The new regulations could help mitigate the problem of so-called "secret divorces."
The abuse left some women unable to walk or even stand, while one prisoner, after an especially brutal session, repeatedly tried to kill herself.
Imelda Cortez suffered years of abuse by her stepfather.
The girl had been in hospital for four days and was reportedly on a ventilator when attacked.
A survey asked Americans to evaluate movies with abortion as a theme, and rank them according to how comfortable they were with the way the issue was handled.
"So much is at stake in this country," the organization's founder and president told Newsweek. "And people are really paying attention to what's going on right now."
The man was detained on charges of "committing several violations and taking up a post exclusively reserved for Saudis."
The 17-year-old, identified only as Khadija, had been kidnapped at knife-point while visiting her mother.
The 29-year-old has been detained since 2015 for involvement in anti-government protests.
A bill to legalize abortion at up to 14 weeks was defeated earlier this month in Argentina.
Two men were arrested for burning Salma al-Sharif's car, but officials said it was an isolated incident.
Arrests continue apace as Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has lifted the ban on women driving.
There's a lot Saudi women still can't do, and some women's rights activists are being arrested.
Julieth González Therán was reporting from the streets of Moscow when she was grabbed by an excited fan seconinto her broadcast.
Soumya Swaminathan said Iranian modesty laws infringed on her "right to freedom of expression, and right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion."
Amsa Hathel proudly proclaimed that in the decades she's been driving, she has never once had an accident or broken any traffic rules.
Ireland's abortion laws were some of the strictest in the world. A huge majority just voted to change that.
"We are all so touched, and proud to be Irish," one of the founders of the crowdfunding group Abroad for Yes told Newsweek.