Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicReproductive rights

Topic: reproductive rights

UN study predicts 7 million unplanned pregnancies during Covid-19 crisis

47 million women in low and middle-income countries will be unable to use modern contraceptives due to the ongoing lockdowns, according to latest UN data.

Patriotism can’t be defined by how many kids we bear, focus should be on reproductive rights

Without resorting to the language of explosion as Modi did, India needs to reorient its health and education system to empower people to make informed choices.

What if roles are reversed? Debate on court ordering man to give sperm to estranged wife

A court in Maharashtra’s Nanded brought up a woman's ' reproductive rights' while granting a wife's plea to have a child through IVF with her estranged spouse.

Court orders man to donate sperm to estranged wife, who says no time for 2nd marriage

Husband’s lawyer says will challenge Maharashtra family court order because 'no person can be compelled to have sex, directly or indirectly'.

Global Pulse: A lesson for Trump from the Vietnam War, are women drivers Saudi Arabia’s ‘PR stunt’?

When the US found itself it the midst of a self-defeating war in Vietnam, its president knew that the country was headed for something ugly. 

Abortion act changes: Women pay the price for systemic failures

Amendments that aimed to give women more choice have been put on hold because of the state’s failure to eradicate clinics and quacks who facilitate sex-selective or illegal abortions. VRINDA SEHGAL

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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