bioethics folders

Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)


Bioethics press synthesis

Russia : No Abortion on 28 december

23 January 2017

In Russia, the region of Yaroslavl banned abortions on 28 December, Feast of the Holy Innocents. Local religious leaders asked for the biblical account of the...

Pressure On Ireland To Legalise Abortion

23 January 2017

Abortion is illegal in Ireland except in cases where the mother's life is in jeopardy. The eighth amendment to the Irish Constitution grants equal rights to...

The Netherlands : The Health Minister Wants To Reduce The Number Of Abortions

23 January 2017

In the Netherlands, "30,000 women terminate their pregnancy every year". "That's far too many" for Health Minister, Edith Schippers, who is considering greater...

Kentucky limits abortion

23 January 2017

On Monday, Kentucky Governor, Matt Bevin, signed two draft bills limiting abortion in his State. The urgency surrounding these draft bills suggests their...


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