Savita Halappanavar's Death - A Human Rights Issue

Barbara Hewson | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Politics
Barbara Hewson

The problem which Ireland now faces is that Ms Halappanavar's Convention rights under Articles 3 and 8 appear to have been breached, as well as her right to life. She was in a position of great vulnerability, yet she seems to have been treated deplorably.

Should Women Going For An Abortion Get Compulsory Counselling?

PA | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK

A Royal College has explicitly said women who are sure they want an abortion should "not be subjected to compulsory counselling". In revised guidel...