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Marital Rape is Not a Crime in India, Now a Judge is Fighting Back

India is in the midst of a horrific rape epidemic with heinous stories of sexual violence surfacing all over the country. Despite the gory mistreatment of women, Indian law still does not penalize men who rape their wives. Now, a high court judge is fighting back for the rights of women.

Belfast Council Passes Abortion Pills Motion Against Posecutions

Belfast city council has passed a motion condemning the arrest and attempted prosecution of women in Northern Ireland who procure abortion pills online. The motion denounced cases such as the one involving a mother who obtained abortion pills for her 15-year-old daughter after her child was raped. The mother faces prosecution in a court case […]

Mumbai: HC Allows 13-Year-Old Rape Victim to Terminate Pregnancy

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Monday permitted a minor victim of rape to terminate her 24-week pregnancy. A division bench of Justices N H Patil and Anuja Prabhudessai also sought to know from the Maharashtra government if any circular or guidelines were issued to the police on how to handle such cases and directed […]

Another Salvadoran Woman Freed After Years in Jail for Stillbirth

El Salvador’s Supreme Court has commuted the 30-year sentence of Maira Veronica Figueroa Marroquín after 14 years in prison for aggravated murder after she suffered a stillbirth. Figueroa Marroquín was released from prison Tuesday after the Ministry of Justice commuted her sentence.