The Spanish government has approved a new abortion law which will make it much more difficult for women to be able get an abortion in the country.
The new law, which is almost certain to be passed in the Congress given that the ruling right Popular Party has a comfortable majority, ends women's rights to ask for an abortion in the first 14 weeks of their pregnancy, Xinhua reported citing Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz Gallardon who confirmed it after a cabinet press conference.
Source: The Times of India
A recent statement by a US Ambassador demonstrates the wide gulf that exists at the UN on the question of abortion.
Ambassador Elizabeth Cousens told the executive board of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) that a series of recent meetings have “helped strengthen our collective understanding of reproductive rights.” It would likely surprise people on both side of the UN abortion debate that there is anything resembling a collective understanding. It remains one of the most disputed terms at the world body
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