Women’s reproductive rights are under attack across the globe.
As of May this year, people from Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups who want to be sterilised have to ask the sub-divisional magistrate for permission.
While the courts deliver pro-women judgements around abortions, parliament has delayed passing much-needed amendments to the MTP Act.
Irrespective of the marital status of women, access to safe abortion services and quality post-abortion care, including counselling, need to be legally guaranteed.
The essence of the US is in the people, like the ones I met on a train heading to protest reproductive rights and religious freedom.
US-funded groups around the world are now banned from discussing abortion. Obama had lifted this rule when he took office in 2009.
As Donald Trump takes over the reigns from US President Barack Obama today, this week’s column focuses on a selection of rights issues that are likely to suffer under his administration.
The war on reproductive rights in Central Europe is not a backlash but a key tenet of a new illiberal form of governance.
There is a need to de-stigmatise the termination of pregnancies and allow for late term abortions since a woman’s right to abortion is a necessary condition for her reproductive autonomy.