bioethics folders

Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)


Bioethics press synthesis

In the United States, Kentucky could become the only State without an abortion clinic

15 September 2017

In southern USA, a 3-day trial is under way between the State of Kentucky and the EMW Women’s Surgical Center. The State called for the establishment to be...

Chile decriminalises abortion in certain cases

12 September 2017

On 21 August 2017, Chile's Constitutional Court validated the law decriminalising abortion in the case of rape, when the mother's life is in danger and in the...

Abortion in Canada fuels anger in Bishops

31 July 2017

A speech delivered in early June in the Commons Chamber in Ottawa, Canada, by Foreign Affairs Minister, Chrystia Freeland, has triggered a reaction from...

Chile: The Senate approves the legalisation of abortion in three specific cases

31 July 2017

In Chile, following the approval of MPs on 17 March 2016 and initial validation by the Senate on 25 January 2017, the draft bill decriminalising abortion in...


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