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Delay in bill criminalising sex outside marriage divides Indonesians 20.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Indonesian President Joko Widodo's decision to delay a planned vote in parliament on a new penal code that would criminalise sex outside marriage and gay sex was met by relief from some but sparked criticism from conservative Muslims who back the new ...
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Abortion front and center as new U.S. Supreme Court term nears 20.9.2019 Reuters: World News
With new abortion cases on a fast track to the U.S. Supreme Court, the nine justices will get an opportunity within weeks to take up legal fights over Republican-backed laws that could lead to rulings curbing a woman's ability to obtain the procedure.
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Indonesia shelves vote on penal code criminalising extramarital sex 20.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday ordered a delay in a parliamentary vote on a new penal code criminalising sex outside marriage and same-sex relations, which has been criticised by rights groups as an assault on basic freedoms.
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Indonesia's president orders delay in vote on criticised criminal code 20.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday ordered a delay in a parliamentary vote on revisions to the criminal code, which has been criticised by rights groups as an assault on basic freedoms.
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Ceiling Of 20 Weeks For Abortion Can't Be Extended: Centre To Top Court 18.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the right to reproductive autonomy does not outweigh the state's interest in protecting the life of a foetus and therefore the ceiling of 20 weeks for...
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Mexico amnesty law eyes reprieve for minor drug offenses, abortions 16.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has sent a draft law to Congress that aims to grant amnesty to people serving jail time for lesser offenses, including abortion and possession of small amounts of drugs, the government said on Sunday.
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India’s best population-control strategy? Ensure women that have the right to limit their families 16.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
When women lack control over their own fertility decisions, they become collateral damage in the event of a coercive population policy.
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Thousands of fetal remains found on Illinois property of deceased doctor 15.9.2019 Reuters: World News
More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will County sheriff's office said in a statement.
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Days After US Doctor Dies, Over 2,000 Fetal Remains Found On His Property 15.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will County sheriff's office said in a statement.
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Canada's Conservative leader attacks Trudeau - who wasn't present - in first debate 13.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Canada's Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer used the first official debate ahead of next month's election to attack Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who was not present, but struggled to shine against his two other opponents.
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Leader of Canada's opposition party distances self from anti-abortion comment 12.9.2019 Reuters: World News
The leader of Canada's main opposition Conservative Party on Thursday distanced himself from comments by a candidate opposing abortion, which could hurt his chances with women voters in an Oct. 21 election.
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Modi warned about a population explosion – but demographic data show declining trend 12.9.2019 Scroll.in
India’s population growth rate has declined in every census since 1981. Measures to limit family sizes are unnecessary – and could even be counterproductive.
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Corrected: U.S. lawmakers renew fights over Trump's border wall, abortion 11.9.2019 Reuters: World News
(This story corrects fiscal year in fourth paragraph to 2020 from 2021)
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U.S. lawmakers renew fights over Trump's border wall, abortion 11.9.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. lawmakers clashed on Tuesday over funding for President Donald Trump's border wall and women's reproductive health programs, flashpoints that could threaten funding to keep the federal government operating beyond this month.
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Atwood says 'Handmaid's Tale' got much closer to reality, prompting sequel 10.9.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
Canadian author Margaret Atwood said a deterioration in women's rights in some parts of the world including in the United States prompted her to write a sequel to her best-selling 1985 novel "The Handmaid's Tale".
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Maharashtra woman pregnant for 20th time 10.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Maharashtra woman pregnant for 20th time
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Salvadoran activists hurl confetti, paint to protest new abortion trial 10.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Activists in El Salvador threw eggs filled with confetti and sprayed red paint outside the attorney general's office on Monday to a protest a decision to seek a third trial for a woman accused of killing her stillborn son.
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Moroccan activists denounce arrest of journalist on abortion charges 9.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Moroccan rights activists on Monday demanded the release of a journalist facing trial on charges of abortion and sex outside marriage, saying her arrest was politically motivated.
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Pregnant Woman Accuses UP Local Body Official Of Rape: Cops 8.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
An official of the Chitrakoot district panchayat office in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district has been booked on the charge of rape, police said on Sunday.
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Punjab and Haryana HC allows woman to terminate 24-week pregnancy 7.9.2019 Scroll.in
The High Court allowed the abortion as the foetus had several congenital anomalies and was not likely to survive.
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