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Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)

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Abortion in the United Kingdom: alarming figures

07 January 2019

Nearly 200,000 abortions were performed in England and Wales in 2017, according to the Ministry of Health, which publishes these figures annually. This is the...

Ohio: the Senate bans abortion as soon as a heartbeat is detectable

07 January 2019

The Ohio Senate voted 18 votes in favour and 13 votes against the bill that would ban abortion as soon as a heartbeat is detected. The bill was passed by the...

Irish Parliament decriminalizes abortion

07 January 2019

Seven months after the referendum that began the procedure for decriminalizing abortion in Ireland, Parliament passed the bill on Thursday (see In Ireland,...

In Belgium, children stillborn at 4.5 months can be registered in the civil registry office

07 January 2019

In Belgium, the House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday 13 December that will allow a foetus to be registered starting at140 days after conception,...

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