We take our cue from Egypt where the release from detention of ex-president Hosni Mubarak and a crackdown on the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood is fuelling further tensions in the violence-racked ...
The recent trial of the anti-abortion activist Xavier Dor, who broke into a family planning centre, highlighted the determination of some who oppose termination of pregnancy.
The trial of a fake Algerian doctor and 12 accomplices, accused of selling the babies of single mothers to families in France, was adjourned on Sunday because five of the accused failed to turn ...
Thursday's expected arrival of a Dutch abortion clinic aboard a boat in Morocco has revived the debate over the practise in the north African country.
Today marks the international campaign for the decriminalisation of abortion.
Turkey's prime minister has declared abortion tantamount to murder, sparking a fierce cultural and political battle over reproductive rights.
In Morocco, a leading doctor says around 900 women a day are having backstreet abortions.
Blind Chinese rights activist Chen Guangcheng is worried that authorities will persecute his family after his escape from house arrest, he told RFI on Wednesday.
Last week, the decision by a major US breast cancer organization to withdraw funding for vital cancer screening from Planned Parenthood provoked widespread criticism.