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Abortion Law May Be Tightened (March 06, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on January 2, 2014, that Norway plans to tighten its abortion law, after ...

Topic: Abortion; Health
Jurisdiction: Norway

Abortion Reform Proposed (January 23, 2014) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

In December 2013, the Government of Spain submitted legislation that would amend the current law on ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Spain

Modified Rules on Abortion Considered (May 10, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On May 1, 2013, Enda Kenny, the Prime Minister of Ireland, introduced the Protection of Life ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Ireland

Payment for Abortions and for Contraceptives for Minors (November 07, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On October 26, 2012, the National Assembly, the lower house of France's legislature, approved a bill ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: France

Congress Considering a Bill to Decriminalize Abortion (October 25, 2012) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

On September 25, 2012, Uruguay's Cámara de Diputados (Lower House of Congress) began consideration of a ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Uruguay

Investigation of Late Forced Abortion Leads to Suspension of Local Officials (June 21, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Xinhua News Agency reported on June 15, 2012, that Chinese authorities were investigating a case of ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: China

Criminalization of Some Abortions Ruled Unconstitutional (April 19, 2012) by Eduardo Soares

On April 12, 2012, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (Supremo Tribunal Federal, or STF), by a ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Parliament Mulling Proposal to Legalize Abortion (April 05, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

On March 26, 2012, it was reported that the Rwandan Parliament is considering a draft presidential ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Supreme Court Decision on Abortion (March 16, 2012) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

On March 13, 2012, the Supreme Court of Argentina rendered a decision in the case of ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Argentina

No to Legalized Abortion (September 27, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 18, 2011, the citizens of Liechtenstein voted in a referendum to reject a proposal ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Liechtenstein

Court Rules for Plaintiff in Abortion Rights Case (June 01, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On May 26, 2011, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued a judgment in an ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights; Poland

Government Response to Loss in European Court Ruling on Abortion Law (January 04, 2011) by Stephen Clarke

On December 16, 2010, the office of the head of the government in Ireland issued a ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Ireland

Lower House of Legislature Votes on Abortion Reform Bill (January 05, 2010) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

A joint session of Spain's Congreso de los Diputados (Lower House) voted on December 17, 2009, ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Spain

Congress Debates Legislation Decriminalizing Abortion (November 06, 2009) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Peru

Legal Action Against Government on Abortion (May 04, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on April 29, 2009, that Women in Law in Southern Africa-Malawi (WILSA-Malawi), a ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Malawi

Abortion Pill Not Innocent Drug for Health (January 12, 2009) by Dario Ferreira

The Vatican recently condemned the RU486 pill, which was approved by the Italian government in February ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Holy See (Vatican City State)

Proposed Law to Decriminalize Abortions (September 30, 2008) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on September 16, 2008, that a new draft bill on women's reproductive health ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Kenya

High Court Denial of Abortion Petition Prompts Review of Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (September 17, 2008) by Krishan Nehra

Upon being advised by their physicians that the baby to be born to them would have ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: India

Abortion Permitted in Rape Case (July 02, 2008) by Constance Johnson

It was recently reported that Romania is making an exception to its laws to permit an ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: Romania

Legalizing Abortion to Be Considered (March 02, 2008) by Sayuri Umeda

The South Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare drafted a new policy in late 2007 to ...

Topic: Abortion
Jurisdiction: South Korea

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Last updated: March 06, 2014