Women’s reproductive rights
The court took the decision after doctors advised that cosmetic surgery could easily treat the foetus’ deformities – cleft lip and palate.
SheThePeople reached out to two lawyers who have been litigating on MTP cases to understand the realities of the women who reach out to courts to access their right to abortion.
The bill allows for abortion even beyond a period of 24 weeks for foetuses that are “abnormal” that is the children that could be born with disabilities.
Women who had fewer than the legally permitted limit of two children were reportedly fitted with intrauterine contraceptives, involuntarily.
The decision regarding whether to continue a pregnancy or terminate it, should fundamentally be the decision of a woman and Indian judiciary ensures that.
For politicians, anti-abortion bills are nothing but an appeasement strategy to secure their seats and hold on to power. It is on the other side of the ballot box, where the actual problem lies.
Marshae Jones got into an altercation with another women while she was five months pregnant. The other women shot her in her stomach which lead to her unborn child’s death. Now Jones has been charged with manslaughter.
The state of Alabama has passed one of most strictest bills banning abortions in the US. But can it force people into being good parents?
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Texas lawmakers are debating a bill, which, if passed, would not only criminalise abortion but also classify it as a…