A young rape victim who was suspected of having an abortion and charged with homicide has been acquitted by a judge at a retrial in a case that has attracted international attention to El Salvador’s strict laws.
A US politician has defended his call for a ban on all abortions by questioning whether “there would be any population of the world left” if not for births due to rape and incest.
Parliament has voted to force the Government to liberalise access to abortion and allow same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland if devolution is not restored.
More than 10,000 signatures have been collected in 48 hours against the liberalisation of Northern Ireland’s abortion laws, it has been claimed.
An SNP MP who voted against legalising abortion in Northern Ireland is facing calls from her own party to be ousted from her seat.
An Alabama prosecutor has dropped a manslaughter charge against a woman who lost her unborn child when she was shot during a fight.
More than 1,000 women from Northern Ireland travelled to England or Wales for abortions last year.
The Russian protest band Pussy Riot is planning a concert in Alabama to benefit Planned Parenthood, after the US state passed the nation’s toughest anti-abortion law.
Power to protect women attending abortion clinics should be given to local councils, the Scottish Government has been told.
A US judge has issued an order to keep Missouri’s only abortion clinic operating despite the objections of state health officials.
The number of abortions in Scotland is at a 10-year high, official statistics indicate.