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INDIA – 10-year-old girl delivered by caesarean section, and another case emerges

The news travelled around the world: the child refused an abortion by both a district court in Chandigarh and the Supreme Court of India, in both cases on the grounds that abortion was too risky at 28 weeks and then again at 32 weeks, was delivered by c-section last week and will be kept in hospital for some 10 days. 202 more words


Planned Parenthood Wants To Build Volunteer Armies Around 600 Clinics

After the election, a new “back to the basics” approach at Planned Parenthood made organizing a priority during the months-long health care debate. The next project: recruiting and training hundreds of volunteers spread out around the country. 851 more words

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In Charlotte, Clinic Protesters Bring Diverse Tactical Playbook

It’s more high-tech than holding signs and yelling. Opponents disrupt phone service, install wi-fi networks designed to confuse patients, and offer ultrasounds in RVs outside at least one clinic. 1,240 more words

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Endgame nears in Chile president's fight to temper draconian abortion ban

After tortuous passage through congress, Michelle Bachelet’s bill legalising abortion in some circumstances will go before constitutional tribunal 912 more words

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Indian rape victim, 10, gives birth by Caesarean section

Image copyrightAFPImage captionIndia has a grim record of sexual assaults on children, with more than 10,000 raped in 2015

A 10-year-old rape victim who was denied permission for an abortion by the Indian Supreme Court last month has given birth to a baby girl. 479 more words

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Tanya Plibersek Just Declared That "For Labor To Be Pro-Women It Must Be Pro-Choice"

For the Labor party to be pro-women it must be pro-choice, the party’s deputy leader Tanya Plibersek said on Wednesday night in a passionate speech about how far Australia still has to come to ensure women have reproductive freedoms. 75 more words


7 States Have Just One Abortion Clinic & Some Are In Danger Of Closing

Hundreds of bills aimed at restricting abortion access are introduced in state legislatures every year, and the ones that become law can have an immediate impact on providers across the country.  589 more words

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