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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.
Sarah Weddington, lawyer who argued Roe v. Wade abortion case, dies
Weddington had been in poor health for some time and it was not immediately clear what caused her death.
US Supreme Court judges lean towards abortion limits
It's one of the most pivotal abortion cases to reach the US Supreme Court in 50 years.
'Full-blown war on women': Bid to further curb abortion sparks anger
Abortions are only allowed in Poland in cases of rape or incest, or if the woman’s life or health is in danger.
Court in Colombia set to rule on decriminalising abortion
It is currently a crime punishable by between one and four years in prison.
Slovakia narrowly rejects proposed law restricting access to abortion
The bill was rejected by one vote, as 67 of the 134 lawmakers present in the 150-seat house voted in favour of it.
'No more women should die': MEPs slam Poland's near-total abortion ban
It comes after a pregnant woman died from septic shock. Activists say doctors, influenced by the new law, did not carry out a life-saving abortion, waiting instead for the foetus to die.
Poland doctors told abortion legal if carried out to save woman's life
Poland's health ministry acted after the death of a 30-year-old mother whose 22-week pregnancy had medical problems but doctors did not terminate the pregnancy.
On abortion, Germany is not as liberal as you may think
Campaigners say Germany's abortion restrictions are tougher than many people think. Now, with a socially liberal coalition set to govern, there is hope laws will be relaxed.
Woman's death sparks fresh abortion law protests in Poland
Campaigners believe the woman is the first victim of Poland's near-total abortion ban. Their opponents have warned against jumping to conclusions.
US Supreme Court hears challenges on Texas abortion law
The controversial new abortion law in Texas that has all but ended the procedure in the state.
Poles protest one year after court ruling restricted abortion rights
The demonstrations on October 22 were far smaller than last year, when record numbers took to the streets.
A year on, Poland's abortion ruling is causing 'harm' to women
As the rule of law crisis between Warsaw and Brussels escalates, activists say the abortion ban imposed by a politicised court just a year ago offers a painful example of how the collapse of judicial independence affects peoples' lives.
Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions
"Women have been unlawfully prevented from exercising control over their lives in ways that are protected by the Constitution," a US federal judge wrote in its order to suspend the law.
Belgium to give funds to women unable to get an abortion in Poland
Poland introduced a near-total ban on abortions earlier this year.
Which country in Europe ranks worst for access to abortion?
A new atlas ranking European countries on their abortion policies was published on Tuesday.
San Marino voters overwhelmingly back legal abortion
San Marino residents on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to legalise abortion.
Activists in San Marino fight fierce campaigns over abortion vote
In the Republic of San Marino, nestled on the Apennine mountains inside Italy, campaigning is underway ahead of a referendum on September 26, which will ask its 33,000 citizens if they want to legalise abortion.
Woman with Down syndrome loses UK abortion law challenge
The claimants have announced that they will appeal the ruling.
Same-sex civil unions 'good and helpful to many', says Pope Francis
The pontiff said marriage is "a sacrament between a man and woman that can't be changed", but he supports civil laws that try to help those who have "a diverse sexual orientation".
San Marino set to hold a referendum on whether to legalise abortion
Voters will decide on September 26 whether to allow terminations within the first twelve weeks of pregnancy.
Mexican Supreme Court decriminalises abortion in 'historic ruling'
The decision annulled parts of the penal code in Coahuila, a northern Mexican state bordering Texas.
Abortion 'whistleblower' site offline after webhost refuses to host it
The website allowing users to report abortion patients to Texas authorities went offline after hosting company GoDaddy said it violated its terms.
US Supreme Court refuses to stop Texas law banning most abortions
The law marks the most dramatic restriction on abortion rights in the United States since the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision legalised abortion across the country in 1973.
Abortion in Gibraltar: Voters say yes in referendum to ease strict law
Voters have endorsed legal changes to ease the ban on abortion in the British territory where restrictions are among the tightest in Europe.