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After Massive Public Outcry, Polish Parliament Rejects Total Abortion Ban


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After Massive Public Outcry, Polish Parliament Rejects Total Abortion Ban

By a vote of 352-58, the Polish Parliament today rejected a draft measure which would have banned abortion in all circumstances and criminalized women who obtained abortion services. Today’s vote comes after a massive public outcry over the measure, with millions of people protesting the proposed ban in countries around the world.


By CRR, USA.


Human rights Policy Resource.

Chile's Senate Health Commission Approves Abortion Bill


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Chile's Senate Health Commission Approves Abortion Bill

This week Chile’s Senate Health Commission agreed to advance a proposed bill that would allow women to access safe and legal abortion services in cases of life-endangerment, sexual violence, and fatal fetal impairments. The legislation, which was introduced by President Michelle Bachelet in January 2015, will face a full Senate vote before heading to President Bachelet for her signature. On March 1, the Constitutional Commission within the Cámara de Diputados approved the bill.


By CRR, USA.


Human rights Policy Resource.

Center for Reproductive Rights Calls on Texas to Abandon Latest Unconstitutional Attempt to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion


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Center for Reproductive Rights Calls on Texas to Abandon Latest Unconstitutional Attempt to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion

The Center for Reproductive Rights has submitted comments to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) in response to the Abbott administration’s latest politically motivated and unconstitutional attempt to restrict a woman’s ability to access safe and legal abortion.


By CRR, USA.


Human rights Policy Resource.