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Malta to review abortion policy after Prudente case causes outrage
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Maltese doctors call for abortion ban review after US woman's ordeal
A new court filing argues that Malta’s blanket ban on abortion is failing to protect women's health and is putting doctors in impossible situations.
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While tensions reignite in the US, Europe has seen both progress and regression in recent years when it comes to women’s reproductive rights.
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After the Supreme Court of the US overturned the country's constitutional right for abortion, many American musicians have taken to the stage to protest the decision.
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The move comes after a landmark ruling in the United States which has allowed several states to ban abortion.
US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade in major anti-abortion decision
The highest American judiciary body made a decision on Friday to overturn the decision made almost five decades ago that granted constitutional protection to abortion rights.
German lawmakers vote to end Nazi-era ban on ‘advertising’ abortions
Doctors will be no longer be prosecuted if they give prospective patients information about abortions.
Malta abortion refusal: US woman treated in Spain
Andrea Prudente, who was on holiday in Malta with Weeldreyer for a "babymoon" holiday, her waters broke prematurely last week.
US lawmakers demand action from Google over 'fake abortion clinics'
A report has found that fake anti-abortion websites appear for Google users in key US states.
Poles 'risk being spied on and controlled' over 'pregnancy register'
"Nobody knows who will have the access to this very intimate, confidential data,' Polish gynaecologist Agnieszka Kurczuk told Euronews.
'Tool of repression': Anger over Poland's new 'pregnancy register'
Activists say that allowing doctors to record information on pregnancies will detect possible illegal abortions.
Hundreds of rallies held across the USA in support of abortion rights
A leaked Supreme Court draft opinion has suggested its conservative majority will overturn a landmark 1973 case establishing a woman's right to abortion.
Croatian woman allowed to have abortion after public outrage
Mirela Cavajda initially had her abortion request denied by doctors, even though her foetus had developed a serious illness.
Debate rekindled in Croatia after doctors deny woman an abortion
Miranda Cavajda was more than 20 weeks pregnant when doctors found that her unborn child had a brain tumour and no chance of a normal life.
Abortion access: How do the US and Europe compare?
Unlike the US, European countries have used the power of legislation to enshrine abortion access in law.
Hard-hitting French abortion film has US debut amid Roe v Wade uproar
The award-winning 'Happening', depicting a student's quest for an illegal termination in 1960s France, comes to US cinemas as the Supreme Court considers overturning a landmark decision legalising abortion in all 50 states.
Amazon will pay US workers' travel costs for abortions
As the US Supreme Court looks set to overturn abortion rights, Amazon and other companies are stepping in to cover travel costs for procedures.
US could overturn nationwide legal right to abortion — report
A decision to overrule a landmark 1973 case enshrining abortion as a constitutional right could lead to abortion bans in roughly half of US states.
Polish activist on trial for providing abortion pills in Europe first
Amnesty International has called for the charges against Justyna Wydrzyńska to be dropped.
Spain approves ban on harassing women going for abortions
Anti-abortion activists could face up to one year in prison if found guilty under the new bill.
Germany moves to abolish Nazi-era abortion law
German doctors are currently banned from providing information on abortions and face fines or prison sentences.
France's parliament approves extending abortion limit to 14 weeks
French Health Minister Olivier Véran has described it as "an important day for sexual and reproductive health and an important day for women's health."
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"The hard truth is that the ban on abortion care is having a devastating knock-on effect on all aspects of reproductive health," argues Irene Donadio
Battle lines drawn: The two sides of Poland's abortion divide
One side says "every life is precious" while the other claims Poland's tighter abortion laws are putting women's health in danger.
Women 'scared to be pregnant' a year on from near-total abortion ban
Poland will on 27 January mark the first anniversary of the introduction of a near-total ban on abortion.
Polish activists condemn abortion law after second pregant woman dies
Women's rights activists say a near-total ban on abortions has led to the deaths of at least two women in a year.
Metsola on abortion: 'My position is the EU Parliament's position'
In an interview with Euronews, the newly elected President of the European Parliament vowed to respect the hemicycle's majority opinion on abortion.