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South Korea constitutional court to rule on abortion ban

South Korea constitutional court to rule on abortion ban

South Korea's constitutional court is to rule Thursday on the legality of a decades-old abortion ban that campaigners say endangers women, in what could be a historic decision. The South is one of the few industrialised nations where the procedure is illegal

South Korean women hope for change to abortion laws

South Korean women hope for change to abortion laws

More than a quarter of a century after the first of her three abortions -- illegal in South Korea -- Lim is still haunted by her sense of shame. She was 24 and had a boyfriend, but neither was ready to wed. And it was 1993, when sex before marriage was still v

US anti-abortion film a surprise box office success

US anti-abortion film a surprise box office success

A movie produced by a Christian studio about a former employee of an organization that provides abortions who became a "pro-life" activist is proving to be a surprising box office hit."Unplanned," which was released in theaters on March 29, has pulled in m

Thousands march in Italy against anti-gay, anti-abortion group

Thousands march in Italy against anti-gay, anti-abortion group

Tens of thousands of people marched in the northern Italian city of Verona Saturday to protest a meeting of the anti-gay, anti-abortion US-based World Congress of Families.But while Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini addressed the Congress Sat

US state passes bill banning first-heartbeat abortion

US state passes bill banning first-heartbeat abortion

The governor of the southern US state of Georgia was expected to sign a bill banning abortion as soon as a heartbeat is detected, after legislators on Friday approved the text which Hollywood celebrities vowed to fight. Abortion is one of the most politically