India-Ireland Current Affairs, GK & News
The government of Ireland has unveiled a long-awaited bill that envisages new rules governing when life-saving abortions can be performed, a point of potentially deadly confusion for women in a country that illegalizes abortions. The bill has come after an Indian origin woman, Savita Halappanavar, died due to blood poisoning last year after she was refused a ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2013
Following the pressure from the European court of human rights, which ruled that abortions should be allowed in the republic in cases where a woman’s life was at risk, the Irish government is to introduce legislation permitting abortions in limited circumstances. The reforms are expected to allow terminations where there is a medical risk to ..
Besides medical inquiry, Ireland will also order a statutory inquiry into the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar due to pregnancy-related complications after being denied abortion, in a move seen as an attempt to meet her husband’s demand for a full public probe.
Savita Halappanavar’s death has led to a widespread protests in Ireland and a call to re-look at the abortion laws. She was 31 year old dentist originally from Belgaum, India who moved to Ireland in 2008. She died on October 28, 2012 in Galway, Ireland. Her death led to widespread protests, in Ireland, India, England ..