Teen parents bullied, shunned

Teen parents bullied, shunned

There is a high cost for teens who choose to continue a pregnancy against the wishes of their parents, friends and society. This was revealed on SBS television’s Insight programme last week, focusing on teen pregnancy. Of the teen mothers interviewed, not one of...
A decade of saving babies and their mums

A decade of saving babies and their mums

Pro-life. Speak those two hyphenated words and a millennia of placard-wielding, fired-up activists are invoked. Emily’s Voice is unashamedly pro-life but also pro-woman. Motivated by love for women and their unborn children, the Toowoomba-born charity uses clever,...
Three agonising minutes

Three agonising minutes

It took three, uncomfortably long minutes for Emily’s Voice CEO Paul O’Rourke to pour 80,000 tiny ball bearings, each one representing the life of a child who won’t get to experience life outside the womb, into a cold, steel bucket. “That’s one year. I’d be pouring...
How to lovingly debate abortion

How to lovingly debate abortion

How do we lovingly challenge pro-choice opinions? Is there a way to respectfully debate common abortion reasoning? And is it worth going there? I mean, do people actually change their minds based on these sorts of discussions? Enter: Stephanie Gray. The Canadian...
10-year-old Indian girl pregnant by rape

10-year-old Indian girl pregnant by rape

There’s a 10-year-old girl in India who must be so very scared right now. It has been alleged that she was raped repeatedly by her uncle and now she is six months pregnant. Her parents discovered she was pregnant only when she began complaining of stomach pain....

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