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Teen pregnancy, backstreet abortions make Lima worst megacity for women's health: poll

Lima - where abortion is illegal except when the mother's life or health is at risk - scored bottom when it came to healthcare.

Nearly half of abortions 'unsafe': study

In countries where the procedure is banned or allowed only to save a women's life, barely 25 percent of abortions ...

'Not a woman's choice': India's abortion limit puts women at risk, say campaigners

Abortions in India are a 'conditional right' but must be done within 20 weeks. 
September 06, 2017 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Groom for hire: The dark secrets of Vietnam’s strange wedding service

Even 'sacred' marriage is not immune to commercialization.
June 19, 2017 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Trump administration vastly expands global anti-abortion policy

Anti-abortion groups praised the decision, saying it merely represented a realignment of funding.
May 16, 2017 | 08:43 am GMT+7

Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer

Abortion of girls are still common in India, despite that the sex ratios are skewed towards males across the country.
March 06, 2017 | 04:40 pm GMT+7

Abortion in Vietnam at alarming rate

It's highest in Asia as, on average, every woman of a reproductive age undergoes 2.5 abortions.
October 01, 2016 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Abortion rate in Vietnam highest in Asia

On average, every woman of a reproductive age undergoes 2.5 abortions.
September 30, 2016 | 04:31 pm GMT+7

Teenagers account for 70 percent of secret abortions in Vietnam

Young people account for 70 percent of secret abortions in Vietnam, according to Nguyen Thi Hoai Duc, head of Vietnam's Institute for Reproductive and Family Health.
July 01, 2016 | 08:08 am GMT+7