Abortion

The Right to Privacy and Access to Abortion in a Post-Puttaswamy World

The Right to Privacy and Access to Abortion in a Post-Puttaswamy World

The new right to privacy could address the cultural and economic realities that exist within India which affect ...
Abortion Law Reform in India: One Step Forward & Two Steps Back

Abortion Law Reform in India: One Step Forward & Two Steps Back

In an important development, the Lower House of the Indian Parliament on 17 March 2020 passed the Medical ...
India’s new Abortion Bill Falls Short of Protecting Reproductive Autonomy

India’s new Abortion Bill Falls Short of Protecting Reproductive Autonomy

India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has introduced the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill ...
New Zealand’s Abortion Law Reform

New Zealand’s Abortion Law Reform

During the 2017 New Zealand election campaign, Labour leader Jacinda Ardern pledged to decriminalise abortion if ...
The Rebirth of the Abortion Debate in Colombia

The Rebirth of the Abortion Debate in Colombia

Early this March, the Colombian Constitutional Court, in a divided opinion (6-3), rejected on grounds of ...
The Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulation 2020

The Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulation 2020

On 31 March 2020, The Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2020 came into force. This is a landmark for the ...
UN Political Bodies and Voluntary Abortion: Back to 1994

UN Political Bodies and Voluntary Abortion: Back to 1994

Calls for the protection of reproductive and sexual health are included in an increasing number of resolutions of ...
The Korean Constitutional Court Judgment on the Constitutionality of an Abortion Ban

The Korean Constitutional Court Judgment on the Constitutionality of an Abortion Ban

Since 1953, abortion has been illegal in Korea, except for cases of rape, incest, severe genetic disorders, ...
The ‘Unaffordable’ Pro-life Abortion Policy in Kenya

The ‘Unaffordable’ Pro-life Abortion Policy in Kenya

The narrow basis for the procurement of abortions in Kenya discriminates against women and girls based on their sex
‘Abortion, Reproductive Rights and the Possibilities of Reproductive Justice in South African Courts’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 88

‘Abortion, Reproductive Rights and the Possibilities of Reproductive Justice in South African Courts’ (2019) U of OxHRH J 88

Asserting individual reproductive autonomy affirms women's personhood, moral agency, bodily integrity and ...
Challenges to women’s rights and the legalization of abortion in Brazil: can we move forward?

Challenges to women’s rights and the legalization of abortion in Brazil: can we move forward?

2018 was a challenging year for women’s rights in Brazil, and perhaps a taste of trials in the years to come. In ...
Liberalising Access to Abortion and Sex Education to Decrease Teenage Pregnancy in Kazakhstan

Liberalising Access to Abortion and Sex Education to Decrease Teenage Pregnancy in Kazakhstan

Teenage pregnancy rates in Kazakhstan are high, with 3443 births in 2017, much higher than during the Soviet ...

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