Abortion Rights

  • Ireland: Hospital staff failed to adequately assess Savita Halappanavar, says report 13-06-2013 11:46 PM

    Staff at an Irish hospital failed to adequately assess and monitor Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar who died after suffering a miscarriage, a key report on her death said on Thursday and warned that such incidents could happen again in the absence of clarity on abortion law. A clinical inquiry into...
  • Pregnant women who are ill entitled to 2nd opinion: Ireland 03-12-2012 06:02 PM

    London: Amid the row over the death of an Indian dentist in Ireland, the Irish government has told the Council of Europe that any seriously ill woman who is pregnant and her request for a termination is refused, is entitled to a second medical opinion. The woman would also have...