abortion

    • French film on illegal abortion wins Golden Lion at Venice Festival

      French film on illegal abortion wins Golden Lion at Venice Festival

      A timely film about illegal abortions in 1960s France won the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion on Saturday, capping a festival rife with female-focused themes, AFP reported. Audrey Diwan's "Happening" (L'événement), arrives just as the abortion debate is raging again after new restrictions in Texas, and with the MeToo movement starting to make its mark in the film industry.

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    • EU guarantees right for safe legal abortion

      EU guarantees right for safe legal abortion

      The European parliament passed a resolution that guarantees the right of every woman for legal and safe abortion, Reuters reported. The bill comes as part of EU efforts to protect women's health. The resolution calls for all 27 Member States to amend legislation. The resolution, approved by 378 to 255 votes, said the Covid-19 pandemic had limited the access to many services crucial for sexual and reproductive health and rights, claiming that pandemic had affected women more than men.

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