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India’s top court broadens abortion rights for unmarried women

Indian law has permitted abortion in the case of sexual assault since 1971

‘As capable as a son’: Indians say no to the abortion...

More girls are born as women achieve success in business and sport, and police raid clinics that carry out sex-selective abortions

‘Keep listening to the cry of the poor, planet,’ Catholic women...

“Continue to listen and respond to the cry of the poor and the cry of the planet as Pope Francis said in Laudato Si”

Indian rights activists decry release of perpetrators of 2002 rape, killings...

“It is a shame for democracy and an insult to women,” said Dev Desai of the non-government organization ANHAD

The shame of a nation: The tragedy of Bilkis Bano

Independence Day was a terrible day for Bilkis Yakub Rasool and for millions of Indians who cherish all that is sacred

Three women appointed, three women persecuted

People who speak truth about injustice and exploitation, corruption, and immorality to those in power are the prophets

Indian Catholics laud pope’s ‘visionary’ move in appointing women to Vatican...

“Pope Francis is no doubt a visionary who is treading gently to create space for women"

Pope Francis appoints three women to Dicastery for Bishops

The two religious sisters and one consecrated virgin are the first women to ever be named members of the dicastery

Women worldwide face sex-based religious persecution

These women, simply because they are women, face horrors from rape and forced marriage to forced birth control and sterilization

2,000 Christian, Hindu women, girls kidnapped annually in Pakistan

The International Christian Concern said “persistent advocacy is necessary to influence the Pakistani authorities to change course”

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