Thursday July 10, 2014
The head of a Polish public hospital has been dismissed for refusing on religious grounds to carry out an abortion on a woman whose unborn baby suffered from serious malformations.
Monday June 30, 2014
Peru has finally put into effect a 90-year-old law allowing abortions in certain cases, after the government issued a new decree on how to apply the law.
Sunday June 29, 2014
Most Spaniards do not want the government to change abortion laws to make it harder to terminate unwanted pregnancies, according to a poll published in El Pais newspaper this afternoon.
Saturday February 08, 2014
Thousands of women have marched in the streets of Madrid to protest against the Spanish government's plan to restrict access to abortion.
Friday February 07, 2014
A motion to vote on the issue of abortion according to conscience has been rejected at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Wexford.
Monday February 03, 2014
The abortion rate in the United States has dipped to its lowest since 1973, coinciding with a steep decline in overall pregnancy and birth rates.
Tuesday December 10, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil he has emphasised to representatives from the Catholic Church that there was never any intention to introduce abortion on demand.
Thursday December 05, 2013
Stormont Justice Minister David Ford has said he believes a narrow change to abortion law in Northern Ireland is needed to address cases of fatal foetal abnormality.
Monday November 25, 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law banning advertisements for abortion, a move activists say will infringe on the reproductive rights of women.
Tuesday November 12, 2013