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Colombia abortion ruling: Top court declines to legalise abortion [Video]

Colombia abortion ruling: Top court declines to legalise abortion

Colombian court shuts down landmark abortion case, but renews debate on legalisation, women's rights activists say.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published
Anti and pro-abortion protesters face off in Bogotá [Video]

Anti and pro-abortion protesters face off in Bogotá

Anti and pro-abortion protesters held rallies outside the Constitutional Court of Colombia in Bogota on Monday (March 2).

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 01:22Published
Thousands of women rally for abortion to be legalised in Argentina [Video]

Thousands of women rally for abortion to be legalised in Argentina

Latin America has some of the strictest abortion laws in the world, say activists.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published
Petition to recall Nevada Governor Sisolak [Video]

Petition to recall Nevada Governor Sisolak

A group, "Fight for Nevada," is collecting signatures to try and recall Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak. The group claims his stance on the 2nd amendment and abortion as part of the reason for the..

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas     Duration: 00:19Published

Assembly rejects ‘imposition’ of abortion regulations on Northern Ireland

CNA Staff, Jun 3, 2020 / 04:45 am (CNA).- The Northern Ireland Assembly voted Tuesday in favor of a motion rejecting the “imposition” of abortion legislation by the Westminster parliament.  The..
CNA - Published

Court finds Northern Ireland’s abortion laws 'incompatible' with human rights

Belfast's High Court says Northern Ireland's abortion ban violates the United Kingdom's human rights commitments.
SBS - Published

Two NSW Liberal MPs threaten move to crossbench over abortion laws

Two NSW Liberal MPs say they're willing to move to the crossbench over the government's handling of abortion legislation.
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Barnaby Joyce threatens to quit after colleagues fire back over abortion laws

Acting prime minister Michael McCormack says the NSW abortion bill is up to state parliament, after Barnaby Joyce called on the leader to speak out against it.
SBS - Published

Which countries have the strictest abortion laws?

Here is a snapshot of abortion laws around the world.
SBS - Published

Watch: NSW Parliament debate abortion de-criminalisation bill

The NSW lower house is debating state abortion laws in a bid to de-criminalise the 119-year-old bill.
SBS - Published

New Zealand moves to decriminalise abortion, but critics say the bill falls short

The New Zealand government has released long-awaited plans to overhaul its abortion laws, so that a termination is treated as a health issue and a woman's choice rather than a crime.
SBS - Published

Meet the women who have been pushing to legalise abortion in NSW

NSW Parliament will be given a conscience vote on the decriminalisation of abortion in NSW after 119 years. We spoke to the women who have been pushing to update abortion laws in NSW and asked them how..
SBS - Published

New dad Barnaby slams NSW abortion laws

Former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce says his experience with his baby son has informed his view that abortion should not be decriminalised in NSW.
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LNP members urge politicians to change Queensland's abortion laws

The issue of abortion has resurfaced at the LNP state convention.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

'It could happen to anyone': Why thousands of women will march in Sydney this weekend

A 17-year-old girl’s humble Facebook event has become a rallying cry for those concerned a change in US abortion laws could impact the already "archaic" rules in Australia.
SBS - Published