Women needing abortions face violence, from harassment by fanatics to oppressive laws. Countless deaths, misery and increased poverty caused by forced pregnancy have forced some countries to abandon anti-abortion laws.
Women WorldWide, September-October 2015August 30, 2015
A brief look at women worldwide including the case of a child raped in Kenya and denied an abortion; Chief Inkosi Kachindamoto from Malawi who annulled child marriages; and how Women on Waves is using drones to send women abortion pills if they live where the procedure is illegal.
World in View: Malawi crackdownSeptember 20, 2011
by Gerry Emmett
Protests against deteriorating economic conditions, fuel shortages and government repression were met with brutal force by authorities in Malawi on June 20-21. Police fired on large crowds in a number of cities, attacking with tear gas, and forcing protest leaders into hiding. At least 19 people were killed in two days of clashes [=>]