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This house protects babies who are almost aborted

Abortion? Until now the issue has become a controversy. WHO notes, every year, there are around 50 million cases of abortion in the world. In Bandung, Indonesia, there is a house that accommodates prospective mothers who are unwillingly pregnant. The place is called Rumah RUTH or House of RUTH. 

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02.12.2018 | 15:29

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Opinion: Argentina’s women will fight on

Argentina’s failure to pass a law legalizing abortion is an historic missed opportunity. Nevertheless, the country has grown through engaging in this debate on women’s rights, says DW’s Veronica Marchiaro.

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13.08.2018 | 10:06

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Abortion in Argentina – A taboo under the lens

Abortion is prohibited in Argentina. In 2012, abortion was made legal only in the case of rape or threat to the woman’s life. Even so, around half a million women undergo the procedure every year. Three photographers are portraying these women in a project designed to spark debate in the country.

   

 

 

 

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13.08.2018 | 10:05

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A triumph for women and for Ireland

Ireland has voted overwhelmingly in favor of abolishing the total abortion ban in its constitution. The result is a triumph for women in Ireland and a victory against populism, says Barbara Wesel.

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27.05.2018 | 8:25

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Women in the News

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© Twitter/Isischan

Do you know how ISIS deals with women? According to a report an Iraqi woman has killed an ISIS commander that forced her to become a sex slave. Read more here and don’t forget to share and tweet the news of #ISISchan!

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15.09.2015 | 19:58

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Women in the News

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While Russia is pondering imposing restrictions on abortion rights, Amnesty International is urging Ireland to end its abortion ban. Read more news about women here and tell us if we miss something.

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19.06.2015 | 14:07

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“The nation as been split,” said one of Paraguay’s leading churchmen over the case of a pregnant 10-year-old girl who was raped by her stepfather and denied an abortion. The argument over the girl has drawn unusually strong attention to the issues of child abuse and abortion, which is banned in the country. Read more here.

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15.05.2015 | 21:40

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