21 August 2014
Friday, 19 October 2012 16:24
Attorney General Yatin Varma announced on Monday that abortion under certain conditions is allowed in Mauritius since Friday 12 October, 2012.
Published in News
Sunday, 26 August 2012 12:00
The Criminal Code Amendment Bill legalizing abortion has been voted for in June.
Published in Tribune
Friday, 01 June 2012 16:49
Abortion, contraception and arson were the main contents of the menu. Added to these were private television, the MBC, safety in our lagoons and road construction.
Published in Parliament
Sunday, 27 May 2012 12:47
Abortion should be allowed under certain terms. I believe that it is the person’s right to have an abortion if she wants to and that no one should interfere with that right. I have many reasons for feeling this way.
Published in Point de Vue
Monday, 21 May 2012 10:48
What is modern about getting rid of a foetus or of a few weeks old baby from within the mother’s womb, which entails crushing the foetus or the baby into bits and removing the pieces before chucking them in the bin, not to mention the mental trauma the mother is most likely to suffer from for the rest of her life? Regarded as a necessarily evil in very extreme cases, the excuse of the future physical or mental health of the woman is clearly a loophole for outright abortion. The very same doctors carrying out back-street (illegal) abortions will, after their legalisation, provide justification for carrying out those abortions. The sex trade will soon evolve into the trade of foetuses.
Published in Blog
Friday, 18 May 2012 12:00
Many people are under the impression that with the amendment of the bill, abortion will be fully legalised in the country. However, it is important that we make the distinction between legalising abortion and decriminalising it in specific cases.
Published in Society
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