. They're about controlling women's sexuality. … Continue reading Ocasio-Cortez blasts men for trying to ‘dominate and control’ womenfolk
In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion. Pro-repeal banners declare: "Her choice: vote yes." Anti-abortion placards warn against a "license to kill." Online, the argument is just as charged — and more shadowy, as unregulated ads of uncertain origin battle … Continue reading Abortion vote in Ireland stirs controversy on social media
The Moroccan government has approved a series of amendments to the country's Penal Code, including one on the cases in which abortion is allowed. According to Article 453 of the Penal Code, abortion was only allowed if the mother's physical health was threatened. The new amendment, which comes as part of efforts to reform the … Continue reading Morocco Approves Progressive Abortion Laws Amendment.