Abortion law

Exclusive: party set to act after campaigners and medical professionals demanded abolition of Victorian-era laws.
Today’s ruling is a hard-won victory for women. Now, we need to confine these cruel laws to history, writes BPAS’ Katherine O’Brien.
A young rape victim, Evelyn Hernández, was suspected of having an abortion and charged with homicide in El Salvador. She has now been acquitted by a judge at a retrial, in a case that has attracted international attention to the country’s strict abortion laws.
Defence secretary goes further than Tory leadership candidates.
The hardline Brexiteer stands alone among the 11 candidates to be the UK’s next PM in saying he is “probably not” a feminist.
In communist Romania, my aunt died as a result of an illegal, unsafe attempt to end her pregnancy. Having had three myself under new laws, to my mind legal abortion is the indication of a sane society.
US District Judge Carlton Reeves struck down a law that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
As we mark the Isle of Man legalising abortion, and a year since Ireland voted to repeal the 8th Amendment, the government must take inspiration from them and bring about safe, legal abortion in Northern Ireland.
"We’re really facing a moment of regression on women’s access to basic rights."