August 9, 2016

“Nigeria’s abortion laws need to be reviewed” -IPAS Country Director, Hauwa Shekarau

The trauma of rape and unwanted pregnancies forces victims to procure unsafe abortion, facing risks of death and reproductive health complications. In order to address this challenge, Gender activist and Nigeria Country Director of the international NGO, IPAS, Hauwa Shekarau, in an exclusive interview with National Mirror,  calls for a […]
August 5, 2016

Woman jailed for running sex racket aborts pregnancy in prison

 After being arrested for running a sex racket last month, a 24-year-old model, who is now lodged at the Byculla women’s jail, India, endangered her own life by terminating her eight-week pregnancy. Local reports have it that she was rushed to the Hospital, where she refused to undergo post-abortion treatment, […]