Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases
The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs. Wade.
Debate about abortion in Germany reignited
Although abortions are illegal, in practice they are not being punished. But in Bavaria, Germany, fewer doctors and hospitals are willing to carry out the procedure.
Jailed for a miscarriage: El Salvador's strict abortion laws
In this edition, we head to a country that has some of the world's strictest abortion laws. In El Salvador, abortion is completely outlawed.
Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe v. Wade abortion ruling, dies at 69
Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff known as Jane Roe in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe vs. Wade ruling legalising abortion, died Saturday at the age of 69, a journalist close to McCorvey said.