News tagged with pregnant

UK court to rule on landmark 'pregnancy crime' case

A British court is to rule on whether a woman committed a "crime of violence" against her child by drinking heavily during pregnancy, in a case that has raised concerns about criminalising mothers.

Nov 27, 2014
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Mozambique decriminalises abortion to stem maternal deaths

Mozambique has passed a law permitting women to terminate unwanted pregnancies under specified conditions, a move hailed by activists in a country where clandestine abortions account for a large number of maternal deaths.

Dec 19, 2014
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