January 9, 2019
The national legislature in the South American country of Ecuador has opened debate on whether to legalize abortion in cases of rape, fetal disability and three other cases.
October 4, 2018
“States across the world should act now to decriminalise abortion,” says a group of U.N. human rights experts. A statement released last Friday by U.N. human rights experts to commemorate something called “International Safe Abortion Day” urged the international community to “guarante[e] access to safe and legal abortion.” The group further exhorted governments to take an active role in securing the availability of abortion by ensuring that women are “given more support and autonomy to …