bioethics folders

Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)


Bioethics press synthesis

UNESCO’s Ethics Commission publishes a report on robotics

13 November 2017

In September, UNESCO'S World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology, "COMEST"[1], completed a report on robotics, which has just been...

UN: the definition of the right to life is under debate

13 November 2017

The UN Committee on Human Rights is currently reviewing its definition of "right to life" in international law through its mission to interpret the...

Ban on abortion based on prenatal screening for Down syndrome in Ohio: draft bill adopted by the Lower House

13 November 2017

On 1 November, the Ohio House of Representatives approved a draft bill banning abortions based on prenatal screening for Down syndrome. The document aims to...

United Nations: abortion on disability grounds denounced

06 November 2017

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has stated in an official document that abortion on the grounds of foetal disability is...


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